On warm days Dilworth Park’s fountain is an irresistible interactive spot for the youngest Philadelphians and more than a few adults. In Hidden City Daily Thérèse d’Auria Ryley explores the urban design magic in Dilworth’s splashable asset and what lessons there are in this wet social space.
Yards Brewery is planning an expansion on Spring Garden Street, making good on its commitment to stay in Philadelphia, reports Jacob Adelman. Yards is under agreement to lease 85,000 square feet at 5th and Spring Garden, site of the former Destination Maternity warehouse and a forthcoming mixed-use complex. The new facility would allow Yards to significantly increase capacity and house a full-scale restaurant.
Curbed Philly offers a peek inside the apartments being constructed inside the Divine Lorraine. Curbed hears six units have been leased so far and move-ins should begin by year’s end.
West Philly Local reminds: University City District wants your feedback on bike parking in the neighborhood. Send along your photos of overcrowded or busted bike racks (noting time/date/location) to firstname.lastname@example.org or use #UCbikeparking. Feedback will help guide where new bike racks will go.
How does Pennsylvania commute? Keystone Crossroads’ Patrick Doyle mapped it.