14 Finalists Announced for ULI Philadelphia’s 2017 Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence

National jury panel reviewed projects; Winners to be announced June 14th ULI Philadelphia is pleased to announce 14 finalists for ULI Philadelphia’s fourth annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence. The Awards for Excellence, modeled after the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, will recognize superior development projects in  Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New

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One Theater Square 22-story apartment tower rises rapidly on Newark skyline

NEWARK — The long-awaited 22-story One Theater Square apartment tower in Newark across the street from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center is rising steadily and on schedule for completion next year, officials said. Since breaking ground in November, the $116 million project with 245 rental units has climbed above the adjacent 12-story Robert Treat Hotel, its nearest neighbor

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A FIRST LOOK AT AKA UNIVERSITY CITY’S POSH LEVEL 28

From diving to driving (a golf club), peek inside the OMG-worthy amenities at AKA University City. The expansive terrace is a chic outdoor meeting space. Imagine that you could combine everything you love about your gym, spa, and country club into one dreamy urban Eden. Larry Korman, co-CEO of Korman Communities, did just that for the

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2-tower ‘Hamilton’ project near North Broad clears Civic Design Review

A two-phase, mixed-use development proposed for a parking lot near North Broad has cleared the Civic Design Review hurdle. The design committee members voted unanimously to conclude the CDR process for what’s being called the Hamilton, which was triggered because the proposed project clocks in at more than 100,000 square feet of new space. Altogether,

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Reuse of the City Branch for transit or trails unlikely, but proposed development isn’t to blame

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When plans for a new mixed-use development at 15th and Hamilton streets in Spring Garden were posted online in advance of this month’s Civic Design Review, the project caused a stir among some of Philadelphia’s hyper-vigilant urbanists. The new building appeared to block the below-grade rail right of way that originally connected to the nearby

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