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The landscape will soon be changing at the site of the former Thomas Edison HighSchool on Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.

(via CBS)

It will be called Edison Square and will include a Save-A-Lot grocery store, shopping center and an apartment building for low-income seniors.

The school has been vacant for several years and then was damaged last August in a fire.

Gregory Reaves is Principal with Mosaic Development Partners.

“Really the way to deal with that building is to right size it. I mean there have been a lot of plans put forward with respect to that building and none of them make economic sense just in terms of rehabilitation.”

Construction on the $22-million project starts next month and developersexpect the stores to open by fall 2013. Building the senior apartments will start once that phase of the project is complete.

Ross Cameron