Venice Island construction to begin next week

By Amy Z. Quinn
For PlanPhilly

The days are numbered for the old Venice Island Recreation Center, as the long-in-the-works, $46-million overhaul of the landmark Manayunk site gets underway next week. It’s a complicated, three-phase project that over the next two-plus years will see the removal of the current rec center, playground and swimming pool; the installation of “The Big Tank” — a four million-gallon, un…  More »

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