Two Decades Of Stephen Starr

 

After renovating the old Continental diner at 2nd & Market, Stephen Starr reopened the space in 1995. | Photo: Michael Klein, for Philly.com

After renovating the old Continental diner at 2nd & Market, Stephen Starr reopened the space in 1995. | Photo: Michael Klein, for Philly.com

  • Center City District will officially celebrate the installation of the first of four wrought-iron gates for City Hall, which architect John McArthur, Jr. designed in the 1870s, but were never constructed. Join the mayor and other officials at the Dilworth Park entrance at 2PM.
  • The Roxborough Review reports that Aquinas Realty has nixed plans on Cathedral Village, a proposed commercial development (with an Aldi supermarket, a Starbuck’s, and a AAA service center already lined up) at Ridge Avenue & Cathedral Road, ostensibly after the community meeting with the Upper Roxborough Civic Association in July evinced objections over traffic and green space, as well as criticisms over procedure.
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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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