Folsom Powerhouse Wins AIA 2017 Housing Award

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Folsom Powerhouse has been named one of “the county’s best new homes” by the American Institute of Architects. Folsom was one of only 14 developments to win the 2017 Housing Award that “emphasizes the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.” Spanning a city block in Francisville, Folsom’s 31 units each feature super insulation, triple pane windows, approximately 1,400 sq ft.  of living space,...

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A New Brand, A New Project: Lokal

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Last week we had some really exciting news. We officially introduced a new hospitality brand: Stay Lokal. Lokal’s first project, the Lokal Hotel located at 139 North Third Street in Old City, Philadelphia, is a boutique hotel featuring “invisible service,” allowing guests to combine the freedom  and comfort of living in Philadelphia with the adventure of visiting. “Invisible service is an approach to hospitality that tries to reduce the barrier between a visitor and the real...

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Friday Five – Veterans Day, Bike Lights, Love Your Park, Charleston, & Log Cabins

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Happy Veterans Day and welcome to the newest edition of the Friday Five! Here’s what we’ve been reading and thinking about this week: 1) Thank a Veteran: Veterans Day 2016 Image: AP // Brennan Linsley Let’s take a look at some important Veterans Day facts from Forbes. 20% of veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from PTSD or major depression. Women who serve are four times as likely to be homeless than men. Let’s fix...

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Friday Five – SOYP, Rail Park, Eco-Friendly Packaging, Tesla, and a Healthy Home

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Welcome to the newest edition of the Friday Five! Here’s what we’ve been reading and thinking about this week: 1) Attend: State of Young Philly – Nov 11-19, 2016 Image: M. Edlow (visit philadelphia) State of Young Philly (SOYP) kicks off next Friday, and it’s going to be awesome. SOYP is a week-long event series bringing together young professionals, elected officials, and organizational leaders to examine Philly in its current state and to engage, connect, and represent...

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