Posts Tagged ‘Market East’

Lits' Lights: Let's Look

Lits’ Lights: Let’s Look

January 20, 2015  |  News

As the sun sets on Philadelphia this evening, the lights go up at Lits. Mayor Nutter will be on hand to turn on long-proposed digital signage, ushering in a new era at the historic Lit Brothers Building > more

The Gilded Mall Of Market Street: Gimbels Had It

The Gilded Mall Of Market Street: Gimbels Had It

November 24, 2014  |  Vantage

Where the great Gimbels department store once stood a parking lot sits today. With the recent rejection of a casino license for the site, it looks like it may stay that way for now. Shadowbat has the story behind this long gone, cherished Philadelphia institution and the development black hole that is left in its place at 8th and Market > more

We Haven't Forgotten: Gimbels Thanksgiving Parade Was The First

We Haven’t Forgotten: Gimbels Thanksgiving Parade Was The First

November 24, 2014  |  Vantage

Another first Philadelphia can claim is inventing the Thanksgiving Day parade. Gimbels department store started it all in 1920. Kyrie Greenberg gives us the backstory on this iconic public celebration > 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

The Garden Upstairs

The Garden Upstairs

March 20, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A look at three hotel kitchen gardens, plans afoot to replace an entire block of Market Street retail space, new exhibit juxtaposes astronomy and dogs, West Poplar school to be redeveloped as apartment complex, and a call to close Parks & Rec’s funding gap > more