Magee Rehabilitation Healing Gardens

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has recently completed construction of a new rooftop therapy space in Center City Philadelphia. The Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens is a renovation to an existing 15,000 square foot rooftop area. Serving as a retreat for patients, the space needed to serve both as an area of relaxation and enjoyment as…

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CMA in the Fast Lane

Martin Dealerships Service Facility CMA is working with Martin Dealerships of Delaware to design new service facilities for their Honda, Mazda and Kia dealerships. The site, minutes down the road from Martin’s existing dealerships, will be comprised of three individual buildings, one for each manufacturer and a three story parking garage. _ The goal of…

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CMA Navigates New DOH Processes

Following a growing national trend, the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have recently adopted new electronic plan submission procedures for the review of healthcare projects. As one of the first firms to utilize the new processes, Charles Matsinger Associates has successfully developed a set of procedures to accommodate these new requirements. These in-house methodologies have put CMA…

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CMA Relocates and Renovates!

 1. New Offices 2. Pre-Convention Renovation AEC Cares is an organization that’s about “linking architecture and construction professionals to the communities where we live and work”  The day before the National AIA Convention, AEC Cares sponsors a “blitz build” single day renovation of a building in the host city.  This year, on May 18th, they…

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CMA Pitches In

CMA staff member Jeremy McClure spends many a Saturday morning coaching a team for the Camden County Miracle League, a venture of Build Jake’s Place in Cherry Hill, NJ. Both organizations are dedicated to the mission of providing barrier-free, handicapped accessible recreational areas and activities to children and adults with physical or mental challenges. On…

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Distinction in Sustainable Design

Charles Matsinger Associates is pleased to announce that the K-Wing Addition at Drexel University’s Queen Lane Medical Campus recently achieved a rating of Two (2) Green Globes. This high-profile academic building includes administrative offices for the Institute for Women’s Health and the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine programs. A Medical Simulation center operates on the…

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Starbucks – Expanding Drexel’s Retail Dining Venues

Drexel University retained Charles Matsinger Associates (CMA) to fit out a new full-service Starbuck’s retail space in the LeBow College of Business Building. The 1,100 square foot fit-out took place alongside the new building’s construction, and involved careful documentation and coordination of standards and elements between the new building and Starbucks. The cafe, which seats…

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A Bold New Branch For PFFCU

Charles Matsinger Associates announces the grand opening of a new credit union branch for the Police and Fire Federal Credit Union.  The branch is located in the Cedarbrook Shopping Center at Cheltenham Avenue and Easton Road in Wyncote, PA.  In an effort to attract business to the center, the landlord subdivided an abandoned box store. The Police and Fire…

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New Year’s Declarations

CMA  is pleased to announce the expansion of our dedicated team of Architects Melanie Strieder joined the Charles Matsinger team as an Architectural Designer last spring.  She is currently completing her final year at Drexel University, and has 3 years of design experience in healthcare, higher education, laboratory, corporate office and master planning projects. Melanie’s strong researching skills…

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