PlanPhilly, “Developer Ori Feibush says “anarchists” vandalized his Point Breeze home”

The Point Breeze home of Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush was vandalized in an early morning incident that saw the first-floor windows of his home smashed by bricks and paint splattered across the property.

It’s the latest in a string of vandalism incidents that have targeted properties associated with the developer and his company, OCF Realty. In a phone interview, he blamed “anarchists” who he said had left an incriminating note attached to a brick used to smash the windows of his home.

The developer has been at the center of controversies surrounding the gentrification of the South Philadelphia neighborhood where his company has developed hundreds of properties.

“Its disappointing,” Feibush said. “There’s always an opportunity for public discourse and I appreciate a healthy debate. But this is not a productive or healthy way to approach these issues.”

The developer said he was awoken Thursday morning around 2:30 a.m. to the sound of shattering glass. Along with bricks and a note, the perpetrators threw bottles of white paint that splattered on the facade, the interior of the home and a car parked nearby. Police arrived on the scene shortly afterward.

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