Philadelphia Sights

Race Street Pier

  • Columbus Blvd. and Race St. Map It
  • Penn's Landing
  • Promenade/Boardwalk

Updated 08/12/2011

Fodor's Review

The first in a planned series of pocket parks along the Delaware River, this green space offers dramatic views of the adjacent Ben Franklin Bridge and allows you to get up-close views of the river itself. Designed by the same firm behind New York's popular High Line, the two-level promenade features lush plantings, including some three dozen trees and many perennials, as well as amphitheater-style seating near the river's edge and plenty of benches and green lawns for relaxing and surfing the Web via free Wi-Fi.

Sight Information

Address:

Columbus Blvd. and Race St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States

Map It

Phone:

215-928–8801

Updated 08/12/2011

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