On a mission, going green
Posted on Sunday, Jan 02, 2011
North Philadelphia's Nicetown-Tioga section might not be the first place one associates with environmentally sensitive remodeling. But the nuns who run the nonprofit Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia Inc. took up a "green" challenge there, completely transforming a crumbling five-building warehouse complex, circa 1930s, and creating living space as well as room to accommodate their social mission.