With over 68% of the city's vacant or underused industrial land, and excellent transportation access, the district rests between two development hotspots: the Navy Yard and University City. Steinberg paints a bright future for the Lower Schuylkill, imagining an elegant 21st-century landscape of new industrial, office, and research buildings, historic industrial structures, sweeping recreational amenities, environmentally sensitive wetlands, and beautifully engineered bridge crossings.
58th street Bartram's Garden Development
Steinberg also imagines state-of-the-art research and development facilities that build upon Philadelpjia's leadership in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and life-sciences industries lining the riverfront, complete with the extension of the Schuylkill River Trail and parks that manage the flood prone areas storm water issue. He believes this area has the potential to become a clean, green, urban machine that will power the economic engine of Philadelphia well into the 21st century.
Gray's Ferry Development