The new Lardner's Point Park was unveiled in Tacony Monday. Photo/Michelle Alton
Six months after politicians put shovel to ground on a cold November day, Lardner’s Point Park opened for business.
One of many projects in Philadelphia’s Green2015 plan, the park adds green space to Tacony and passive recreation space to the Delaware River waterfront. It’s located at Levick Street just south of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge and will be part of the Kensington and Tacony trail the Delaware River City Corporation is developing along the waterfront between Wissinoming and Tacony.
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City representatives, elected officials and DRCC Board members break ground at Tacony's Lardner's Point Park. Photo/DRCC Facebook page.
Yesterday’s groundbreaking at Larnder’s Point Park is the first noticeable step of many in a process that will bring a new park to Tacony.
Part of Delaware River City Corp.’s plan to connect neighborhoods along the Delaware River, the park at Levick Street near the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge will feature a river overlook, fishing pier and green space. continue reading »
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Tacony is getting a new park. Work will start in the summer or fall on Lardner’s Point Park adjacent to the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. As PlanPhilly reports, the fishing pier will be updated and tables, benches, restrooms, solar lighting and more will be added to the 4.5-acre space. continue reading »