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Morning Headlines: More Info On Planned W / Element Hotels Coming Next Week

According to PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey, the developers of the planned W and Element Hotels at 15th and Chestnut (currently a parking lot) don’t need zoning […]


UNIQLO Now Planning Four Area Stores

The extremely trendy and fairly inexpensive clothing retailer UNIQLO is invading the region: first, a store opened in the King of Prussia Mall. Then stores […]


Brickstone: Mercantile Library to Become Coworking Space

This morning’s membership meeting of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) at the Union League was standing room only, and it wasn’t for the coffee […]


For Rent: Loft-Style Condo Next to Di Bruno Bros.

Just a block from Rittenhouse Square and hidden among a collection of retail and commercial establishments is this bi-level condo rising above one of Philly’s […]


Morning Headlines: Redevelopment on Chestnut Street Will Start In a Few Weeks

Zoning approvals? Check. Permits? Check. Demolition crews? They’re ready! Yep, it appears the $60-$70 million redevelopment project for a chunk of Chestnut Street’s 1100 block […]


AQ Rittenhouse Breaks Ground Tomorrow

Aquinas Realty plans to break ground tomorrow on AQ Rittenhouse, a 12-story mixed-use building at 2021 Chestnut. There’ll be restaurant/retail space on the first floor […]


Michael Ryan to Sell Mercantile Library: Photos, Renderings Galore

It’s no surprise that architect Michael Ryan would have purchased the Mercantile Library at 1021 Chestnut; built in 1952 by Martin, Stewart & Noble, the […]

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Scientologists’ Disregard of Philadelphia Architectural Treasure Goes International

The building owned by the Church of Scientology at 1312-1314 Chestnut — 57,720 square feet on a 38′ x 103′ lot — was originally home to […]


Retail Report: Uniqlo to Open on Chestnut Street in May

Our sister site Shoppist has more details of what we first reported back in August: Uniqlo, which is basically the Japanese H&M, is definitely coming […]


Commonwealth Proper Menswear Has a New Chestnut Street Showroom

Welcome to Chestnut Street, Commonwealth Proper! Philadelphia Wedding tipped us off to the fact that the local menswear store founded by attorney Craig von Schroeder […]


Sold!: Wendy’s Building at 15th and Chestnut; Will Likely Be Apartments

Most Center City Wendy’s patrons probably don’t know that the home of the Baconator has a name, and it is Chestnut Place. The 140,000-square-foot office […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Chestnut Street’s New Cella Luxuria

It was October — just after his Hollandia showroom closed in Old City — when Stefan Sklaroff heard that someone was looking for him. That […]