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Reconnecting communities

Philadelphia’s industrial might and its location along the Delaware River catapulted it to international renown as the “Workshop of the World.” The river provided water and food for residents, transportation for industry, and was used for recreation, but worsening pollution and extensive industrial development cut the river off from people. As part of the East Coast Greenway, the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway is reconnecting local communities with the Delaware River.

Get Involved

Community involvement is essential to building the North Delaware Greenway and the larger projects it is part of. The DRCC and its partners offer many opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteer work days, river walks and park tours, submitting media, or contributing your skills to daily operation.

In Their Own Words – A Trail User’s Story

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DRCC Programs

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Great News from The Philadelphia Foundation!

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Summer 2016 in a Nutshell!

With summer drawing to a close, we have a minute to catch our breaths here in the DRCC office, and to take stock of what a truly tremendous past few months we’ve had!   On June 9, the K&T Trail Phase 1 broke ground at Lardner’s Point Park. This extension will be the newest addition […]

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DRCC Gets Some Great News Coverage!

PlanPhilly wrote an excellent and very informative piece on DRCC’s latest grant, as well as providing some well rounded background on the organization. Read the full story below!

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Latest Event Schedule

Here are all our upcoming events! Stay tuned, and please contact asotirchos@drcc-phila.org if you are interested or if you have any questions. Questions regarding the upcoming Spring Fling on May 12 at Glen Foerd Mansion can be directed toward jbuck@drcc-phila.org.

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Final Community Meeting for the Proposed Riverfront Park

Please join us on December 16th at 6:30 for the final Community Meeting to review the final conceptual master plan for the new riverfront park in Bridesburg! Learn more here.

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Second Community Engagement Meeting for New Park in Bridesburg!

      The second in a series of community meetings for the new park in Bridesburg was a great time! We delved further into the plans brainstormed at the last meeting, and were showed potential mock-ups of plans created by Locus Partners. We also had the pleasure of creating a wall full of our […]

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New Bridesburg Riverfront Park

Bridesburg is getting its’ very own Riverfront Park! Philadelphia Parks and Recreation acquired the ap­prox­im­ately 10-acre parcel of land, located at the end of Orthodox Street, last July as part of a “land swap” deal with Phil­adelphia In­dus­tri­al De­vel­op­ment Cor­poration, (PIDC). Community engagement plays a crucial role in this project under the leadership of Locus […]

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SPRING FLING SUCCESS

DRCC’s Fifth Annual Spring Fling was a HUGE success! We couldn’t have asked for a better set of circumstances, what with the beautiful weather, the great turnout, the delicious food and the excellent musicians Sad Patrick and Bethlehem. The only thing that could have made it even better would have been a surprise celebrity appearance… […]

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