This park is designed to assure that this tragedy will never be forgotten, serve as a place of reflection, and project a commitment by the City of Philadelphia to effective oversight of building demolitions to protect public safety.



  • The park design was approved by the Philadelphia Art Commission on June 3, 2015. The design received positive remarks about the quality of the place to be created.

  • A team of professional designers collaborated over a period of six months to develop a final plans. Over $150,000.00 in design hours has been donated by licensed design professionals in the Philadelphia area. The design drawings are 100% complete, awaiting permits; ready for construction.