Posts Tagged ‘Market East’

Demand For Local Historic Homes Shrinking, Say Realtors

Demand For Local Historic Homes Shrinking, Say Realtors

August 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Antiquated layouts and preservation responsibilities blamed for struggling “antique housing” market, Target targeting Center City shoppers, a playful and stimulating pop-up community space for South Philly, and Eastern State adding to this year’s Terror Behind the Walls > more

What Will Bring Shoppers Back To East Market?

What Will Bring Shoppers Back To East Market?

March 9, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Reviewing the perpetual dilemma that is East Market Street, revealing cognitive cartography in Graduate Hospital, more money for Philly’s parks and streets, and the “yawning chasm” of the Cohocksink Sewer > more

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