Delaware Ave Redo

 

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  • City Paper’s feature piece this week looks at promising signs of resetting the unwelcome image of Delaware Avenue during the mid-1990s. The imminent opening of Morgan’s Pier, a restaurant and relaxed music scene, tests its owners’ evaluation that the strip’s lurid reputation does need not precede it. “It’s a new day,” says proprietor Avram Hornik. “The old Delaware Avenue was a generation ago. The kids who are 21 and over now barely have a clue of what was down there.”
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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