Delaware Canal Vision Study, 2017
SIMONE COLLINS LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Client: PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor; Delaware Canal 21
Project Type: Regional Plan
Project Location: Delaware Canal State Park, Bucks and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania
The Delaware Canal Vision Study redefined the partnership paradigm for 21st Century stewardship of this extraordinary 60-mile x 60-foot wide Pennsylvania State Park waterway; national trail; and National Historic Landmark.
Through a 12-month process, the regional Delaware River community collectively re-imagined alternative futures for this 187-year old, transportation artifact to serve environmental, recreation and cultural functions.
Dedicated non-profit partners secured William Penn Foundation funds to collaborate with PA DCNR in this visionary project.