Venice Island work to begin ‘any day now’

By Amy Z. Quinn
For PlanPhilly
Work could be about to start on the long-awaited overhaul of the Venice Island Recreation Center in Manayunk. The Philadelphia Water Department recently awarded a general contract on the $45 million transformation of the disused playground to Keating Construction. A notice to proceed on the work is expected “any day now,” PWD spokeswoman Joanne Dahme said this week. Long talked-about a…  More »

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