September 25, 2017

“Why can’t we build a fire station for less than $500,000?” A mayor in a large Midwestern city recently asked this question of his fire chief. The mayor recognized the need for a new fire station, but the cost estimates were more than double what was expected. How could they possibly remodel their other fire […]

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520 Hamilton Street
August 9, 2017

It’s the final countdown for downtown Allentown’s Crocodile Rock, a shuttered concert venue that once ranked among the world’s top 100 similar-sized clubs. The city Planning Commission on Tuesday approved City Center Investment Corp. plans to replace the facility at 520 Hamilton St. with a six-story, mixed-use building. The ground floor would include 1,000 square […]

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