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Initiatives Real Estate Development

Real Estate Development

NKCDC brings life to abandoned buildings by providing affordable housing

Orinoka Civic House

Orinoka Civic House is a $17.8 million overhaul of the former Orinoka Mills factory at 2771-2777 Ruth Street, Philadelphia. Once a textile mill for curtains and upholstry, Orinoka now contains 51 units of sustainable, affordable housing, an indoor community space, a commercial storefront and NKCDC offices.

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Coral Street Arts House

Coral Street Arts House was a vacant textile mill at 2446-2468 Coral Street, Philadelphia. Today, after a $7.5 million renovation, the building provides 27 units of affordable live-work space for artists and their families.

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Moyer Street Townhomes

In 2016 Awesometown became the first LEED V4 Homes Platinum Certified project in Pennsylvania. NKCDC partnered with Postgreen Homes to redevelop a former industrial site into a unique mixed-income residential development of 14 sustainable townhomes. Ten were sold at market rate by Postgreen Homes; four were subsidized and sold to qualifying income-eligible homebuyers through NKCDC.

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