Groundbreakings & Ribbon Cuttings

Some of PIDC’s spectacular neighborhood projects have recently cut the ribbons and celebrated opening their doors. Here are a few notable projects that have either renovated their current location or opened at an entirely new location. Community Partnership School is now in its 14th year of providing high quality and affordable early childhood and elementary

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Jefferson Health and Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for patients in the Philadelphia region. Jefferson has various care locations across the region, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (the main hospital facility, which was established in 1825) and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in Center

DISORB SYSTEMS

Based in North Philadelphia, DiSorb Systems manufactures and distributes a wide range of medical products to healthcare facilities throughout the U.S. and in many countries around the world. DiSorb manufactures waste management products are used primarily in hospital operating rooms that solidify and treat liquid medical waste. In addition, DiSorb distributes many other brands, including

CHOP & UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL CENTER

PIDC partnered with the City, the University of Pennsylvania and its Health System, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to convert the former Civic Center and Philadelphia General Hospital complex into a 19 acre 5.4 million square-foot healthcare district of hospitals, medical facilities, and clinical research centers that emerged over time as one of the world’s

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Since 1892, Temple University Hospital (formerly the Samaritan Hospital) has served the Philadelphia community and beyond as a lead healthcare provider. Located just 2 miles north up Broad Street from Temple University’s main campus, the hospital is located on the corner of Ontario Street. Temple University Hospital currently has 593-beds and more than 80,000 emergency

FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER

With a history truly reaching every corner of the city, the Fox Chase Cancer Center (“Fox Chase”) first opened for patients in 1904 in a remodeled Victorian style home on 45th and Chestnut. As one of the country’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase has had a longstanding commitment to research, prevention, detection, treatment, survivorship, and

COMMUNITY HEALTH & LITERACY CENTER

Situated on the corner of Broad and Morris Streets in South Philadelphia is the Community Health and Literacy Center. Opened in 2016, the Community Health and Literacy Center is the product of a partnership between the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the City of Philadelphia, PIDC, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and others. This project

OLDE CITY DAY SCHOOL

Olde City Day School is an early childhood learning and development center.  Founded in 2010 by William and Dana Casper, Olde City Day School has grown across the city, with schools in Olde City, Newbold, and Germantown.  Olde City Day School’s mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment that facilitates the very best early