Jefferson-Magee Rehabilitation Hospital – New Patient Floor

Charles Matsinger Associates (CMA) and Jefferson-Magee Rehabilitation Hospital have recently created a new patient floor on the 2nd floor of the West Building of Magee Rehab Hospital. The hospital is pushing for more comfort and flexibility in their patient room spaces. CMA was selected by Jefferson-Magee to work on a total of four floors in…

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Project Highlight – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Ravdin Family Caregiver Center

The Family Caregiver Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) was created as a place where caregivers and family members can get away for a time from the stresses of dealing with a family member in the hospital. Renovated in 2014, the Family Caregiver Center was created to meet caregiver’s needs and…

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Project Highlight – Brace Busters & Appel Orthodontics

Brace Busters and Appel Orthodontics, two separate orthodontic practices, collaborated to convert an 18,000-square foot warehouse space into contiguous beach-themed treatment areas. In 2014, Dr. David Bresler had a vision of opening a new orthodontic practice in Philadelphia. An existing property across the street from Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters on Geiger Road in Philadelphia was…

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Mystery on the Main Line

“What goes on in there?” It’s a question that’s been posed frequently to those that work for Wilkie Lexus, located at 568 West Lancaster Avenue in Haverford, PA. Customers, neighborhood residents, at least one borough official and even those simply walking by have asked about the year-old grey building facing Lancaster Avenue.  It may take…

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Avenue of Rehabilitation and Restorative Healing

Charles Matsinger Associates is excited to be partnering with Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on the design of the Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens.  This transformational project augments and updates existing patient therapeutic areas (Segal Street, McSherry Greenhouse and the Segal sponsored Resource Center) on the unique 6th floor rooftop of the hospital. Research shows that…

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Family Style Hospitality – The Connelly Resource Center

Charles Matsinger Associates worked with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to renovate spaces within the Connelly Resource Center for Families.  The facility is located on the 8th floor of the Main Hospital, and provides important hospitality and educational support services to the hospital’s patients and their families. An existing high demand self-serve laundry and break room offered…

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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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A Welcoming Lobby for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

CMA recently finished a complete renovation of the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Main Lobby.  A more modern, attractive hospitality environment was created for patients, visitors and workers.  New ceilings and soffits absorb sound while new lighting provides brightness.  New windows allow more daylight into the space and natural stone, wall coverings, and a custom designed wood…

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Wake Up and Vegetate

Drexel University is continually striving to provide innovative dining experiences for students by tailoring offerings to the student population.  To meet the demand of health conscious and vegetarian students, Drexel offers Vegetate.  Located within Chestnut Square, a dynamic hub of retail, residential, and academic life in the heart of the main campus, Vegetate is a vegetarian…

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