Monthly Archives: August 2011

Connelly House Grand Opening

The Connelly House grand opening was held on May 17, 2011.  The BWA-designed building is now home for 79 chronically homeless people, occupying the site of the old St. John the Evangelist parish house. Mayor Michael Nutter was on hand … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitors’ Center

On June 10, 2011, elected officials, senior staff from the PA Historic and Museum Commission, park supporters and residents gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony that marked the start of renovations to the new WCP Visitor’s Center.   BWA’s team designed the … Continue reading

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Von Louhr Apartments Construction Commences

July 18, 2011 marked the commencement of renovations of the Von Louhr Apartments project for ACHIEVEability.  This BWA project involves the rehabilitation of 24 units of affordable housing for formerly homeless families in West Philadelphia.  The building was originally constructed … Continue reading

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Project Update: John R. Post ’60 Academic Center at Saint Joseph’s University

Construction continues apace on the new Academic Center.  Summer work on the campus sidewalks, landscape, and plazas is well under way in anticipation of completion before the fall term. The structural frame of the Learning Commons building is in place, … Continue reading

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BWA in the Community

Volunteerism for SHARE Charette – The Community Design Collaborative and the Delaware Valley Green Building Council sponsored a design charette to explore creative and sustainable strategies for the adaptive re-use of an 116,000 s.f.  industrial building and site to become … Continue reading

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