Groundbreaking Celebration for Folsom Powerhouse

Rendering of Folsom Powerhouse Philadelphia’s Francisville neighborhood is about to get greener, with the groundbreaking on Wednesday, October 23 of Folsom Powerhouse, an innovative mixed-use development project incorporating the latest in modern design, sustainable construction and urban planning (covered in Grid). Neighbors, potential homebuyers, and fans of sustainability and great design are invited to attend the event, which will be hosted by Postgreen Homes and Equinox Management & Construction LLC. Attendees will be encouraged to participate an interactive installation: "The Greenway," inspired by the world famous “Before I Die” walls.

Speakers will include:

Jonathan Weiss - Equinox MC
Brian Abernathy - Director, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
Brian Phillips - Interface Studio Architects
Jenny Sabin – Sabin Studios
Alex Dews - Mayor's Office of Sustainability
Penelope Giles - Executive Director of Francisville NDC
Chad Ludeman - Postgreen Homes

Following the speeches, the celebration will continue at the Urban Saloon at 2120 Fairmount Ave., with food, drinks, and conversation with key project participants. Follow developments at the project at and across social media under the hash tag #folsompowerhouse.