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Headlines: Historical Commission to Weigh In on Beige-y Boyd Plans

UPDATE (June 12, 2:45 p.m.): Inga Saffron tweeted the outcome from the meeting of the Historical Commission, who apparently ruled on the retail part of the […]


Boyd Theatre Proposal Denied “as Presented” to Historical Commission Committee

Representatives for the redevelopment that is simply being called the Boyd Theatre project made their presentation to the Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission on […]


Coming to a (Boyd) Theater Near You: Apartments, Retail, or a Restaurant!

A photo posted by Leah Coonan (@leahcreation) on Mar 17, 2015 at 2:46pm PDT Since having demolition start on its auditorium last month, we bet […]


Demo Alert: You Can Now See Inside the Boyd Theatre

Demo has begun in earnest at the historic Boyd Theatre on the rear of the building on Sansom Street. Crews were on site Thursday afternoon […]

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Preservation Wire: It Looks Like the Boyd Theatre’s Art Deco Lobby Will Stay

Last week, we put you on to some interesting notices on the 1900 block of Chestnut Street in what could be the next step towards a 26-story […]


Is Demo at the Boyd Theatre About to Take Place?

Are plans for the corner of 19th and Chestnut Street starting to take shape? A demolition permit hung on two of the buildings on site […]


Is Boyd Theatre Site the Key to Future Apartment Tower?

The site of the historic Boyd Theatre has been back in the news recently. Pearl Properies, who acquired the former movie palace at 1908 Chestnut […]


UPDATED: Avance to Close Saturday

Avance, the successor to Le Bec Fin, will close after service on Saturday night, October 11th. Michael Klein reported that the Walnut Street restaurant is […]


Rendering of Proposed Pearl Properties Tower at 19th and Chestnut

Yesterday Naked Philly posted a rendering from Philadelphia Speaks of a new 26-story, 295-foot tower at 19th and Chestnut streets, at the former location of […]