Oct 7, 2021 - News
Philadelphia unveils new designs for FDR Park
Renderings of FDR park upgrades
Renderings of the new welcome center at FDR park coming soon. Photo courtesy of WRT Designs

The city of Philadelphia has released renderings for the first phase of the $250 million upgrades being made to the heavily used FDR Park.

  • Take a look at the South Philadelphia park's new welcome center, which includes a courtyard, office and vendor space, and a huge playground.

Flashback: Philadelphia announced a master plan for the park in 2019 to address design and infrastructure issues, and committed a total of $50 million over five years.

swing set at FDR park
A rendering of a massive swing-set with 30 swings coming to FDR park. Photo courtesy of WRT Designs

What's ahead: Crews will break ground on the project next summer, and complete the upgrades the following year.

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