Dead: “King of Jeans” Rental Apartments on East Passyunk
The Passyunk Post reports that developer Max Glass’ plan to transform the iconic King of Jeans store into rental apartments with bike share has, for some reason, tanked. Most neighbors were pretty excited about it, especially after Glass altered the plan to address community concerns regarding noise and light. The apartments were meant to appeal to single people without cars, boosting the neighborhood’s younger demographic.
There was supposed to be a third meeting with more plan revisions, but it sounds as though someone else is buying the building. Also up in the air? The fate of the love-it-or-hate-it sign.
• Proposal for King of Jeans building’s replacement is dead. But… [Passyunk Post]