Race Street Connector
James Corner Field Operations,
measurements of water
* "CITY" is on the East side, pointing West and "RIVER" is on the West
side, pointing East.
This dramatic light screen, made of expanded metal with bold
signage and color-shifting night lighting, unifies the corridor
underneath the expressways and draws people to the waterfront.
The smaller characters graphically register the historic flooding
events of the Delaware River by month, year and peak height as
recorded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
at the Race Street Pier (Pier 11). The resulting timeline visually
reinforces the dynamic conntection between the city and the river.
* Under the 1-95 overpass.
South side of Race, East of 2nd.
* 39.953670,-75.140950 [map]
* On the Penn's Landing tour