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MASTER PLAN FOR THE CENTRAL DELAWARE

Transforming Philadelphia’s Waterfront

June 13, 2011


Consulting Team Cooper, Robertson & Partners OLIN KieranTimberlake HR&A Parsons Brinckerhoff Hurley Franks & Associates UAC Toni Griffin KBE KS Engineers CH Planning BlankRome Kelly/Maiello Emily Cooperman PhD Katherine Woodhouse-Beyer PhD Davis Langdon Brooklyn Digital Foundry


Create a network of civic and public spaces that are distinctive public amenities as well as catalysts for private development

Vancouver

Philadelphia, River Rink at Penn’s Landing


Promote the development of new, low to mid-rise, dense and walkable residential neighborhoods

Philadelphia, Fishtown

Boston


Accommodate diverse land uses along the waterfront

Camden

Philadelphia, Penn’s Landing

Pittsburgh


Incorporate Best Practices in Sustainability

Vancouver


Participate in creating a balanced transportation plan that supports the walkability of the waterfront and its strong connection to the city and the region

Portland


Create strong inclusionary opportunities for economic development for minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged businesses

Philadelphia, West Philadelphia

Philadelphia, North 5th Street


Create a plan that can be implemented in discrete increments, over time

Philadelphia, Race Street Pier


Create a truly Philadelphia waterfront

Philadelphia, Schuylkill Banks

Philadelphia, PECO building


Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

The Extended Overall Plan

Whitman

Swanson

Total Property Total Land

1,129 Acres 930 Acres

Port Richmond


Swanson

Neighborhood Parks 64 Ac Recreation Under I-95 24 Ac Multi-use Trail 32 Ac, 5.0 miles Waterfront Parks 120 Acres Development 6.5m sf

Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

The Overall Plan


Mixed Use - Piazza at Schmidt’s

Philadelphia, Piazza at Schmidt’s


Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

A Mix of Uses on Redevelopable Land

Swanson

Residential Office/Research Mixed Use Civic/Institutional Hotel Casino Light Industrial Parking Parks/Recreational

44% Mixed Use 19% Residential 17% Light Industrial 6% Office/Research


Race Street Pier


Parks every ½ mile

The Basin Washington Park Dickinson Park Mifflin Park

Penn’s Landing

Race St Pier

Spring Garden Plaza Penn Treaty Park

Berks Park

Cumberland Park

Lehigh Park

Pulaski Park


Schuylkill River Trail


Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

Trails Plan

Swanson

Multi-Use Trail Columbus Boulevard Trail Existing Regional Bikeway Existing Local Bikeway

5.0 miles of Multi-Use Trail 3.0 miles of additional bikeway


Connector Street – Columbia Avenue


Swanson

Primary Connector Street Secondary Connector Street

Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

Connector Street Improvements


Rapid Transit – Portland, OR

Photo by Trimet


2nd St Station

Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

Delaware Avenue Transit

Spring Garden Station Girard Ave Station

Swanson

Penn’s Landing Washington Avenue Pier 70

New Delaware Avenue Transit Existing Subway (Market –Frankford Line) Existing Trolley (#15) Existing Bus Routes (#25 on Delaware Ave.)


Water Transit: RiverLink Ferry System

Photo by: jwordsmith


Proposed Water Taxi Stops

Near-term Stops Long-term Stops Existing RiverLink Ferry Stops


Less than 10% of land publicly owned (75 of 930 Ac)

DRWC owned Near-term Stops Publicly owned Long-term PublicStops Park Existing RiverLink Ferry Stops Privately owned


Less than 10% of land publicly owned (75 of 930 Ac)

Washington

DRWC owned Publicly owned Public Park Privately owned

Penn’s Landing

Spring Garden


Three Priority Sites

Penn’s Landing

Washington

Spring Garden


Three Priority Sites

Washington

Penn’s Landing Spring Garden Washington Subtotal

Penn’s Landing

Development 1,200,000 sf 2,600,000 sf 1,940,000 sf 5,740,000 sf

Spring Garden

Park 18.1 ac 6.5 ac 18.9 ac 43.5 ac


Today’s Central Delaware Waterfront


Tomorrow’s Central Delaware Waterfront


Delaware/Columbus

Swanson

Home Depot

Cedar Shopping Center

Wal-Mart

Former Foxwoods

Washington

Reed

Dickinson

Mifflin

Tasker

Washington and The Far South

Comcast

Sheetmetal Workers Union Local

US Coast Guard Pier 53

Pier 38+40

Pier 36


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Washington and The Far South


