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  • Bridesburg Art

    This November, we had a great time with the after-school program children from Bridesburg Recreation Center creating trivets designed with leaves from the site of the future riverfront park in Bridesburg (a former concrete factory). This activity helped the children connect the historical past of the site with the nature of the future park that…

  • THANKFUL IN 2019

    We have so much appreciation for all of the people and groups who have helped us plant roots in 2019. We want to thank all of the people, groups and companies that made it possible for us to plant over 500 trees, put on dozens of community events and to those who helped fund it…

  • So Many Trees…

    This year, Riverfront North Partnership is proud to have planted 626 native trees along the banks of the Delaware River along the trails and in the parks of Riverfront North.  Why is planting trees here important? So many reasons! – These trees contribute to Philadelphia’s 10 year urban forest plan, with the goal of a…

  • Make A Difference – Become a Trailblazer

    What does being a trailblazer mean to you? It could mean a pioneer who clears the path for further generations and changes the environment around them.  Or, is it a leader who wants to better the world? Perhaps it’s a whole community that has a big idea and isn’t afraid to go after it.  …

  • THANKFUL WEEK: Supporters and Trailblazers

    Today we are especially thankful for the supporters of our projects and programs, as well as all of our new trailblazers!   Without you, none of our amazing programs and projects would be possible. THANK YOU!   William Penn Foundation | CLIF Bar | MOM’s Organic Market | Just Born, Inc. | Enterprise | Riverwards…

  • THANKFUL WEEK: Community

    Today we are especially thankful for our community! With the support of folks in the surrounding neighborhoods and the below groups, our goals of creation, activation and restoration have become a reality! Thank You! Rep. Joe Hohenstein | Councilmember Bobby Henon | Rep. Michael Driscoll | State Senator John Sabatina | Congressman Brendan Boyle | PROPAC Port Richmond On Patrol And Civic | Bridesburg Community Action Alliance | Bridesburg…

  • Thankful Week: Partners

    Today we are especially thankful to all of the partner groups and companies that made our events, programming and volunteer days possible.   Thank you for helping to activate and restore this beautiful riverfront!   United By Blue | Center for Employment Opportunities | Comcast | Make The World Better Foundation, Inc | PowerCorps PHL…

  • Thankful Week: More Tree Please

    More Trees Please!🌳🌳. Today we are especially thankful to all of the people who helped Riverfront North Partnership plant over 600 trees this year! The parks and trails are greener and healthier because of you! To all of the below groups and to the individual volunteers who helped plant these trees, THANK YOU! PECO |…

  • New Funding For Bridesburg Riverfront Park

    Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has just announced a $250,000 grant to the future riverfront park in Bridesburg. With this grant, the total raised towards the $4.7 million Phase 1 construction costs is $3.2 million. This funding from DCNR brings the Bridesburg neighborhood one step closer to the river that they were cut…

  • Funding Secured For Redesign of Tacony Boat Launch

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to announce an upcoming redesign of the Tacony Boat Launch, made possible with support totaling $232,000 from the Pennsylvania Coastal Zone Management and Commonwealth Finance Authority programs. The Tacony Boat Launch (5100 Princeton Ave) is an underutilized riverfront park that will be designed with the community as a trailhead for pedestrians, bicyclists,…