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View Poll Results: DC Waterfront vs. Philadelphia Waterfront: Which has the most potential?
Washington DC 3 14.29%
Philadelphia 17 80.95%
Can't Decide 1 4.76%
Voters: 21. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-08-2013, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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Which city do you think had the most potential when it comes to their waterfronts? The DC Waterfront or the Philadelphia Waterfront?
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:56 PM
 
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I would say D.C. only because of the amount of development parcels. D.C. has 7 different waterfronts developing and they will all be connected by water taxi. I don't know of another city with that many large waterfront developments.

-Alexandria Waterfront

-Yards Waterfront

-Wharf Waterfront

-National Harbor

-Poplar Point Waterfront

-Buzzard Point Waterfront

-Georgetown Waterfront
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:14 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Philadelphia, they have 2 rivers!
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:19 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Philadelphia, they have 2 rivers!
So does DC.
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Old 03-08-2013, 11:27 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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So does DC.
Your right I forgot about that other river going by the two stadiums.
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:17 PM
 
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Philly!
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Old 03-10-2013, 05:31 PM
 
Location: London, NYC, DC
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DC has far less waterfront than Philly, so I feel like it'll be easier for DC to fill out its waterside areas first.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:46 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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All water is not created equal. The Potomac is at its ugliest where it passes thru DC, IMO. Upriver a few miles and it is a gorgeous, lively thing. Downriver and it gets to be a wide, brackish estuary with all kinds of interesting birds and plantlife. In DC it's just sort of there. Same with the Anacostia.

The Delaware, however - big, pretty, great big bridges crossing it.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:52 AM
 
Location: The City
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http://www.plancentraldelaware.com/w...l-Delaware.pdf
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Wow...I'm surprised to see I was the lone vote for DC.

The big strike against Philly's waterfront is the interstate, which won't be going anywhere.

The Georgetown waterfront is actually becoming rather nice.
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