Delaware/Columbus

Pier 3 + 5 Penn’s Landing Dockside

Pier 9 Race Street Pier

Race

Historic Pump Station

Market

Chestnut

Walnut

Dock

Spruce

South

Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Penn’s Landing


Callowhill

Spring Garden

Vine St. Lot

Festival Pier

Piers 12 - 24

Pier 25

Waterfront Square

Sugarhouse

Penn Treaty Park


Spring Garden

Public Realm Plan


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Spring Garden


Penn Treaty and The Far North

Penn Treaty Park PECO Anderson Glasgow

Anderson

Port Richmond Rail Yard (CONRAIL)


Penn Treaty and The Far North


Penn Treaty and The Far North


Penn Treaty and The Far North – Extended Plan


Penn Treaty and The Far North – Extended Plan


Penn Treaty and The Far North


Penn Treaty and The Far North


Penn Treaty and The Far North


Swanson Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

The Extended Overall Plan


Development & Implementation Strategy


Implementation Strategy

•

Utilize public investment to spur private development

•

Develop incrementally


Three Priority Sites

Washington

Penn’s Landing Spring Garden Washington Subtotal

Penn’s Landing

Development 1,200,000 sf 2,600,000 sf 1,940,000 sf 5,740,000 sf

Spring Garden

Park 18.1 ac 6.5 ac 18.9 ac 43.5 ac


Methodology

Market Analysis & Development Program Site Revenues Infrastructure Costs Plan Economics & Funding Strategy


Development Program: Dense, Low and Mid-Rise Housing

Responds to market

Supports adjacent neighborhoods PENN’S LANDING WASHINGTON

Philadelphia, South Street

Hamburg, Germany

Philadelphia, Piazza at Schmidt’s


Development Program: Additional Uses in Core

PECO & SPRING GARDEN

PENN’S LANDING WASHINGTON

Hotel

Food & Beverage

Some High Rise


2049

2047

2045

2043

2041

2039

2037

2035

2033

2031

2029

2027

2025

2023

2021

2019

2017

2015

2013

2011

Development Phasing

Full Absorp.

Planning & Approvals Spring Garden (Festival Pier & Uplands) Below-Grade Infr. Above-Grade Infr. Vertical Development Absorption

2036

Penn's Landing Below-Grade Infr. Above-Grade Infr. & Deck* Vertical Development Absorption

2025

Washington Below-Grade Infr. Above-Grade Infr. Vertical Development Absorption

2050

* Deck at Penn’s Landing built following completion of other above-grade infrastructure. ** Includes only sites that encompass some DRWC or public property.


Infrastructure Costs by Use

Total: $770M

$414M $414M

$356M $356M

Public Funding to Spur Private Development Completing the Public Realm


Infrastructure Costs by Funding Source

Total: $770M $248M

$348M

Federal and State Grant Programs, Foundation/Private Contributions Bonds Backed by Revenues

$174M

City and State Capital Funding


Implementation Strategy


The Next 5 Years: Public Realm Improvements

Washington Avenue Green Phase 2 Install interim multi-use trail from Washington Ave to Penn Street Completion of two additional waterfront trail sections


The Next 5 Years: Transportation Improvements

Race Street Connector Phases 1 & 2 Two more connector streets designed, funded, and constructed Delaware Avenue traffic study completed Short-term traffic improvements on Delaware Avenue including signal re-timing and pedestrian safety improvements


The Next 5 Years: Development Sites

Marina basin dredged and upgraded Redevelopment of Pier 9 Site chosen for International Sculpture Garden and fundraising effort underway Water taxi service in operation


The Next 5 Years: Development Sites (continued)

Festival Pier site environmentally remediated, permitted, entitled. Request for Proposals process completed and private developer selected. Pre-development work for Penn’s Landing Basin completed. Complete conceptual design and cost estimates for new Penn’s Landing park and decks over I-95/Columbus Blvd.


The Next 5 Years: Projects Completed by Other Organizations

Completion of light rail preliminary engineering and environmental assessment by Delaware River Port Authority and others Philadelphia Parks and Recreation improvements to Penn Treaty and Pulaski Parks, with DRWC support Redevelopment of Race Street Pumping Station by Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe Festival


The Next 5 Years: All Projects


Conclusion


MASTER PLAN FOR THE CENTRAL DELAWARE

Transforming Philadelphia’s Waterfront

June 13, 2011


Swanson Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

The Extended Overall Plan


Swanson Spring Garden

Market

South

Washington

Snyder

Oregon

The Overall Plan

DRWC Master Plan Final Presentation  

Slide show presented at the final public meeting for the Central Delaware Master Plan, June 13, 2011

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