Monthly Archives: July 2014

Movement Happening on Joe Frazier Gym Two Weeks After ULI TAP Report Released

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ULI Philadelphia conducted a Technical Assistance Panel at Joe Frazier’s gym to identify potential sustainable adaptive reuses that would help to honor Frazier’s legacy. After interviewing members of the TAP, Metro Philadelphia interviewed Bernard Hopkins. Click here to find out what Hopkins had to say about the property. 

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Econsult Solutions Inc.’s Quarterly Housing Index for 2014 Q2

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The Philadelphia housing market had another strong spring this quarter, with some differences across subregions. Quality-adjusted prices of single-family houses in Philadelphia increased by an average of 5.1 percent this quarter and are up 3.1 percent from a year ago. Trends in the city continue to track those in the metro area and the nation. Almost every subregion saw growth this quarter. The strongest growth, percentagewise, occurred in the North . Click the link to read more: ESI Philadelphia Housing Index 2014 Q2

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Joe Frazier’s Gym Studied for Adaptive Reuse by ULI Philadelphia and Preservation Alliance

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Philadelphia, PA (July 17, 2014) – How do you honor boxing icon Joe Frazier while creating a resource that not only improves his storied former boxing gym but also the neighboring community?  ULI Philadelphia, the tri-state District Council of the global non-profit Urban Land Institute, conducted a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) on behalf of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia to study the Joe Frazier Gym building and identify potential sustainable adaptive reuses that would honor Frazier’s legacy. To view the full report and its recommendations, click here. Once a … Read More

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