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Tag Archives | Broad Street

What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Parking on Broad Street and the Lawsuit to End It

Should cars be allowed to park down the middle of Broad Street?

Parking on Broad Street and the Lawsuit to End It
The long-debated question rarely moved beyond a heated Facebook debate, but now there’s a lawsuit against the¬†Philadelphia Police Department and the Philadelphia Parking Authority to end the practice once and for all.
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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Vybe Urgent Care facility has opened in the former Torre location on Broad Street

After 30 years in business, the men’s clothing store Torre Big and Tall closedat 1217 S. Broad St. in 2014, leaving a large vacancy in a prime Broad Street location. That building is now home to a new urgent care facility.

 

IMG_3309Vybe Urgent Care opened on Monday, January 30, bringing its fourth healthcare center to the Philadelphia-area.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Via Bicycle relocating to Broad and Bainbridge

Via Bicycle has been located at 606 S. 9th St. for 20 years. The long-standing bicycle shop is about to make a big change, with the relocation of the shop and owner Curtis Anthony’s vintage bike collection.

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In the spring, Via will be opening in a new location at Broad and Bainbridge, according to Newsworks.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital 

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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Target is hoping to occupy one of the commercial spaces available at Lincoln Square.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

SoPhilly Spotlight: Designer-owned Broad Street brownstone edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a 2,778 sq. ft. home right on Broad Street. The designer-owned brownstone is complete with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and plenty of lavish details (have you ever wanted a separate space for an au pair or guests? You have it here).

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If you have $769,900 to spend, this home at 1630 S. Broad St. could be yours.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Updated Cascia Center renderings feature scaled-down building height

Over the summer the plans for a Cascia Center at Broad and Ellsworth returned in a big way. Plans presented back in 2014 were for a single-story facility that would give St. Rita’s church additional space as a “peacemaking” facility. When plans reemerged after receiving criticism for not using the location’s potential, things changed in a big way.

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Since the summertime, the plans have been scaled back slightly. Instead of the height being about the same as that of the church, the mixed-use building is now proposed at five-stories.

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