In a neighborhood already buzzing as having the “second-fastest growing home prices in America” (Zillow 2009), reNewbold is the first South Philadelphia community with affordable green housing standards. reNewbold is bringing 16 rowhomes, two condos, and one retail space to the large vacant lot of the former Francis M. Drexel School.

True to LPMG’s mission, the location of the reNewbold project at 16th and Moore provides residents direct access to public transportation, Passyunk Avenue, South Philadelphia Taproom, Ultimo, and more. Through a partnership with Interface Studio Architects, the complex is modern in design and innovative in execution, giving sustainability a new standard of living.

“The homes will feature bicycle parking, green roofs, bamboo flooring, triple pane windows and on-site stormwater mitigation practices. The designers are aiming for a 50 percent reduction in energy use from a similarly sized home.” - Flying Kite



  • Energy Star appliances, lighting, HVAC, and water heater
  • Ceiling fans in all rooms but kitchen
  • 100% permeable landscaping (no concrete)
  • Rainwater harvesting system to collect roof runoff for watering lawns
  • Custom metal entry stairs and awning vs. traditional concrete step
  • Less than half the utility bill of a code built home
  • Modern kitchens
  • Triple pane, insulated frame, double sealed fiberglass windows from Inline Fiberglass in Canada


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