Historic Maps & Figures
The notion of building a canal in the Kensington-Fishtown-Port Richmond neighborhoods originated with local businessmen and property owners along the sluggish meandering stream known as Gunner’s Run. Incorporating themselves as the Gunner’s Run Improvement Company, on March 15, 1847, these men hoped the canal would serve to spur economic development and prosperity in their community.
Report 36PH0153 the Archaeological Investigations of the Aramingo/Gunner’s Run Canal
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is undertaking improvements to increase capacity and improve operation and access on Interstate 95 (I-95) between the Vine Street and Girard Avenue Interchanges(Figure 1.1). I-95 currently consists of four lanes in each direction between Vine Street and Girard Avenue. As part of the I-95 Section GIR (I-95/GIR) project, the