Philadelphia’s Spring Garden Street Greenway Project

Patrick Starr, executive vice president of the Philadelphia region of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, said the organization is working with city and state agencies to transform the 2.2-mile east-west roadway into a linear park or “greenway” connecting the city’s Delaware and Schuylkill riverfronts.

“We think Spring Garden Street can be a real hub of activity,” Starr said. “It has what we call ‘good bones.’ It’s a wider street and some parts already have a median strip with nice trees.”

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