In May, Bart Blatstein unveiled his Piazza at Schmidts in Northern Liberties, an ambitious space with an Italianate courtyard, an outdoor movie screen, and tons of retail space; 35 boutiques selling everything from baby goods to modern art to jewelry (along with a few restaurants) have opened. Stop by during the July 3rd-5th celebration for special sales and events. 2nd Street and Germantown Avenue, atthepiazza.com.
Pulse: Retail Report: Take Note: Groovy Galleria
Originally published in Philadelphia Magazine, July 2009