Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee reviews updated Royal Theater plans

The development process for South Street’s Royal Theater has been moving forward slowly. The project was connected to developer Carl Dranoff until October, when he sold the property to Robert Roskamp, a developer with work in Florida and Chester County. Roskamp’s redevelopment vision includes the reuse of some of the

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Former Peirce School has been listed for sale

Three former South Philly educational facilities were part of a large sale of schools in 2014. Since then, Bok has been transformed into a multi-use facility and the other two schools are projects in the works by the Concordia group. To add to the list of shuttered schools being sold

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Ori Feibush will soon own Christian Street’s Sidecar Bar & Grille

At Thanksgiving, Adam Ritter very suddenly shut down Kermit’s Bake Shoppe on Washington Avenue. Now a month later, he’s in the process of selling his other restaurant, Sidecar Bar & Grille, located at 22nd and Christian. Ori Feibush will be purchasing the business, adding to his restaurant repertoire which includes the

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Target could be a retail tenant at Lincoln Square

Just a month ago, the Lincoln Square development in the works at Broad and Washington received approval from the Civic Design Review. Things are continuing to move forward with the project, now with excavation beginning on the site and some more news about a potential tenant for the mixed-use building.

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