Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Their Go-To for Growth

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Their Go-To for Growth
Location: Villanova, PA
The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women in grades 6 through 12.  Momenee has been the Academy’s “go to” civil site engineers for more than 20 years.  In 2015 the Academy embarked on a Campus Master Plan that included numerous expansion projects to be implemented in several phases.   Phase I included enhancements to the front of the campus including: The addition of two synthetic turf fields and a new running track....

Ardrossan Farms: Luxury Development with Sensitivity to Natural Resources

Ardrossan Farms: Luxury Development with Sensitivity to Natural Resources
Location: Radnor Township, PA
Ardrossan Farms is part of an 800-acre estate once owned by the Main Line socialite who inspired “The Philadelphia Story”.  It had been pared down over the years to 3 parcels consisting of 353 acres owned by the Ardrossan Family Trusts.  The largest parcel, containing 312 acres, was proposed to be developed with approximately 65 new custom built single-family dwellings interspersed throughout the property, incorporating the existing manor house, the residential cottages and farm buildings,...

Merion Mercy Academy

Merion Mercy Academy
Location: Merion, PA
Merion Mercy Academy is a female, private, independent, Catholic, college preparatory school teaching grades 9 through 12, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. Momenee has provided engineering services there for nearly 30 years.  Most recently the Academy, wanting to update and enlarge its facilities, made plans to remove the existing cafeteria and gym buildings and replace them with a more updated and larger facility that would also include arts classrooms.  A challenge to this project was maki...

Narberth Place: Adaptive Reuse Award Winner

Narberth Place: Adaptive Reuse Award Winner
Location: Narberth Borough, PA
Narberth Borough adopted an ordinance to preserve and enhance the borough as a “unique and historic community,” thus providing opportunities for the community to preserve some of its oldest buildings. The ordinance “created an application process for developers to submit plans for 'conditional use' under which historic buildings could be adapted for future use.1“ Narberth Place was the first project under this ordinance. The project included:- Converting a gothic style church into 6 res...

The Palmer: From Seminary to Sought After Residences

The Palmer: From Seminary to Sought After Residences
Location: Lower Merion Township, PA
When Cross Properties purchased a former seminary on 8 acres wanting to convert it to first class rental residences, they turned to Momenee to assist them to determine the feasibility of developing the property under various scenarios.  Some of their initial ideas included residential, student housing, mixed use, commercial, medical, or banking.   The building was constructed in 1919 by famous Philadelphia Architect Horace Trumbauer and operated as the elegant Green Hills Farms Hotel until 19...

Uptown Worthington Mixed-Use Campus

Uptown Worthington Mixed-Use Campus
Location: Malvern, PA
Strategically located along the Route 202 Corridor in Malvern, Chester County, PA, Uptown Worthington transformed the site of a former Worthington Steel factory into a national model for the principles of New Urbanism. The 1,600,000 sf, mixed-use, 100-acre parcel includes 753 luxury residences; 745,000 sf of upscale, lifestyle retailing; and an estimated 185,000 sf of Class ‘A’ office space - along with a tree-lined town center and main street; a restored, environmentally-significant creek;...

Millennium Residential, Retail and Office Complex

Millennium Residential, Retail and Office Complex
Location: Conshohocken, PA
Acquiring several parcels of land along the northern banks of the Schuylkill River, The O’Neill Companies envisioned a 25-acre campus that would include residential apartments, and retail and office buildings.  Momenee was integral to O’Neill making this a reality.   The initial phases of development consisted of site development for three office buildings, six multi-family residential buildings, and associated surface parking.  Our team assisted the client with the rezoning of the site...

Overbrook Golf Course

Overbrook Golf Course
Location: Villanova, PA
Founded in 1900, the Overbrook Golf Club maintains a strong golf history and is located on 128 acres in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the heart of the fabled Philadelphia Main Line.  Over the years, Overbrook has made facility changes resulting from growth, modernization and even fire.  For those projects that required civil engineering and surveying services…they turned to Momenee.        New Equipment Shed & Storage Building - When the club converted from gas carts to electric, Mome...

Haverford School Sensitive Design

Haverford School Sensitive Design
Location: Lower Merion Township, PA
The new Upper School building and Wilson Hall renovation were the final phase of the 2000-2010 Haverford School Campus Master Plan. All building renovations and expansions were accomplished using innovative green building practices. This environmentally friendly building has become a living educational laboratory for students to learn about green technologies and promote environmental responsibility. A building monitoring system is used in the science curriculum to teach resource conservation m...

Riverview at Valley Forge

Riverview at Valley Forge
Location: West Norriton Township, PA
From 1912 to 1923, a 350-acre parcel along the Schuylkill River was home to the Siegmund Lubin’s Betzwood Motion Picture Studio…the then center of American movie making.  After the studio’s bankruptcy in 1923, the land was developed into industrial facilities that eventually led to the property’s status as a brownfield site.  A 63-acre parcel, now known as Riverview at Valley Forge, is being developed by The O’Neill Companies in phases.  Momenee was brought in to help our client wi...