Collingswood, NJ (June 3, 2010) – Two major urban revitalization projects being designed by a local architectural firm were awarded HOPE VI Revitalization grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The HOPE VI funding program was developed in 1992 to transform severely distressed public housing developments into viable, mixed-income communities and to change the shape of public housing. Kitchen & Associates Architectural Services, PA (K&A) is a 50-person firm based in Collingswood, NJ. The firm is providing planning, architectural and engineering services to the Jersey City Housing Authority for the final phases of the A. Harry Moore Development in Jersey City, NJ, and is the implementing Architect and Engineer for phases I and II of Miller Homes in Trenton, NJ for the Housing Authority of Trenton.
This year, 44 agencies throughout the United States applied for the 2009 HOPE VI Revitalization Program. Only six public housing authorities nationwide were awarded funding which totals $113.6 Million.
About Kitchen & Associates Architectural Services, PA: Kitchen & Associates Architectural Services, PA (K&A) is an architecture, engineering, planning, and interior design firm with 50 employees currently on staff. With office locations in Collingswood, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, K&A has been providing successful design solutions to our clients for almost 40 years. K&A’s specialized design studios include: Residential, Senior Living, Healthcare, Educational, Commercial, Civic/Government and Community Development. For additional information call 856-854-1880, or visit the website at www.kitchenandassociates.com.