Naval Foundry Celebrates 100 Years; Now Doubling Workforce

Built in 1918 during the twilight of World War I, the original foundry building operated as part of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard until 1995. The foundry still operates from that same building today, and forms the heart of what is now a 100 year old institution.  Read more

15+ Navy Yard Events To Fall In Love With This February

February welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, stop by the Chapel for a lecture or two, be the judge at Bar Amis’s Cage Match with Le Virtu, and Drink & Draw with Miriam Singer and AIGA Philadelphia!

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The Navy Yard Adopts Local Philadelphia Public School

Being part of the Navy Yard  community includes access to a diverse business community that offers opportunities not just for business growth, but also initiatives to foster civic and corporate engagement in the community. Representatives from Navy Yard businesses and employees meet quarterly as the Navy Yard Engagement Committee to discuss and plan community events and programs.

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15+ Events & Deals to Enjoy at the Navy Yard this January!

The New Year brings more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, join volunteers from the Navy Yard for an MLK Day of Service on Columbus Boulevard and take advance of the exclusive deals & discounts our community partners have to offer!

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15+ Spectacular Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this December!

With miles of riverfront to explore, freshly planted trees to see, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, December rounds out 2018 with a free food truck pop-up, the first Cage Match series at Bar Amis, and a special offer for a Harlem Globetrotters Club Box Fundraiser for the Navy Yard’s newly adopted school, Bregy Elementary School! What are you waiting for? Visit us! Read more

18+ Marvelous Events to Experience at the Navy Yard this November!

With miles of riverfront to explore, #NavyYardSeaMonster to find, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, November welcomes the return of CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard, the first ever Wellness Roundtable, and the season finale of #lunchtrucklineup. What are you waiting for? Visit us!

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Groundbreaking of WuXi AppTec’s 4th Navy Yard Facility

What a beautiful fall day for the groundbreaking of WuXi AppTec’s 4th Navy Yard facility! WuXi’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Joe Hughes, was joined by Lauren Swartz, Senior Director of International Business at the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department; John Grady, President of PIDC; John Gattuso and Brian Cohen of Liberty Property Trust; and other members of the WuXi and project teams for the ceremonial groundbreaking. This 95,000 square foot build-to-suit office and laboratory building is for WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Business Unit (WuXi ATU), located at 400 Rouse Blvd.

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RECAP: 5th Annual Navy Yard 5k

Thank you to our Navy Yard community for another amazing Navy Yard 5k! The 5th year brought together over 600 dedicated runners and walkers on a perfect fall day in Central Green.

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22+ October Events You Can Experience at the Navy Yard!

With miles of riverfront to explore, #NavyYardSeaMonsters to find , & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, October welcomes the return of the Navy Yard 5k,  Navy Yard Sustainability Day, and a Boos and Brews Networking hour with Yards and Urban Village. What are you waiting for – visit us!

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18+ Navy Yard Events to Add to Your Calendar in September!

With miles of riverfront to explore, Indego bikes to share, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, September welcomes the return of Wanderlust 108,  Cycle September’s Love to Ride to Work Day, and  the last Navy Yard Al Fresco of the season. What are you waiting for – visit us! Read more