Franklin Square


Bittenbender Construction served as the construction manager overseeing the complete renovation of the historic park, including fountain restoration, site work, new walkways, site lighting, ticket booths, administrative/security building, restroom facilities, and landscaping. The new park features a miniature golf course, a carousel, a new playground, and retail kiosks.


Bittenbender was given an honorable mention award for this project in the category of Best Adaptive Re-Use for the 2007 General Building Contractors Association, Construction Excellence Awards.


LOCATION Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TYPE Revitalization Project
SIZE 7 acres
COMPLETION DATE September 2006
OWNER Historic Philadelphia, Inc.
ARCHITECT ELIA Architecture & Interiors LLC and Pennoni Associates, Inc.