The Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting a public meeting this coming Monday, February 4th, to unveil their new master plan for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The plan, which aims to create better public spaces along the Parkway, was developed in conjunction with PennPraxis and input from community meetings held in July 2012. … Continue reading Come to the unveiling of the Action Plan for the Ben Franklin Parkway!
Philadelphia has been acclaimed for its vast network of parks and open space, which provides citizens with access not only to green space and playgrounds, but to a variety of programs, such as farmers' markets, that enhance the quality of life for city residents. Enhancing and expanding the parks are components of the goals for Greenworks Philadelphia, the city's plan for becoming the most sustainable city in the country.
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway has been gathering a lot of well-deserved attention recently. The opening of the new Barnes Foundation has added one more gem to the Parkway’s famous array of cultural institutions, which includes the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute, and the main branch of the city’s Free Library. The parkway is … Continue reading Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the news