Firms Selected to Transform Historic Family Court Building & Adjacent Parking Lot on Philadelphia’s Iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2023Contacts: Firms Selected to Transform Historic Family Court Building & Adjacent Parking Lot on Philadelphia’s Iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway National Real Estate Development and Frontier Development and Hospitality Group’s winning proposal places the African American Museum of Philadelphia in a brand-new building in a marquee location on the Parkway, provides


Built in 1908, former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, The Met Philadelphia, is recognized internationally for its superb acoustics and once served as a recording hall for the Philadelphia Orchestra. In its glory days, it hosted theater and vaudeville as well as the likes of James Cleveland, Mahalia Jackson, The Dixie Hummingbirds, and The Caravans. The


This iconic Philadelphia site is one of America’s largest and oldest public markets. Overtime, the market survived the Depression years of the 1930s, market decline, and more. Since 1893, it’s been housed in a National Historic Landmark building. Today’s Reading Terminal Market had its roots in the Butchers’ and Farmers’ and Franklin Markets, both located


Access provided by Philadelphia’s transportation infrastructure is unparalleled among U.S. cities, with robust passenger and freight rail, air, shipping and ground transportation systems radiating out from the middle of the dense Northeast corridor. Of these options, the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has become the crown jewel of Philadelphia’s transportation infrastructure. With over 500 domestic and


In 1914, Philip Baur and Herbert Morris founded Tasty Baking Company with $50,000 raised from family members. Over the years, their Tastykakes – the now classic Krimpets, Kandy Kakes, and Juniors – have become iconic Philadelphia snack favorites. By 1922, the company had outgrown its home on Sedgley Avenue, and moved to Hunting Park Avenue,


Comcast was founded in the Philadelphia region in 1963 when it purchased a small cable system based in Tupelo, Mississippi. It has since grown into a global media and technology company with 195,000 employees around the world. In 2008, Comcast opened the Comcast Center in Philadelphia as its global headquarters with PIDC providing funding for


GOLDENBERG’S® PEANUT CHEWS® was first introduced by the Goldenberg family in 1917 and has been a local favorite to the Philadelphia area since its inception. The candy was first used as a ration for the U.S. Military during WWI making the high-energy, high-protein recipe and unique taste popular among the troops. The candy was then


Seafood wholesale supplier, Samuels & Son Seafood, is a family owned and operated company that has been providing exceptional seafood and service for over 100 years. Samuels and Son Seafood is dedicated to serving chefs, retailers and restaurants throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West, South Coast, and West Coast regions with premium fresh and frozen seafood. Samuels


Founded in 1932, PENN Fishing Tackle Company manufactures some of the world’s highest quality fishing tackle, serving millions of experienced anglers around the world. The international company has been at the forefront of modern reel design and production earning numerous International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records through the years. PIDC assisted PENN Fishing Tackle