Posts Tagged ‘Market East’

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

Landmark Lits To Grow 30 Stories Taller

Landmark Lits To Grow 30 Stories Taller

February 19, 2014  |  News

The historic Lit Brothers block on Market Street never shies away from controversy. In 1985, Mellon Bank signed a major lease, saving it from demolition at the 11th hour. A year and a half ago, electric signage was approved, then fought, for its roofline. Now, the owner, Mellon Independence Realty, wants to add a 30-story tower to the Filbert Street side of the complex. Brad Maule reports > more

The Lower Northeast And Lower Northwest Have Gotten Poorer

The Lower Northeast And Lower Northwest Have Gotten Poorer

December 18, 2013  |  Morning Blend

South Philly gets richer, what the Philly Macy's says about the fate of urban department stores, Passyunk wants historic properties, smarter and more efficient emergency response, and stopping by Pier 124 > more

A Turnaround For Market East?

A Turnaround For Market East?

November 26, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The promise of Girard Square, lingering questions with Assumption preservation case, Cresheim Trail to get its trestle from PECO, and another development OKed for Fishtown > more

Who Wants To Move Into The Gallery?

Who Wants To Move Into The Gallery?

April 1, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Only a fool would live in a mall, waiting to fill the “doughnut hole” that is Wayne Junction, the importance of tending city parks for crime’s sake, Washington’s tent to be remade for Philly museum, and a Q&A with the new head of the Preservation Alliance > more