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Community

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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Community

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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Amenities

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 www.navyyard.org/mirage  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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Amenities

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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Community

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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Amenities

December 20, 2022

Navy Yard Collects Hundreds of Winter Clothing Items for Local School Children

Members of the Navy Yard campus and the local community came together for the inaugural Navy Yard Winter Wonderland and Winter Clothing Drive December 17. The event included winter-themed crafts, games, performances by Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, and local food trucks. The event was free to attend, but attendees were encouraged to bring a

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Amenities

October 20, 2022

Navy Yard Debuts Alpha Sacred Being Documentary at Navy Yard Fall Festival

The Navy Yard kicked fall off with a celebration and a documentary screening on October 19. More than 100 people came out on the first cold day of the season for an evening filled with food trucks, live music, games, and pumpkin painting. But the main attraction was the world premiere of Group X’s very

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Community

October 7, 2022

Navy Yard Supports Diversity in Business Development through MED Week Workshop

The Navy Yard hosted to members of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) community for a Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week workshop on October 7. The workshop at the Navy Yard was part of more than 40 other events in the region during the 38th annual Philadelphia MED Week, which was organized by the City’s Department

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Community

August 29, 2022

Navy Yard Businesses Come Through Big in Back-to-School Supply Drive for Local Elementary School

The Navy Yard business community came together to support a local elementary school with a back-to-school supply drive during August to support the incoming kindergarten class at F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School, Bregy for short, in South Philadelphia. The Navy Yard Engagement Committee, a collection of representatives from Navy Yard businesses whose goal is to plan community

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Events

June 23, 2022

First permanent public art project at the Navy Yard: Alpha Sacred Beings

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, PIDC and Group X, a group of Philadelphia-based artists, curators, and organizers whose members are anonymous, unveiled their latest and first permanent public art project at the Navy Yard: Alpha Sacred Beings (The Origin of Creation) by lead artist, Marianela Fuentes, whose previous works in her Sacred Beings series have

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Development Updates

June 21, 2022

Construction Update: 2500 League Island Boulevard

In fall 2021, Gattuso Development Partners broke ground on its newest construction project at the Navy Yard. 2500 League Island Boulevard is a premier Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) 130,000 square foot life science facility located at the corner of 26th & League Island Blvd West (formerly Langley Ave). The building is a ground up

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Events

June 1, 2022

June 2022 Events and more!

June welcomes even more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! The world’s largest hard seltzer festival is coming to the Navy Yard. On June 4, Seltzerland will sure turn the Navy Yard into a hard seltzer paradise. Then on June 5, Girls on the Run will be running through the Navy Yard streets

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Events

April 25, 2022

House Majority Leader Hoyer and Congresswoman Scanlon Tour the Navy Yard

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today welcomed Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Majority Leader for the U.S. House of Representatives, to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Alongside officials from the City of Philadelphia and PIDC, Hoyer and Scanlon toured the Navy Yard, met with representatives from two key employers — Philly Shipyard, Inc. and Iovance Biotherapeutics,

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Development Updates

March 15, 2022

Ensemble/Mosaic and Oxford Properties Group Break Ground on Speculative R & D Lab Building

Ensemble/Mosaic, a joint venture between Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners, and Oxford Properties Group (“Oxford”), a leading global real estate investor, asset manager and business builder, have broken ground on 1201 Normandy Place, a speculative 137,000 square foot R & D lab building at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The project represents

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Energy

August 12, 2021

Michael Kennedy Dedicates Battery Storage Project at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Citizens Energy Vice President Michael Kennedy today flipped the switch on a 6.4-megawatt Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to provide power cost savings to the Philadelphia Navy Yard and beyond through green energy technology. The nephew of Citizens Energy Chairman, and former Massachusetts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, was joined by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

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