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Bart Blatstein

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Kane Brown Seeks Restraining Order for Mann Concert

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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South Broad Megaproject Gets a Makeover

Sometime around two years from now, the first phase of a new mixed-use apartment/retail complex will open at the northeast corner of Broad Street and […]

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Bart Blatstein Is Bringing Real Boxing Back to Atlantic City

It was June 27, 1988, back when Atlantic City boxing — even boxing, period — was a thing. Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks at Boardwalk […]

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Bart Blatstein Is Opening a Massive Atlantic City Arcade

I spend much of the summer in Atlantic City with my family, and friends who know this frequently ask me for advice on what to […]

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Meet the Brothers Who Think They Can Fix Northern Liberties

You could start a story about Northern Liberties 100 different ways. You could start with Bart Blatstein, the first mega-developer to take a chance on […]

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City Nixes Plans for Columbus Boulevard “Super Wawa”

The guy who constructed and ultimately sold his controlling interest in Schmidt’s Commons to Donald Trump’s son-in-law (I still call it the Piazza, by the […]

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Bart Blatstein’s Atlantic City

Philly developer Bart Blatstein has been playing real-life Monopoly, cobbling together parcels of property in Atlantic City — everyone’s favorite resort-town-slash-urban-metaphor. His snagging of the Pier […]

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When Facebook Attacks: Bart Blatstein Page Hacked, Hilarity Ensues

How on earth do you steal a piano? That’s just what we were wondering when we saw last week’s Facebook post from the account associated […]

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Philly Developers ‘Terrified,’ ‘Intrigued’ to Have One of Their Own As President

Real estate developers tend to have a funny relationship to politics. On the one hand, they often flood local elections with campaign donations and relentlessly […]

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Developers Are Still Ignoring Philly’s Vision for the Waterfront

I once had the chance to tour Waterfront Square, the condominium complex on the Delaware River in Northern Liberties, between Sugarhouse Casino and the Festival Pier at […]

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Sources: Police Are Considering Moving Headquarters to Old Inquirer Building

In a move that would be rich with real estate-related irony, the Philadelphia Police Department is considering relocating its headquarters to the former home of the Inquirer […]


Report: Blatstein Offered $18 Million for Vacant Lot at Broad & Washington

Developer Bart Blatstein agreed to pay $18 million for a vacant lot at the corner of Broad & Washington under a contract with the property’s […]

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Board Finally Approves Blatstein’s Broad & Washington Project, Litigation Still Pending

The Zoning Board of Adjustment voted 5-0 to approve developer Bart Blatstein’s proposed apartment tower and rooftop retail village at Broad & Washington in South […]


Lawyer: Blatstein Doesn’t Own Broad & Washington, Can’t Seek Zoning Approval

A lawyer for N/H Philadelphia Properties, the New York real estate company that owns the long-vacant lot at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Avenue in […]


Broad & Washington: Anatomy of an Unvote

Since we’re sure many of you following the saga of 1001 South Broad, Bart Blatstein’s megaproject at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Washington […]