Philadelphia Housing Authority Headquarters

Project: Philadelphia Housing Authority Headquarters
Location: Philadelphia, PA


Design/Construction Team

Bower, Lewis, Thrower Architects
Philadelphia, PA

EDA Contractors, Inc
Bensalem, PA

General Contractor:
Shoemaker Construction Co./Synterra Ltd.
West Conshohocken, PA & Philadelphia, PA

NeaCera® Panel Summary

Panel Size: 1524mm (60”) L x 304.8mm (12”) H

Color: Bright Gray, Cream, Cream Light

Finish: Matte, Satin

Shape: Flat Classic

Configuration: Stacked

Weight: 7.5 lbs/SF

Clips: Never on a NeaCera® Project!

Special Conditions: Soffits, Mix of Colors

Project Summary

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has consolidated their operations and administrative teams previously scattered throughout the city within their new 136,600-square-foot Ridge Avenue Headquarters. This 5-story building reflects a $45-million investment by the PHA into the Sharswood neighborhood and is designed for LEED Certificatiom. This building utilized Bright Gray, Cream, and Cream Light colored terra-cotta panels in their design to provide texture and break up the large scale of the façade.

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