Fabric Row—Stitching The Future To The Past

 

Photo: Tom Gralish, for the Inquirer

Photo: Tom Gralish, for the Inquirer

  • Philadelphia Real Estate Blog was at 16th & Moore for the ceremonial groundbreaking of ReNewbold, Postgreen’s first foray outside of Fishtown and Kensington. Designed by Interface Studio Architects, the ultra-Modernist mixed-use development is expected to have its 16 townhomes, 2 condominium units, and retail space certified LEED Platinum. Brian Jeans says that he made his decision to buy into ReNewbold in part for that environmentally conscious design, but also “to live in a diverse neighborhood,” noting that he “watched this neighborhood mold in front of me and was delighted with how harmoniously the various groups worked together.” Councilman Kenyatta Johnson called the event a “celebration of a vision for a stronger South Philadelphia.”
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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