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JKRP knows Mentoring

Dave Urffer and Nichole Howell have recently been recognized by ACE Mentoring as outstanding mentors! Nichole was named mentor of the month for April and Dave was awarded the Mentor of the Year award at their annual breakfast at the Crystal Tea Room.  Nichole has been mentoring ACE students alongside Dave for the last 4 […]

Royal Theater Breaks Ground

Our Royal Theater project on South Street in Center City has finally broken ground. After years (decades) of neglect, and more than a few developers passing on the project, we have finally been able to get something started.  There has been a lot of controversy over the development of the site.  Many people would have […]

JKRP celebrates Regal Independence Plaza Grand Opening

The project team of Zach, Dane, Steve and Rick along with Associate Managing Principal Paul Georges were on hand yesterday at the grand opening of the latest Regal Entertainment Group’s RPX theatres.  The 12 screen theater is located in Hamilton, New Jersey.

New Hires!

JKRP is happy to announce three new hires to our growing team. Alyssa Gallina joins us after graduating from Penn State in the spring and Zainab Alaradi also joins us from the University of Michigan.  And last, but certainly not least, Ronnie Alley joins us from Philly U as our graphic designer.  Already, all three […]

Sean Sullivan passes architecture exams

Designer, Sean Sullivan has recently passed his architectural examinations and is now a licensed architect.  In addition the becoming a licensed architect, Sean is also a LEED accredited professional. Most recently, Sean has been working in many aspects of our healthcare and single family residential projects.  Congrats Sean.

Redesigning Our Presence From the Ground Up

Surprisingly enough, renovations aren’t just for buildings. As we moved into our new office, we decided it was time to renovate ourselves! We’re stepping up our game with a refreshed look and feel – including a shiny new website and a change in moniker from JKR Partners to JKRP Architects. As our web presence evolves, we continue to build relationships through quality design […]

Sometimes you just need to post some pictures from a cool site visit.

JKRP wins another Preservation Award!

Our ICON|1616 Walnut project has just been awarded a Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Grand Jury Award for outstanding project.  The building had been used as office space since it was completed in the late 1920s. The $50 million construction project took 18 months, and was completed in the spring of 2014.  It has been […]

Brewerytown is Boomin’ Tour

Last Friday, a few of us took a break from the grind and headed over to Brewerytown to see some of our newest projects taking shape for MM Partners.  MM as you may know, has been developing/redeveloping block by block, that part of the city just north of Fairmount Ave. The neighborhood is ripe for […]

Just in time for the Holiday

In a funk? Not in the spirit yet? Well, there’s only a few days left so get it in gear! Maybe this could help.  Dave Urffer’s performance yesterday at the annual Tuba Christmas at the Kimmel Center. He’s big time.