Upcoming Preservation Alliance Special Architecture Walking Tour

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia has added the Paul Robeson House & Museum to its Special Architecture Walking Tour on Saturday November 13. Register for the tour here: Read More

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Olney Recreation Center Part of Rebuild Philadelphia's Groundbreaking Tour


Olney Recreation Center, along with Heitzman Recreation Center and Glavin Playground, was part of the Philadelphia Rebuild Program's first "Groundbreaking Tour" last Friday. The KMA design team conducted the assessment of the existing Olney Recreation Center back in late 2019, and recently completed the conceptual site and building design for the new facilities. Read More

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Ensemble/Mosaic Announces Launch of Environmental, Social & Governance Program at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Navy Yard Philadelphia

Developer Ensemble/Mosaic expand upon their plans for the 2022 Philadelphia Navy Yard Plan Update. KMA is one of the 20 local and national MWVDBE design and engineering firms selected by Ensemble/Mosaic for this ambitious program. Read More

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KMA Projects Featured in Black Architects / Designers / Artists of Philly Bike Tour

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia hosted a bike tour of works by Black architects and designers around Philadelphia this weekend. Among the sites featured were a few KMA has worked on over the years; the historic restoration of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The President's House, and most recently the site feasibility study of the John Coltrane House. Read More

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Moving Up

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Kathy Babcock from Associate to Principal. Kathy has been with Kelly Maiello for 18 years, during which time she has become invaluable member of the team, primarily focusing on the firm’s historic preservation projects. Kathy’s career spans over 35 years, and we are immensely grateful to have her here at Kelly Maiello as she continues to take on new challenges and excel in her field. Please join us in congratulating Kathy on her promotion.

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US Squash's Specter Center Opens in Historic Readiness Center

The Philadelphia Inquirer

US Squash, a nonprofit organization, has converted the historic Drexel Readiness Center to a collection of public squash courts, classrooms, and locker rooms for their new Specter Center, which offers a range of affordable memberships as a means to broaden access to the historically exclusive sport. KMA was responsible for the rehabilitation of the building's historic Classical Revival façade. Read More

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Moving In

We are pleased to announce the following additions to KMA: Joe Bridy comes to us from Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. We are pleased to have Joe as part of our group and look forward to his contributions. Abby Freed recently received her Master's degree in Architecture from Temple University and brings with her an eagerness to learn and grow with us. Welcome Abby! Adeniyi Onanuga brings an enthusiasm and energy only an architecture student can bring. Welcome, Niyi!

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Completion of Historic John Coltrane House Feasibility Study

Strawberry Mansion CDC

KMA was approached by the Philadelphia Community Design Collaborative to assist the Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation with the completion of the John Coltrane Museum and Cultural Arts Center Site Feasibility Study. Read More