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Lindsey Scannapieco


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 […]


Philly’s Best Rooftop Bar Is Back Next Week

Trendy rooftop spot Bok Bar, perched eight stories high atop the former Bok Tech building at 8th and Mifflin Streets, reopens for for a third […]

City Life

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 […]


Preschool, Rooftop Cafe Planned for South Philly’s Bok Technical High School

There was a lot of buzz in 2015 surrounding the various goings-on at the shuttered Edward Bok Technical High School, and it looks like recent leasing […]


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. […]


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 […]