Navy Yard Blog

June 9, 2023

Lunch Truck Lineup – 2023 Schedule

Our seasonal Lunch Truck Lineup program runs from April – October. Weekly schedules will be posted on our social media accounts and below.  Get the weekly schedule straight to your inbox by signing up for our Lunch Truck Lineup emails.  #LunchTruckLineup #NavyYardEats Locations Tuesdays: Marine Parade Grounds • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays: 19th

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June 8, 2023

New Interactive Navy Yard Map

This just in, we’ve created a new interactive Navy Yard – Things to See & Do Map where you can discover all the Navy Yard has to offer conveniently from the palm of your hand. The map, which can be downloaded and accessed through Google Maps, is sorted by categories so you can find what you want

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June 5, 2023

Elementary School Students Celebrate End of School Year at The Navy Yard

Students from F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School (Bregy Elementary) celebrated the end of the school year with a fun day of activities at The Navy Yard last week. The students participated in a field day with  activities such as tug-o-war, 3-legged race, potato sack race, obstacle course, egg relay race, water carry race, kite flying,

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June 5, 2023

Long-time Navy Yard Security Officer Gets Promoted

Brandon Capone has seen a lot in his nearly nine years of working as a security officer at the Navy Yard. Most recently, he saw his role and responsibilities with Allied Universal Security Services (Allied) increase. (Allied is the contracted security company at the Navy Yard for PIDC.) Capone, who lives in South Philadelphia with

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May 19, 2023

Phillies Honor Local Veteran with Ceremony at the Navy Yard

The Philadelphia Phillies honored a local veteran’s service during a ceremony May 18 on the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard. Anita Garner, a Navy veteran, arrived to a crowd of wave-flagging supporters completely surprised by the event – she thought she was arriving to go to a meeting. Garner served during Desert Shield/Desert Storm as

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May 5, 2023

Navy Yard Unveils Newest Public Art Project

ARTIST CREATES “GREETINGS FROM THE MIRAGE”, A FLAMBOYANT DESERT LANDSCAPE VISITORS CAN WALK THROUGH AT THE NAVY YARD #NavyYardMirage  Group X and PIDC announced its latest public art installation at the Navy Yard, Greetings From The Mirage (#NavyYardMirage), a domed sculptural art installation that will transport you to a surrealist soft desert created by sculpture

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May 3, 2023

Navy Yard Workforce Program Receives $525,000 Federal Grant

Through the strong support of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), PIDC recently received a $525,000 grant for its innovative workforce program – the Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI). Congresswoman Scanlon secured the Community Projects Funding commitment for NYSI in 2022 and PIDC recently completed the administrative grant process to access the funds. NYSI is a

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April 25, 2023

Free Health & Wellness Programming at the Navy Yard in 2023

Free and open-to-the-public fitness classes are coming back to the Navy Yard in 2023! At the Navy Yard, we strive to promote physical and spiritual wellbeing to employees of the Navy Yard and the surrounding communities. This year we will be expanding our health and wellness programming by partnering with Alchemy X to bring a variety of

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April 21, 2023

The Navy Yard – Building through Sustainability & Resiliency

What has made the Navy Yard the coolest and most successful commercial redevelopments of an old military instillation are the continued commitments to sustainability & resiliency. This has been the mission since PIDC began redevelopment nearly 20 years ago and will remain true through future redevelopment plans. The Navy Yard is dedicated to providing a

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April 17, 2023

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from Argentina as Part of U.S. State Department Program

A delegation of economists, government officials, legislative advisors, and business leaders from Argentina visited the Navy Yard on April 14 as part of a larger visit to the U.S. through a State Department program to understand political, social, and economic issues in the U.S. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the

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April 14, 2023

NSWCPD Co-Hosts 18th Annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge with Temple University

The following is courtesy of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division. You can access the original article here. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division co-hosted the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center on March 24, 2023. SeaPerch

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April 5, 2023

Navy Yard Showcased during Planning Conference in Philadelphia

The Navy Yard was a must-see stop as planners from around the country gathered in Philadelphia for the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference 2023 (NPC23) March 31-April 4 – with a focus on how the planning community can lead the way to develop solutions to today’s most pressing problems. They Navy Yard hosted several

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March 30, 2023

Award-Winning Life Sciences Workforce Program Graduates First Class at Navy Yard

The 22-week program, which began recruitment last summer and generated more than 400 applicants, graduated its first class at a ceremony held at Iovance Biotherapeutics at the Navy Yard March 10th, 2023. In total, 13 students graduated from the program, and ten will be connected with employment at Iovance Biotherapeutics as Aseptic Technicians starting at $23.50/hour. Associate

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March 29, 2023

Ensemble/Mosaic Signs First Lease at New Navy Yard Life Science Building with bioMérieux, Inc.

This blog is courtesy of Ensemble/Mosaic. Read the release on the Ensemble/Mosaic website. PHILADELPHIA – March 29, 2023 – Ensemble/Mosaic, a joint venture between Ensemble Investments, LLC and Mosaic Development Partners, has announced the signing of its first tenant, bioMérieux, Inc., at 1201 Normandy Place, the newest life science facility at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The building

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January 30, 2023

Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Executes Another Record Casting

The following is courtesy of the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center. You can access the original article here. The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center continues to innovate as it executed the pouring of the largest non-ferrous ring in United States history on January 26 at its facility on the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Weighing in at 112.5

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