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Prudent Properties High Rises

Philadelphia, PA


Prudent Properties

Project Team

VP Samy, P.E.
Nabeel Raazi, P.E.
Bill Payne


  • Condition Assessment
  • Structural Design – Restoration
  • Architectural Design
  • Bidding Services
  • Construction Administration / Observation
  • Upgrades / Renovation
  • Owner’s Rep (Construction)
  • Study

O&S Associates was retained by Prudent Properties to perform the inspections required by Philadelphia’s Property Maintenance Code 304.1 on three of their Philadelphia High Rises. The three properties inspected by O&S spanned a total of 43 stories.

Since these inspections have never been required in Philadelphia prior to this year, many companies like Prudent Properties are unsure what to expect. O&S was transparent from the beginning with the Client, and provided a detailed understanding of what to anticipate.

The Four Freedoms House, Phillip Murray House and Sydney Hillman Apartments were completed and reports were filed with the City on behalf of Prudent Properties. O&S also developed repair plans for Prudent, and offered cost-saving, long-term solutions to some of the issues discovered during the inspections.

O&S is also providing construction services for this project. The total cost of construction is estimated to be approximately $5 million. The repairs are being spread out over a five year period.

O&S Associates performed the following scope of services: