Archive: Jul 2016

  1. Teenie Harris mural unveiled in the Hill District

    The legacy of Hill District photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris lives on in a new mosaic mural, “Camera Man,” which was unveiled Friday on the side of TREK Development’s office in the Hill District.

    TREK Development, a real estate development firm, and ACH Clear Pathways, a non-profit organization, partnered to bring “Camera Man” back to the Hill.

     

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  2. Two more apartment projects planned for Downtown

    Two local developers are looking to combine the old and the new to create a major residential destination in the heart of the Downtown cultural district.

    Trek Development Group and Q Development are teaming up on “Eighth and Penn,” a 135-unit apartment complex to be built at Penn Avenue and Eighth Street.

    The $35 million project is one of two new residential developments in the works Downtown. During a city planning commission briefing Tuesday, BET Investments, a Horsham, Pa., developer, also unveiled a proposal to convert a vacant building on Third Avenue into 88 apartments.

    In the cultural district, Trek and Q plan to use two vacant historic eight-story buildings they purchased last year for about $2.4 million, as well as a new 11-story addition, to house the apartments, all of which will be market rate.

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