Philadelphia's mayor is set to announce plans for an 11-acre park that would cap a section of Interstate 95 with green space and link the city with the Delaware River waterfront.
Mayor Jim Kenney tells PlanPhilly the estimated $225 million project at Penn's Landing will be tucked into his budget address on Thursday.
He's to announce a city commitment of $90 million, which will be doled out over six years for the park between Chestnut and Walnut streets.
The rest is expected to come from the state and from philanthropic donors.
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No timeline for completion was given.
Recent improvements north and south of Penn's Landing have helped revive the once-faded area. Spruce Street Harbor Park offers a waterfront roller rink and seaport museum, food, beer, hammocks and boardwalk games.