Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Philly firm to redevelop Morris Guards building

Philly firm to redevelop Morris Guards building

  • 0
{{featured_button_text}}

A Philadelphia firm is under contract to renovate the Morris Guards Armory building.

LPMG Companies will spend $3 million to turn the 30,000-square-foot building into a mixed used apartment building, according to a company news release.

Located on New York Avenue between Atlantic and Pacific avenues, the building was built in 1901 as a home for The Morris Guards, an independent military club.

The news was first reported Philly.com.

The company sees Atlantic City as an opportunity to develop business and housing options for the middle market.

“We love Atlantic City," said John Longacre, president of LPMG in a news release."We see a tremendous opportunity for Atlantic City to become not only a weekend destination, but more of a place where people will live all year long and will also pull from the surrounding suburban markets for shopping and entertainment options."

LPMG has been active in Philadelphia, including renovation projects in South Philadelphia.

Steve Hughes

John J Longacre, President LPMG

The business news you need

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

The best local coverage, unlimited

Sign up for a digital subscription to The Press of Atlantic City now and take advantage of a great offer.

LEARN MORE

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News