Bright Common

Bright Common

Philadelphia, PA


MaKen North

In Kensington’s former Richardson Mints factory one of Philadelphia’s first Industrial Residential Mixed-Use  (IRMX) projects is coming to fruition. Thirty-four light filled loft  style apartments over thirty-five artisan industrial studios, an art  gallery, commercial spaces, and future restaurant all form a vibrant  live-work village with a rooftop urban teaching farm above it all.  Using the arts as generators for community engagement and redevelopment, developer SHIFT Capital aims to keep the maker economy rolling in the heart of post-industrial Philadelphia, former Workshop of the World.

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Status: Built
Location: Philadelphia, PA, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Developer: SHIFT Capital