Great opportunities for Preservation-minded Developers

If you are in the market for turn of the century, 1920's, modernist, or Romanesque style civic buildings throughout the Philadelphia region then Preservation Alliance is your guy!  The Presevation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia has added a new feature, "Historic opportunities," on its website, http://www.preservationalliance.com/advocacy/historic-opportunities.php.  The page lists distinctive properties for sale across the region that need a preservation-conscious owner to rescue them.  The builder include some of the best architects in Philadelphia's history.  The sellers include the Philadelphia MIndustrial Development Corporation, the Nemours Foundation, Colliers International and other real estate agencies.

Among the properties are the University Club, built for an elite social group by Wilson Eyre in 1887 and listed for $1.7 million; Germantown Town Hall, designed by John P.B. Sinkler in 1923 for $400,000; Saint Peter's Episcopal Church of Germantown, designed by Furness & Hewitt in 1873, listed for $950,000; Engine House No. 29, 1221-25 North 4th St. in the Kensington South neighborhood, for $1 million.

1 comment:

  1. I really hope that Germantown can awaken and that Town Hall can finally be utilized again. It's a great time to be involved in Germantown. We just need a push to get the ball rolling.