PlanPhilly was created in 2006 to cover the Central Delaware Riverfront Visioning project. One of their main goals is preserving the riparian life within Philadelphia's waterfront.
"Many cities proclaimed their waterfronts to be dead for any development other than industry and decided to plan around them, building overbearing highways along their banks and cutting off public access to what has now become a great urban resource"
This is exactly what seems to be the case for much of Philadelphia; besides Penn's Landing and Penn's Treaty Park, a large portion of the downtown river access is mostly municipal or industrial.

Philadelphia waterfront has been shown an increasing amount of attention with the casino controversy... Current issues are...


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