Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Dead-Ass Proposal of the Week-- March 26th

River's Edge Corporate Center/Campbell's Soup HQ Tower

Camden Waterfront

The only living rendering is this overhead view from an old Camden Waterfront Master Plan. Yes, it would have included that huge parking lot.
            You think Philly's Delaware Riverfront is development-cursed? Check out Camden's. Camden's waterfront has many development-driving advantages over Phiadelphia's. There's no gigantic interstate highway running alongside, the real estate is much more abundant (and much less expensive), and the view of Philadelpia's skyline from Camden is about 10,000 times better than the reverse. Despite all that, Camden's waterfront has been through just as many goofy waterfront proposals as Philly's in the last 30 years. This is the story of one that was pretty certain to happen until it all went to shit.
          Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!!!