August 31, 2017 — 12:26pm
by Darryl C. Murphy
McMichael Elementary School received a facelift yesterday on day two of renovations in preparation for the new school year. The first was on Aug. 22.
Thanks to $15,000 worth of contributions from the Goldenberg Group, a local real estate developer, the school upgraded common areas — the teachers’ lounge, indoor recess room, multipurpose room, and the courtyard. [Read Full Article]
Posted 5:02 PM, August 30, 2017
By Matt Alba
Updated at 09:29 am, August 31, 2017
WEST PHILADELPHIA — Brian Wallace is the principal of the Morton McMichael School in West Philadelphia and says his school has been blessed this year to get help with some much-needed renovations. Wallace said his school was, “Well used…really run down and it needed a lot of love and attention.”
Starting last week, the Goldenberg Group, which is a Philadelphia based real estate developer, held its 6th annual school improvement project. They gathered over 200 volunteers from other businesses around the city to help make sure the school is fresh, clean and in good shape for the coming school year. [Read Full Article]
August 22, 2017, 3:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A West Philadelphia elementary school is getting a much-needed makeover thanks to a top real estate development firm.
Inside the Morton McMichael School in the Mantua section of the city, dozens of volunteers drill, paint, clean and spackle.
All thanks to the Goldenberg Group – their sixth year helping to improve Philadelphia schools around the region. [Read Full Article]
L’Anima: Melograno’s owners opening in S.W. Center City
Updated: AUGUST 9, 2017 — 1:54 PM EDT
by Michael Klein, Staff Writer
They’re headed into Southwest Center City, taking the never-before-occupied ground-floor space in Carpenter Square at the corner of 17th and Carpenter Streets.
Tentative name is L’Anima – “the soul.” [ReadFull Article]
It seems like the Philly skyline changes almost daily, with plenty of cranes rising and towers topping out. This map may help wrap your head around the mind-boggling amount of construction that’s taking place throughout the city—a majority of which qualifies as high-end construction. [Read Full Article]
Philadelphia’s newest hotel is in its home stretch, sprinting towards an August opening.
Wait, did I say “hotel”? Forgive me, for I had a momentary lapse of memory in recalling what I was touring at 1213 Walnut St.
The building that local wags had dubbed the “Fergie Tower” is being referred to by that moniker much less often now that it’s a reality. The three companies in charge of making it happen — the Goldenberg Group, Houston-based Hines and Washington-based ASB Real Estate Investments — have always called it by its Midtown Village street address in Washington Square West, and its tenants will most likely do the same; after all, if they don’t, the Postal Service might not deliver their mail. [Read Full Article]
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LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce held a walking tour Wednesday of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center. The Chamber’s Meghan Reed, who is Emmaus Main Street manager and assistant vice president of the East Penn and Western Lehigh Chambers, said about 80 people attended.
Hamilton Crossings, in Lower Macungie Township, which officially opened Nov. 18, is on Krocks Road between the Route 222 bypass and Hamilton Boulevard, features a Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods and the Lehigh Valley’s first Costco Wholesale and Whole Foods Market, among some 30 retailers. The first stores opened July 2016. [Read Full Article]