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The Navy Yard Newsletter

Quay Wall Groundbreaking
Broad Street Quay Wall Reconstruction Ceremony

We were excited to finally be able to hold a ceremony to kick off the Broad Street infrastructure improvement project on September 14. Reconstruction of a critical 734-foot section of Broad Street (referred to as the Quay Wall) officially started at the end of July, but the ceremony was held later to welcome distinguished guests and partners to the event, including Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, Lou Belmonte PennDOT District Executive, and Linda Cruz-Carnall U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Regional Director.


Navy Yard Group X to Debut Their Very First Documentary at the Navy Yard

Group X will debut their very first documentary, "Alpha Sacred Beings." Free screening at the Navy Yard Fall Festival on October 19 with a special performance by the Red Blanket Singers, a Southern Style Native American drum and dance group!

Navy Yard Innovative Navy Yard Skills Initiative Program Focuses on Life Science Opportunities

Partners in Greater Philadelphia’s life sciences ecosystem collaborated to create a new workforce development training model with Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc., located in the Navy Yard, to connect biotech jobs with a wider range of Philadelphians, including residents from disadvantaged communities.

Navy Yard Bio Buzz Names Navy Yard in Top-5 Real Estate Developments to Watch in Philadelphia

The Navy Yard is now a mixed-use office and industrial location that will eventually expand to become a small town, with residential and retail establishments. The Navy Yard is also a maturing destination for the life sciences.

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

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 Bregy Elementary School in South Philadelphia.

Navy Yard Final Beam Placed at 1201 Normandy Place in the Navy Yard

Development at 1201Normandy Place in the Navy Yard reached a major milestone with the placement of the final steel beam on the structure. When complete in May 2023, it will be the first speculative multi-tenant R&D lab building at the Navy Yard.


The Navy Yard hosts a variety of events every month. Some upcoming featured events include:

Navy Yard Featured Programming

  • Half Mad Honey Hive Tours
  • Navy Yard Health & Wellness Expo
  • Black Girls with Green Thumbs - Terrarium Making
  • Navy Yard Fall Festival & Alpha Sacred Beings Documentary Screening
  • Black Girls with Green Thumbs - Herbal Tinctures
  • Navy Yard Sustainability Day
  • Navy Yard Halloween Movie Night
  • Lunch Truck Lineup (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Charity Events

  • Race for Hope Philadelphia
  • Step Out: Philadelphia
  • PA Walk4Hearing
  • HDSA Eastern PA Team HOPE Walk
  • 2022 Gritty 5k
  • 2022 ADL Walk Against Hate
  • End Childhood Cancer 5k Walk/Run
  • Girls on the Run: Fall 5K

Visit the Navy Yard Events page for a complete list of events, times, and how to register.



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