The Court at Cottman
When Sears shut it’s doors at the Great Northeast Plaza it left almost 300,000 square feet of vacant retail space spread over three floors. The property was purchased by Abrams Realty & Development and redeveloped into a multi tenant shopping center rebranded as The Court at Cottman. The building was gutted and re-demised in preparation […]
This proposal reinvigorates an existing strip retail center by slicing through the corner of the property creating a new office space that opens to a landscaped terrace. What was once a loading zone and a leftover space for some retailers that did not need street presence, the new office broke through block walls and installed […]
JKRP teamed with Kimco Realty to rebrand and repurpose the existing Macy’s department store building at the Suburban Square Shopping Center in Ardmore, PA. The building is subdivided into two tenants, with the majority of the space going to LifeTime Fitness, and a smaller portion on the first floor going to a new West Elm […]
Chestnut Street Row
JKRP teamed with the owners of this prime piece of real estate at a very important intersection of the city. The low slung one story retail sits adjacent to a pocket park and alongside major office towers in the city. The tired facade had not been updated since the early eighties and just looked run […]
Cheltenham Mall opened in 1959 to much acclaim and has changed its look many times since then to adapt to changing shopping habits. The mall was enclosed in 1981 and since then has never regained the prestige it once had. The addition of a Home Depot and Target store further complicated the flow around the […]
Malvern Shopping Center
A new 16,700 square foot shopping center is located on the corner of S. Morehall Rd. & Lincoln Highway. The design features local Wissahickon schist stone and an exposed steel structure to bring a contemporary style to the otherwise conservative Malvern style. The new design, and material choices respect the local historical character. To take […]
Cobbs Creek Shopping Center is a grocery anchored strip retail center built in the 1950’s. The center had undergone numerous renovations and additions, before JKRP Architects produced a design that brought the center into the 21st century, creating a vibrant new hub within the community. A completely new façade, from canopies to storefront to signs, […]
Cottman and Castor
After years sitting vacant, the corner of Cottman and Castor Avenues has finally landed 3 box retail stores in the former Lit Brothers Department Store. JKRP’s scheme divided the 150,000sf space into three retail spaces and created exciting new signage and entrances to both the front and back of the store, reviving the original intent […]
Bala Shopping Center
Located on the lot of the existing Lord & Taylor Department store, this 10,000 square foot freestanding outparcel building features premium materials and a 16’-6” clear interior height which provide flexibility in the number of potential retail tenants it can accommodate.
The Village at West Main
The Village at West Main accommodates today’s most prominent retailers while retaining the feel of the past. Its 20,000 square feet of space are designed to evoke the nature of the industrial complex which once occupied the site with exposed steel structure, historic brick, and large industrial light fixtures.