State still seeking ideas for development at waterfront jail site in Camden

CAMDEN — There is no shortage of plans and projects to redevelop the city’s waterfront between BB&T Pavilion to the Ben Franklin Bridge. They include a new headquarters for American Water, a possible hotel and apartment building, and recently-announced plans for an 18-story office building called “Camden Tower.”

But just upstream from the potential Camden Tower site, north of the vacant Campbell’s Field and the bridge, is a large site that has nothing on it.

It used to hold Camden’s Riverfront State Prison, and state and local officials are hoping it will one day be home …read more

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