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  • Developers plan to level the entirety of East Market Street’s 1100 block, reports NewsWorks, “to make room for retail and apartments — and then renovate existing buildings south of Market,” in a $500 million project. Paul Levy, CEO of the Center City District, touts the location as a viable shopping destination. “And, from an east-west perspective, it’s one of the key pieces that needs to be put in place to close the gap between the Convention Center and the Independence National Historic Park.”
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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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