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Mayor Nutter Tentatively Approves Statue of David Binswanger

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At the renaming announcement for 1818 Market Street this afternoon, there were few big shocks. The bank’s CEO Gerry Cuddy happily and enthusiastically thanked half the known universe; Mayor Nutter proclaimed the city’s bounty–”people are investing in the city,” etc.–and a man no one in the audience recognized but who has something to do with a treasury department, may have said important things while people talked over him.

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Today: 1818 Market Street Is Renamed, Becomes Beneficial’s Corporate Headquarters

main7At 1 p.m. today, a crowd will gather in the lobby of the high-rise 1818 Market Street to hear the mayor and assorted real estate and business luminaries give details of the building’s newest arrival: Beneficial Bank. The oldest and largest Philadelphia-based bank will make 1818 its corporate headquarters, and will rename the building 1818 Beneficial Bank Place.

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