PHA breaks ground on $45M N. Philly headquarters

Construction of a $45 million Philadelphia Housing Authority headquarters in North Philadelphia is officially underway.

The planned five-story building in North Philadelphia will replace the agency’s Center City location and occupy about 136,000 square feet on a triangular site on the east side of Ridge Avenue between Jefferson and Master Streets.

Officials touted the project at a groundbreaking Tuesday as the largest economic development project to land in the area since the 1960s and one of the largest PHA has undertaken in recent years.

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