Tour Leaders

Christopher Dougherty

Planner and Project Manager at Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

Christopher R. Dougherty is a researcher, urban planner, and project manager with deep experience in government and non-profit sectors planning, designing, and executing high-quality investments in Philadelphia’s public realm. Formerly employed as a planner with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Chris managed infrastructure investments in critical community park assets in historic Hunting Park, Strawberry Mansion, and West Fairmount Park in addition to trail projects along both the city’s rivers. Currently, he serves as a planner and project manager with the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation where he manages design and implementation of open space and trail projects along Philadelphia’s central waterfront.

Chris has an MA in American history from the University of Scranton and an MS in City & Regional Planning from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture.


Waterfront Reborn: Using Public Infrastructure to Leverage and Frame Private Development

Monday, June 20
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM