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Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

Set amidst an oasis of greenery, Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Philadelphia’s Manayunk neighborhood combines all the features of a park, recreation center and performance space. The new facility includes water features that demonstrate water retention in an urban environment, a basketball court, outdoor amphitheater, public art and a 250-seat theater equipped with high-tech sound and lighting.

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Parks & Gardens

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