Power Plant To Be Converted To Offices

A $55 million project will convert an imposing electrical power plant in Chester City, PA, into office space.
December 17, 2001, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The onetime power plant is the centerpiece of a $300 million redevelopment being done by a private developer along a half mile of riverfront... An industrial town southwest of Philadelphia International Airport, Chester has been battered in recent decades by poverty, drugs, crime and AIDS. Founded by Swedish settlers as Upland in 1643, it is now one of the nation's most distressed cities, according to Keith W. Reeves, who grew up in Chester and now heads the Center for Social and Policy Studies at Swarthmore College."

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Published on Sunday, December 16, 2001 in The New York Times
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