Grays Ferry Crescent Dedication

Event Type: 
Community Event
Grays Ferry Crescent Esplanade
east side of the Schuylkill River by Wharton Street and Schuylkill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146

You are cordially invited to join SRDC, the City of Philadelphia and others to celebrate the opening of the newest segment of Schuylkill Banks!

Monday, June 11, 2012 on the Grays Ferry Crescent Esplanade (east side of the Schuylkill River by Schuylkill Avenue & Wharton Street).

The dedication will begin at 11 am. After the ceremony, please join us for food, beverages and fun activities on the Crescent!

Please RSVP to Erin Bolz by Friday, June 1, 2012: 215-222-6030 x100,

Getting to Grays Ferry Crescent:

By bike or on foot: Get turn-by-turn biking and walking directions to the Grays Ferry Crescent using the embedded Google map on our website.

By bus: The Crescent is easily accessible by taking the number 12 and 64 bus lines, which run along Grays Ferry Avenue. From Center City, you'll want to take the route 12 bus, which runs west on Walnut Street between 7th Street and 23rd Street (and returns via Locust Street). Exit at the Grays Ferry Avenue and Grove Street stop, and enter the trail near the FedEx driveway. Once you meet up with the main trail segment turn left and walk under the railroad bridge to reach the Esplanade.

By car: Parking space is limited, so we strongly recommend that you walk, bike or take public transit if possible. Driving Directions to Schuylkill Avenue and Wharton Street are available on our directions page, below the directions to the Center City trail segment. Event parking in the Philadelphia Trolley Works parking lot, 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146.