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Thirty Five Years!

We recently celebrated our 35th year in business serving the region. You heard that right, 35! No small feat for any business, 35 years is a long time! So we celebrated. We had 300 of our closest friends in attendance and treated them to food and drinks on the first floor of our recently restored […]


JKRP Architects is pleased to announce the promotions of Deidre DeAscanis, Jason Wistreich, and Richard Stewart to principals of the firm. All three have demonstrated a commitment to providing exceptional service to our clients as well as making lasting contributions to the firm internally. Ramune Bartuskaite, Neal Pratt, Michael Buckley, Diana Fanelli and Samantha Saunders […]


One of JKRP’s core values is service. Not only service to our clients, but service to the communities in which we serve. While a few JKRPers stayed at the office and manned the ship, a few others volunteered their time at Kensington High School where they joined a large group of other like minded service […]

Change is a good thing

From Natalie Kostelni of Philadelphia Business Journal October 26, 2018 JKRP Architects is entering a new phase with its founder, Jerry K. Roller, turning the reins of the firm over to a next generation of leaders while he enters a new role that requires him to delicately balance taking a step back while still staying […]

Keeping JKRP Fresh

We have some new people on our team and some not so new people. We’ve been busy for a long time and especially busy in the last year with a lot of new projects and a lot of new larger projects that have demanded a lot of time.  In order to keep up with this […]

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.