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How 1213 Walnut Will Play Nice With Fergie’s

1213 Walnut, Sansom elevation

This rendering of the Sansom Street elevation of 1213 Walnut Street was produced on April 12 by the Design Collective.

Ever since it was first announced by its previous developer, it’s been known that the mixed-use apartment/retail building now rising at 1213 Walnut St., popularly known as the “Fergie Tower,” will envelop the two-story Fergie’s Pub building on Sansom Street.

But up until now, we haven’t seen just how the building will envelop it. Previous project architect TEN Arquitectos, which U3 Ventures had chosen to design the tower it proposed to build, never released to the public renderings of the Sansom Street side of the building.

We now have them, courtesy the Design Collective, the Baltimore-based architect co-developers Hines, the Goldenberg Group and ASB Real Estate Investments chose to design the project they rescuscitated when delays due to opposition from Fergie’s and near neighbors, and then the Great Recession, prevented U3 from proceeding. Read more »

Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione Will Be At Fergie’s Pub

Sam Calagione and his new book.

Sam Calagione and his new book.

On Tuesday, March 22, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Sam Calagione, Founder and President of Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, will be signing copies of his new book, Off-centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration & Smart Growth, at Fergie’s Pub.

Calagione’s new book explores the power of collaboration and what happens when companies and co-workers stop competing and start collaborating.

While Calagione is at Fergie’s, expect plenty of Dogfish Head beer to be pouring from the taps.

One of Us: Fergus Carey

Illustration by Andy Friedman.

Illustration by Andy Friedman.

My name is … Fergus Carey, but I play the role of “Fergie” in the City of Philadelphia. Fergus was a wise and sexy king.

I live in … Bella Vista. Everything’s on my doorstep.

I left Ireland … in 1987 and moved to Houston. I only lasted a few weeks there. Hated it. And then I came to Philly. Read more »


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