Tag Archives: Benjamin Franklin Bridge

New apartment tower, at former Lit Brothers Department Store, will be a Great Addition to a Great City and will finally bring major residential development to Market East

The famous Lit Brothers Department Store building, which is now the BNY/Mellon Independence Center along the 700 block of Market Street, is one of the most charming buildings along Market East.  It has a six-storey cast iron facade on Eighth … Continue reading

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FringeArts creates new performance and artistic hub on the Delaware waterfront

The Philly Fringe/Live Arts Festival is a unique, avant-garde arts festival held in the city every September.  Fringe festivals have become popular, in some cities, as a way to show unusual and avant-garde performances that wouldn’t normally be seen in … Continue reading

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Exciting new entertainment center coming to Delaware Avenue and little-known Canal Street

I’m taking a break from talking about new apartment buildings (although, I’ll be resuming those articles next week) to write about the exciting entertainment center planned for the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Canal Street, just off of Delaware Avenue, near … Continue reading

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