Arthur Lubetz Associates Architects
Friendship Development Group
[Sota's] attentiveness and attention to detail during construction produced a high quality product within a shorter time frame than originally anticipated.
— Dina Snider, AIA, LEED AP
Contract Amount: $4.1m
Size: 39,000 s.f.
Type: New Construction
Construction of a unique four-story steel frame and masonry building with commercial spaces and artist workspaces occupying the first floor and 18 residential, loft-style, for-sale condominiums occupying the upper floors.This project was part of a community revitalization program in the center of the Penn Avenue East Liberty District. A tight budget and complex design added to the challenges of this unusual artisitic space.
This project received a Citation of Merit from thhe AIA Pennsylvania Design Excellence Award 2010.