Store closing presents big (& tall) opportunity for Broad Street

Torre Big and Tall, the men’s store next to the upcoming apartment building that’s replacing the former Broad Street Armory, is closing up shop after more than 30 years on the 1200 block of South Broad Street. Owner Mark Rosenfeld told the Inquirer that he wanted to focus on his

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Spotted: Armory hole. So snowy.

Wanna see your photos on featured on Spotted? Join the Passyunk Post flickr pool here or email us at punk@passyunkpost.com. While you’re at it, follow Passyunk Post on Twitter here and Facebook here.  This lonely backhoe (bulldozer? frontloader?) sits in the hole that once was the Broad Street Armory, which, as you can see, is now gone to make

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Armory’s replacement now includes commercial space; developer to present tomorrow

UPDATE: Demolition has begun on the old Armory, with heavy machinery taking down the rear of the building before the facade, for now. Plan Philly reports that the debris is being trucked out the back via Juniper Street, and that the demo effort will take until November to finish.  

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Broad Street Armory to be demolished as early as this week

The long history of the Broad Street Armory at 1221 S. Broad St has nearly come to an end. Because of another partial roof collapse, the building has been deemed unsafe and will be demolished as early as this week, according to an email from the attorney for the developer, Michael Carosella,

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