Former Hospital Facility Reused In South Philly

 

Constitution Health Plaza on South Broad Street | Photo: Flying Kite

Constitution Health Plaza on South Broad Street | Photo: Flying Kite

  • Flying Kite looks at the upgrades at the former St. Agnes Hospital at South Broad & Passyunk, where the four-building Constitution Health Plaza provides residents with a “one-stop shop” of independent healthcare providers. Leasing and marketing director Elizabeth Daly explains that 18 of the eventual 24 tenants have already settled into the facility, which she says retained use of St. Agnes’ marble while altering the interior space, including an atrium and fresh lobby. “On the exterior we really want it to be a landmark along Broad Street,” says Daly. “South Philadelphia is very unique neighborhood, and it’s pretty exciting for us to be right in the middle of where the revitalization is taking place…it’s complemented each other: [the] investment in the building and people’s enthusiasm for the East Passyunk corridor.”
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