Posts Tagged ‘Chestnut Street’

Paced For Growth At 1900 Chestnut

Paced For Growth At 1900 Chestnut

May 8, 2014  |  Vantage

Whether a 26-story tower ultimately rises from it or not, the understated three-story Art Deco building at 19th & Chestnut will remain a testament to local Civil Rights. Brad Maule dips into the history of 1900 Chestnut, which pathbreaking lawyer Raymond Pace Alexander built in 1935 because no one would lease modern space suitable for his growing African American law firm > more

Take A Look At What’s To Come For 19th & Chestnut

Take A Look At What’s To Come For 19th & Chestnut

April 29, 2014  |  Morning Blend

26-stories of density coming to Rittenhouse, Cutler replaces expired $1.1 million grant for Race Street Pier, new owner to renovate N. Broad telecom hub, and a look at next year’s Walnut Lane Bridge project > more

Promising Developments For Center City Retail

Promising Developments For Center City Retail

April 25, 2014  |  Morning Blend

$70 million project envisioned for Chestnut Street, The Gallery gets a new tenant, Church of the Advocate advocates for Mother Bethel burial ground, and Liberty Property Trust to break ground on Navy Yard building > more

In Search Of A Cure For City Blue [Updated, 5:20PM]

In Search Of A Cure For City Blue [Updated, 5:20PM]

April 23, 2014  |  News

After a piece of it crashed onto the sidewalk, the defining feature that earned 1106 Chestnut Street a place on the city's Register of Historic Places has been entirely removed. Max Ufberg weighs the conflicts facing City Blue, L&I, and the Historical Commission—and the options to resolve them > more

A Mediterranean Breeze On Chestnut Street

A Mediterranean Breeze On Chestnut Street

February 10, 2014  |  Vantage

In the past two decades, Chestnut Street has gone through fits and starts trying to forge a retail renaissance along the historic corridor. And while CVS Pharmacy and 'preservationist' are hardly synonyms, the two coexist beautifully at 1424 Chestnut. Molly Lester looks back at the local connections that made Jacob Reed's Sons Store an architectural and retail landmark of the early 20th Century > more