Philadelphia, PA, USA (March 22, 2012) /BUSINESS WIRE/ —EP Henry, the family-owned and operated manufacturer of Hardscaping™ products in North America, has been selected to provide the materials used to construct the outdoor areas of Philly’s new dining and entertainment district, XFINITY Live! Philadelphia.
Located in South Philadelphia within the Wells Fargo Complex, XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is set to become the region’s destination for seasonal and sporting events featuring over a dozen dining and entertainment options that boast state-of-the-art audio and video systems, an artificial turf field and an expansive outdoor plaza centered around a one-of-a-kind outdoor theater.
EP Henry is providing the pavers used to cover more than 25,000 square feet of the new facility, including a walkway bearing the company’s name that leads to the main outdoor plaza, as well as wall units to construct fire pits for outdoor dining areas. As an official sponsor of XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, Woodbury, NJ-based EP Henry joins several other local companies such as Comcast, Victory Brewing and Chickie’s & Pete’s in supporting the development of this venue.
“We’re proud to be a part of a new attraction that will welcome thousands of visitors to the region,” said J.C. Henry III, president and CEO of EP Henry. “Our family-owned business has expanded throughout our 100+ year history, and we look forward to continuing to grow along with our community by supporting such public-use projects as XFINITY Live! Philadelphia.”
XFINITY Live! Philadelphia will be one of the largest outdoor displays that EP Henry has completed, featuring a dozen different Hardscaping products in the following areas:
- The “EP Henry Road to Victory” and adjoining outdoor plaza
- The Northeast Event Plaza entrance (11th Street and Pattison Avenue)
- The valet parking drop-off lanes
Additionally, EP Henry will provide decorative PaverART inlays featuring the EP Henry and XFINITY Live! Philadelphia logos to enhance the path and plaza pavers.
The largest, one-of-a-kind facility in the Greater Philadelphia Region, XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is slated to open to the public on Friday, March 30, 2012.
ABOUT EP HENRY
EP Henry (www.ephenry.com) is the premier family-owned and operated manufacturer of unit concrete products in North America. The company supplies Hardscaping™ – a term it coined – and architectural concrete masonry products, all of which are 100 percent American-made, to homeowners and businesses. Headquartered in Woodbury, NJ, EP Henry was founded in 1903. A sponsor of the world-renowned Philadelphia International Flower Show, EP Henry also supports veterans organizations through its Active Military and Veterans Donation Program, instituted in 2012.