Lululemon to Reopen This Weekend in Temporary Location

Lululemon Walnut Street is finally set to reopen this weekend in a temporary location following the partial roof collapse at its 1527 Walnut Street store on January 27th.

The store has moved just down the street at 1422 Walnut Street and will celebrate its grand re-opening with activities beginning on Friday evening. Here’s the lineup:

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This Sounds Awesome: Free Flywheel, Yoga, and Juice February 27th

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Photo via Facebook/Lululemon Athletica Wayne

If you’ve never hopped on a Flywheel bike before, here’s your chance (and it sounds pretty darn sweet): On Friday, February 27th, Flywheel is teaming up with the folks at Lululemon Athletica Wayne to bring you Fly and Flow, an evening of free spin, yoga, and margaritas. In other words, the best happy hour ever.  Read more »

Exciting News: Temporary Location for Lululemon Walnut Street Announced

Photo via Lululemon/Facebook

Photo via Lululemon/Facebook

If you’ve been dying to spend the Lululemon gift card you got for Christmas, looks like you’ll be able to do it in-store sometime soon. Lululemon announced on Facebook that they’ll be temporarily relocating the Walnut Street store to 1422 Walnut Street, where Kenneth Cole (which closed at the end of January) used to be. The temporary location is just a hop, skip and a throw from their 1527 Walnut Street location, which has been closed for the past few weeks after the store’s roof unexpectedly collapsed.

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Why Building Collapses Might Be More Likely in Winter

Last month’s roof collapse at Lululemon on Walnut Street is sure to have rattled most of us who remember the June 2013 building collapse that left six dead.

Fortunately, only minor injuries were reported and the yoga store has since set up a temporary base elsewhere. However, the question remains: What exactly caused our most recent (at least, according to public knowledge) collapse scare?

Billy Penn’s Anna Orso spoke to Robert Mongeluzzi, an attorney who specializes in collapse cases, who pointed to winter-weather water as the possible culprit: pointed to

Lululemon Walnut Street to Temporarily Relocate Following Roof Collapse

Photo via Lululemon/Facebook

Photo via Lululemon/Facebook

Philly’s Lululemon store just posted a message on its Facebook page that it’ll be temporarily relocating while its 1527 Walnut Street store remains closed for repairs following the partial roof collapse on January 27th.

“We are planning to relocate, but we don’t have any details just yet,” the store’s assistant manager Alyssa Horn told me.

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Lululemon Center City Issues Statement on Yesterday’s Partial Roof Collapse

Lululemon’s Walnut Street store suffered a partial roof collapse yesterday when loose bricks from a neighboring building crashed through the store’s roof. Three female shoppers where injured in the incident and treated at Hahnemann for non-life-threatening injuries; they were later released from the hospital.

The store’s management team issued a short statement about the incident on its Facebook page this afternoon.

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Report: Partial Roof Collapse Injures Three Inside Center City Lululemon Store

Multiple reports are stating that three people were injured when bricks from an adjacent building crashed through the roof of the Lululemon store at 1527 Walnut Street. According to 6abc, the incident took place around 3:30 p.m. and three women sustained minor injures.

Be Well, our sister site, has more details:

According to the city, everyone has been accounted for. But in response to the partial collapse, it says, “Traffic is temporarily being diverted from the area around 15th and Walnut Streets. Motorists can expect residual delays. Septa bus routes have been impacted as well.”

Report: 3 Hurt in Partial Roof Collapse at Lululemon Center City [Be Well]
FALLEN BRICKS CRASH THROUGH CENTER CITY LULULEMON STORE [6abc]

Report: 3 Hurt in Partial Roof Collapse at Lululemon Center City

UPDATE, 4:47 P.M.: The latest from the city: “Traffic flow is being restored in the area around the partial roof collapse at the Lululemon Store at 1527 Walnut Street. However, the 1500 block of Walnut Street will remain closed to vehicular traffic at this time.”

ORIGINAL: 6 ABC is reporting that loose bricks from an adjacent building crashed through the roof of the Center City Lululemon store earlier today. The incident happened around 3:30 p.m.

NBC Philadelphia says that at least three people have been hurt. So far, only minor injuries have been reported. Philadelphia fire officials are currently on the scene.

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