Ridley Marina’s impressive copper penny roof stands out. And it almost never was. One of the last remaining open space areas in Ridley Township, Pa was slated for townhome development. But the board of commissioners had other ideas for this piece of real estate. Its perfect location near the Delaware River made it an ideal spot for establishing a recreational area. The township went all out and built a marina, added marina offices and made various other improvements to the area over the years, including leasing a space for a new restaurant called Stinger’s Waterfront.