In case you missed this article from DesignBoom - it features Josh Owen's 'Stoop Bench' which is on display - along the Schuylkill Banks park (pictured below) along with several other DuPont Corian® based designs by Philadelphia area designers. As if you needed yet another reason to cruise this park.
'stoop bench' by josh owen
philadelphia is a city of stoop dwellers. the townhouses that line the streets
of center city and the myriad surrounding neighborhoods all have stoops.
with this in mind owen came up with of the idea of moving the 'stoop' off the typical
urban grid and applying them to a park or perhaps districts with no stoops.