The first phase of Philadelphia’s Rail Park is complete—filled with pathways, greenery, and bench swings with amazing city views! Join planners, designers, urbanites, and lovers of parks on Monday, July 16th as APAPASE checks out Philadelphia’s newest amenity. Come hear brief remarks from park designer Studio Bryan Hanes, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC), and Friends of the Rail Park. You’ll hear about how the first quarter mile of park was designed, how the park relates to the surrounding neighborhood, and the vision for revitalizing three miles of unused rail lines into a usable, beautiful, public space for all.
- 5:30 – 6:00 PM: Networking and Light Refreshments
- 6:00 – 6:30 PM: Three speakers (10 mins each)
- 6:30 – 7:00 PM: Question and Answers
- 7:00 – 7:30 PM: Brief Tour of Park
The Park will be open until 10:00 PM after the event–feel free to hang out after the official part of the event is over.