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1523 Walnut Street Through the Years

Le Bec Fin 2.0 | Mike Persico

Le Bec Fin 2.0 | Mike Persico

With this weekend’s closing of Avance at 1523 Walnut Street, we thought we’d look back at the modern history of this most storied address. Check out our timeline history of the fall from┬ápopularity of what was the most famous restaurant address in Philadelphia.

Timeline of 1523 Walnut Street ┬╗

Georges Perrier Loses Le Bec-Fin Building in Sheriff’s Sale (But It May All Be Part of an Elaborate Plan) [UPDATED]

UPDATE 6/12/2014: The new owner of 1523 Walnut Street has moved to evict Avance, the current tenant.


Storied Philadelphia chef Georges Perrier has owned 1523 Walnut Street since 1981. It housed his legendary French restaurant Le Bec-Fin, which closed in June 2013, making way for Avance, Perrier's tenant. But now, Perrier has lost ownership of the building in a sheriff's sale.

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