1,000 Residential Units on the Delaware River

A vacant parcel is located near the city's Graffiti Pier, which is slated to become a public park after closing in June.
July 6, 2019, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"More than 1,000 new homes could be coming to a massive vacant parcel between the Delaware River and Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood," reports Jake Blumgart.

"The sprawling 1,100-unit project at 2001 Beach St. [pdf], just below Graffiti Pier, would include multifamily rental buildings at the western end of the site, followed by diverse array of single-family town homes as the development edges closer to the river’s edge," according to Blumgart.

Blumgart has been tracking other large new developments on the Delaware River, in a formerly industrial part of town.

The nearby Graffiti Pier, shut down this spring after an "uptick in illegal activity," will become a public park, as reported by Emily Rolen.

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Published on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in PlanPhilly
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