Bok gets caffeinated: Two Persons

New coffee house aims to keep it simple. When the School District of Philadelphia closed 23 schools at the end of 2013 and auctioned Edward Bok Technical School in 2014, uncertainty surrounded its future. Developers who bought similar grand old schools in gentrifying neighborhoods turned them into private residences, sold

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Bok introduces new tenants, pop-up art installation

Since the former Bok Technical School was sold to Lindsey Scannapieco at Scout Ltd. after the great school sale of 2014, the large East Passyunk Crossing structure has seen quite a bit of transformation. To add to the list of recent additions to the building including a boxing gym, a

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Bok dog park to open this weekend

Big changes have been happening at Bok over the past few months. The first floor of the building at 1901 S. 9th St. is full of tenants, longer-standing businesses like Fringe Salon are making the move there, along with a liquor license application for a permanent restaurant in the Le

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Fringe Salon will be moving from Passyunk to Bok

Last month we told you about Hive76’s move into Bok, now more businesses are beginning to announce their plans to open in this massive school, being transformed into a mixed-use space by developer Lindsey Scannapieco. Fringe Salon can now be added to that list, moving from their location at 1728

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Hive76 ‘hackerspace’ announces move to Bok School

The Bok School is set to be transformed into an 8-story, 340,000 sq. ft. mixed-use facility with plenty of room for retail and makers spaces thanks to Lindsey Scannapieco and her company, Scout Ltd. One of the first of the businesses to join the ranks at Bok has officially announced

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