The Philadelphia Business Journal recently released its list of oldest companies in Philadelphia and highlighted how four of these organizations are expanding and preserving their legacy through building projects.

Each of these four organizations are looking to GBCA members to work on their new projects:


Christ Church and Burial Ground
Founded in 1695
Current Project: Church steeple restoration
General Contractor: Haverstick-Borthwick Company

Other GBCA Members involved in the project:

  • Apache Industrial United
  • Belcher Roofing Corporation
  • Window Repair & Restoration, LLC


Penn Medicine
Founded in 1751
Current Project: The Pavilion
General Contractor: LF Driscoll, in a joint venture with Balfour Beatty US

Other GBCA Members involved in the project:

  • AT Chadwick Company, Inc.
  • Berlin Steel
  • Binsky & Snyder, LLC
  • Chesco Coring & Cutting
  • Dale Construction
  • Diversified, Inc.
  • DM Sabia & Co.
  • Hilti Inc.
  • Madison Concrete Construction
  • Med-Tex Services, Inc.
  • Oliver Fire Protection & Security
  • Philadelphia D&M
  • Richard S. Burns & Company
  • Roma Steel
  • Superior Scaffold Services
  • Bayshore Rebar
  • Shore Supply
  • Steadfast Entities
  • The Graham Company
  • The Watson Organization, Inc.
  • United Rentals


Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Founded in 1824
Current Project: Jefferson Center at 1101 Market Street
General Contractor: C. Erickson and Sons, Inc.

Other GBCA Members involved in the project:

  • Hatzel & Buehler
  • Kieffers Appliances
  • M. Schnoll and Sons, Inc.
  • Oliver Fire Protection & Security
  • Paul Rabinowitz Glass Co., Inc.
  • Unified Door & Hardware Group, LLC, Tru-Fit Frame and Door


Walnut Street Theatre
Founded in 1809
Current Project: Walnut Street Theatre Addition
General Contractor: INTECH Construction

We’re excited to see these projects as they’re completed!

Read more about these companies in the Philadelphia Business Journal: