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23
Jul

Stephen Finkelman to Present at New Gravity Housing Conference

K&A will be at the Green Building United 2018 New Gravity Housing Conference in Philadelphia, PA Thursday, August 2nd, and Friday, August 3rd. K&A’s Steve Finkelman, PE, LEED®AP, CEM will be presenting, Hard Lessons Learned: Architects, engineers, and achieving high-performance buildings, on Thursday, August 2nd at 1:00 pm.
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17
Jul

Indianapolis Student Housing Project Gains Approval

Approval was granted from the Metropolitan Development Commission to build a seven-story student housing complex at 441 N. Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis. Haven Campus Communities from Atlanta, GA will develop a two-level 172-unit and 618-bed structure that will offer, retail space, 163 car parking garage, as well as other amenities.
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13
Jul

Pickering Manor Breaks Ground in Newtown Township PA

The long-awaited groundbreaking for the expansion and renovation to the Pickering Manor senior community in Newtown Township, PA finally took place Thursday. K&A designed the expansion and renovation of their community to create four distinct ‘neighborhoods’ that would offer a contemporary lifestyle plus desirable amenities to their senior residents. The neighborhoods include a new 15-unit...
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11
Jul

Springdale Road in Cherry Hill NJ Breaks Ground

The sun was shining Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony of The Commons at Springdale located at 1721 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ. Pennrose Properties partnered with The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey on this project that will be completed in two phases and offer 160 affordable, high-quality housing units for seniors and adults with...
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26
Jun

West Turner Selected as Finalist in AHF Reader’s Choice Awards

West Turner is one of four Seniors finalists in the Affordable Housing Finance 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The projects were selected based on innovation, sustainability, and inventiveness. West Turner Residences was a partnership with Sacred Heart Hospital to create 61 new affordable apartments for seniors 62 years and older.
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20
Jun

Angel L. Placeres, III, PE Gains CCP Certification

Please join us in congratulating Angel L. Placeres, III, PE on his recently earned credential as a Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP). Angel brings more than fifteen years of experience in designing HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems. As a qualified commissioning provider, he will continue to make a significant contribution to K&A’s design and operation...
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26
Jun

West Turner Selected as Finalist in AHF Reader’s Choice Awards

West Turner is one of four Seniors finalists in the Affordable Housing Finance 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The projects were selected based on innovation, sustainability, and inventiveness. West Turner Residences was a partnership with Sacred Heart Hospital to create 61 new affordable apartments for seniors 62 years and older.
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20
Jun

Angel L. Placeres, III, PE Gains CCP Certification

Please join us in congratulating Angel L. Placeres, III, PE on his recently earned credential as a Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP). Angel brings more than fifteen years of experience in designing HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems. As a qualified commissioning provider, he will continue to make a significant contribution to K&A’s design and operation...
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08
Jun

Harvard Printing Company Wins 2018 NJ Smart Growth Award

K&A along with partners, Harvard Development Urban Renewal Associates LLC, and HANDS Inc. accepted the New Jersey Future Smart Growth Award Wednesday evening for Harvard Printing Company in Orange, NJ, a transit-oriented development that combines new construction with a repurposed historic Art Deco factory building into mixed-income housing.
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10
May

PHFA Awards Bentleyville Apartments 9% Tax Credits

Upon receiving 9% tax credits from Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), a comprehensive renovation of Bentleyville Apartments will commence. Located in rural Washington County, Bentleyville Apartments is an 11-building, 102-unit low-income family residential property on an 11-acre site, initially constructed in 1980. Eleven of the units will be fully wheelchair accessible and reconfigured by lowering...
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08
May

Francis House in Philadelphia PA Awarded Tax Credits

The PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has awarded Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to Francis House In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Francis House is a new, affordable, three-story residence located on the corner of 46th Street and Fairmount Avenue offering 60 apartments for adults who require personal care services. The design of the new homes is derived from...
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04
May

Re-Dedication Ceremony for Marydale Retirement Village

K&A celebrated a re-dedication ceremony of Marydale Retirement Village in Newark, DE led by Bishop Malooly of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington on Wednesday, May 2nd. Marydale is made up of 108 garden-style apartments that received $8 million in upgrades as part of the diocese Ministry to the Elderly’s pledge to provide affordable housing to...
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03
May

Liberty 52 in Philadelphia PA Awarded Tax Credits

Liberty 52, a new affordable, three-story multifamily residence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded 2018 Low-Income Tax Credits by the PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Located at the corner of North 52nd and Poplar Streets, the building will provide supportive independent homes to 24 adults with disabilities, with a percentage of the units reserved for...
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01
May

Bring Your Child to Work Day 2018

K&A planned an educational and fun day for all of the kids who joined our firm on Thursday, April 26th, for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Members of our architectural staff kicked off the morning sessions, Carlos Sesto immediately raised the energy level and got the creativeness flowing with his hands on...
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26
Apr

Franklin Lakes Supportive Housing in the Press

K&A continues to find cost-effective, efficient design solutions in support of our clients and the important contributions they make to communities across the United States, and we are proud to be a part of the Franklin Lakes supportive housing project.
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25
Apr

Ruth Williams House Opens to the Public

K&A along with Project HOME and city officials were present for the grand opening ceremony of Ruth Williams House at the Gene & Marlene Epstein Building on North Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 24th. Ruth Williams House is a five-story building offering 88 efficiency units, 20 units are dedicated to young adults...
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