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April 5th is Annual Spring Clean-up in Philly!

Looking to give back to your community this spring? Join us on Saturday, April 5th from 9a-2p at Larder’s Point Park as we participate in Mayor Nutter’s annual Spring Clean-up, a city-wide event that focuses on preserving Philadelphia’s extensive system of parks and trails. Visit www.PhillySpringCleanup.com to sign-up. All clean-up tools will be provided, as […]

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Ground Broken on the Delaware Ave Extension Project!

Last week brought excitement to the Bridesburg community as ground was officially broken on the Delaware Avenue extension! This project, the brain child of Robert Borski, DRCC’s founder and Chair, extends the avenue from Lewis Street to Orthodox Street, relieving I-95 congestion and improving the community’s access to the Delaware River. You can read all […]

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May 15th – Save the Date for Our Spring Fling!

Despite the sub-freezing temperatures suggesting otherwise, spring is right around the corner and that means we at DRCC are getting ready to host our 4th annual Spring Fling. This year, we have even more to celebrate as we acknowledge the 10th anniversary of our inception and pay honor to individuals and community organizations that have […]

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Watch the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

For those of you who were unable to attend the Port Richmond Trail ceremony, it’s available on You Tube at the following link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0hbaMu_BH4.  Sit back, relax and enjoy it as we had fun on a beautiful day in October!

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Port Richmond Trail Is OPEN!

The Port Richmond Trail section, on which the ribbon was cut on Oct. 29, 2013, is 1.6 miles extending from Richmond & Allegheny east along Allegheny to Delaware at Pulaski Park and then north on Delaware to Lewis Street. In the Spring the City will begin construction on a 1 mile extension of Delaware Avenue […]

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Two Upcoming Events!

On Saturday, Oct. 26th, beginning at 9 a.m., DRCC will host a Volunteer Day at Lardner’s Point Park, Levick Street at the River, next to the Lardner’s Point Pumping Station and just south of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge.  We will be doing a fall planting and sprucing up the park.  All the help we can […]

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Successful Spring at D.R.C.C.

Much has been happening in the last couple of months for our organization.  We completed not one, but TWO Volunteer Days.  In April, we worked with C.L.I.P., PEC River Ambassadors, and the PSC Falcons, along with lots of other helping hands, to clean, clear and refurbish at Pennypack on the Delaware.  Just over a week […]

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Port Richmond Trail Groundbreaking!

There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Port Richmond Trail section of the Delaware Riverfront Greenway on Friday, October 19th at 10 a.m.  The event will take place at Delaware & Allegheny Avenues, just north of the entrance to Pulaski Park.  All are welcome and we hope you will be able to join us […]

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Lardner’s Point Opening

Lardner’s Point Park- the newest segment of the East Coast Greenway- opened May 14, 2012 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by many organizations, local residents,  Mayor Michael Nutter, and the press. The DRCC managed the transformation of Lardner’s Point from a forgotten parcel covered with invasive plants into a publicly accessible stretch of restored shoreline. The […]

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Lardner’s Point Park Groundbreaking

The Delaware River City Corporation is announcing the creation of a riverfront park on 4.5 acres of land immediately south of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge and in front of the City of Philadelphia Water Department’s Lardner’s Point Pump Station, Construction will begin in November of 2011 with park completion anticipated in May 2012. The Lardner’s […]

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