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Edward W. Bok School

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City Life

Becoming Bok: From Decommissioned School to South Philly’s Center of Creative Cool

From the outside, the Bok Building looks like an old trade school. From the inside — well, it still looks like an old trade school, […]


The Bok Building Is Getting a Coffee Shop and a Swanky New Cocktail Bar

The best rooftop bar in Philly is still a ways away from its opening date (May 24th), but we’ve got the scoop on all the new food […]

Le Bok Fin

Bok Bar Opens Tonight

A year after the successful Le Bok Fin pop-up at Bok, the rooftop bar is back in a more permanent fashion as Bok Bar. The outdoor […]


Bok Adds Six New Tenants, Immersive Art Exhibit

The former Bok Technical High School — now just known as “Bok” and owned by Scout Ltd., added six new tenants and an immersive temporary […]


Bok Developer to Preserve South Philly History with First Part of Stoop Project

For the first time in recent years, the former Edward W. Bok Technical School in South Philadelphia has been ringing with the sound of excited voices. […]

Be Well Philly

Rooftop Yoga at South Philly’s Bok Technical School Kicks Off This Weekend

The outdoor-yoga fun just keeps on coming, folks. In addition to the new outdoor yoga series kicking off tonight in Kahn Park, there’s another new […]


In the Books: Sale of Bok High School Finalized, Development Moving Forward

There’s a sleeping giant on the corner of 9th and Mifflin in South Philly. Wait, scratch that. The former Edward Bok Technical High School, simply […]


“South Philly’s Stoop” and Six Other Local Projects Are Recipients of the Knight Cities Challenge

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation–which recently partnered with the William Penn Foundation to award $11 million to five Philadelphia parks (including the highly […]


Morning Headlines: Saffron On Scannapieco’s Bok School Plans

Lindsey Scannapieco’s South Philadelphia project–the renovation and eventual conversion of the former Bok School into a thriving creative maker space for local entrepreneurs (more details here)–has […]


Gallery: This Is What A Shuttered Philadelphia School Looks Like

If you’ve been following coverage of the school closings that swept the city, news of how the former Edward H. Bok Technical High School would be living […]


South Philly’s Bok School Will Become a Hub for Creative People

If the former Edward W. Bok School actually is transformed the way developer Lindsey Scannapieco plans, it’ll be the city’s “largest creative community space,” according to […]