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Old Posted Jun 26, 2008, 12:25 AM
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PHILADELPHIA l 777 South Broad

777 South Broad

Website: 777 South Broad

Location: 777 South Broad (obviously), Philadelphia, PA 19147
Usage: Residential with some retail
Height: 5 stories
Architects: JKR Partners LLC
Developer: Dranoff Properties
Estimated Cost: $70,000,000
Units/Condominium: 146 units, rents ranging from $1,800 to 2,800.
Groundbreaking: June 2008
Completion: 2010

Energy & Atmosphere
• Designed to optimize natural light to lower electricity usage
• Shielded site lighting to reduce light pollution
• Reflective roof surface to reduce air conditioning usage
• Utilizes green and renewable electricity sources
• Individual control over temperature and indoor environment
• Elevators selected to use 70% less energy
• Eco-friendly refrigerants, carpets, paint and ventilation
• Energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs used throughout common areas

Water Efficiency
• Water saving plumbing fixtures throughout
• Permeable paving filters rainwater into the ground
• Landscaped with native and low-water plants

Materials and Resources
• Locally sourced and recycled materials used in construction
• Features rapidly renewable, high quality bamboo flooring
• Beautiful, durable natural stone and wood used
• Majority of construction waste recycled

Indoor Environmental Quality
• Indoor air quality is continuously monitored and verified
• Outside air delivered indoors to ensure a healthy environment
• Air quality also monitored for immediate surrounding population

• Located directly on mass transit line - SEPTA busses and subway
• PhillyCarShare, the city’s premier vehicle sharing program, offered on site
• Features preferred parking for alternative fuel vehicles
• Safe, convenient bicycle storage on the premises

Site Selection
• Recycles an existing developed site


Rendering by Dranoff Properties.

Current views of the 777 lot. Photos by Swinefeld

Further reading.

Last edited by Swinefeld; Jun 27, 2008 at 1:14 PM.

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