Spotted: Queen of Jeans sign gets a permanent home on the Avenue at South Fellini

Now that the King of Jeans sign and building are gone from the Avenue, you might be missing that loved or loathed imagery. Instead of the King of Jeans sign coming back in South Philly, Passyunk Square now has a permanent Queen of Jeans sign at the recently-opened South Fellini

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Top development stories of 2015

In 2015, we followed some sizable development projects. There were quite a few meetings regarding the long-debated 9th and Wharton development, demolition beginning soon for a mixed-use project near Broad and Washington, talk of pedestrian improvements along East Passyunk Avenue and much more. While there’s plenty of note, these were

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Queen of Jeans art installation put up on fencing surrounding former King of Jeans building

Now that the King of Jeans building has been demolished and the sign has found a home at Provenance Salvage in Northern Liberties, street artist Kid Hazo and South Fellini art studio have collaborated on an art installation which parodies the original sign. Instead of the King of Jeans, they

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King of Jeans sign being removed today, to be displayed at Provenance Salvage in NoLibs

Update: This post has been updated to include a statement from East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s zoning chair, David Goldfarb. We’ve been following the King of Jeans building development for years and it appears that it is now officially the end of an era for the building. At about 11 a.m.

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