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Scarduzio bows out of 12th and Morris project

Chris Scarduzio, the chef behind the nearly two-years-in-the-making bistro at 12th, Morris and Passyunk, has decided to bow out of that project and all of his other restaurants, reports the Insider.

That’s just in time for the former Artisan Boulanger building to be turned into a hole in the ground.

The big ol' hole yesterday afternoon.

The big ol’ hole yesterday afternoon.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Hallelujah. Demo finally starting at Scarduzio’s 12th and Passyunk building

Fencing went up this morning at 12th and Morris, a blessed sign that demolition is finally starting on the former home of Artisan Boulanger, and the future home of chef Chris Scarduzio’s long-planned bistro.

Scarduzio demo - gregg kravitz

Photos sent to us by reader and sometimes contributor Gregg Kravitz.

We last checked in with Scarduzio in April — nearly two years since it was first reported about the project — and at the time he said he wanted to have the building torn down by the middle of May.

Scarduzio demo - gregg kravitz (2)

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

What’s up with that Scarduzio project at 12th and Morris?

It’s been nearly 22 months since news broke that chef/restaurateur Chris Scarduzio was planning to open a bistro in the former Artisan Boulanger at 12th and Morris, and more than a year since he got approval from the EPX zoning committee for the building he wants to construct in its place.

Now a sign pasted to the door warns him to tear the building down or repair it by March 31. Here we are, another week later, and nuthin’.

scarduzio-old

Well, you won’t have to wait much longer. “We’re looking to have this building down by the end of the month or middle of next month,” Scarduzio told us. “And we’re hoping to have everything up an running and filled, including the apartments upstairs, by the end of the year.”

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

UPDATED: Rendering emerges for Scarduzio project at 12th and Morris

SEE UPDATE BELOW with ZBA result

A zoning hearing is scheduled for today for the building that will replace the old Artisan Boulanger location at 12th and Morris, which will house an as-yet-unnamed restaurant from star chef Chris Scarduzio.

And if it turns out anything like this rendering, it will be quite the improvement over what’s there now.

Image comes via PhillyChitChat

So modern. Image comes via PhillyChitChat

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Artisan Boulanger is closed, getting ready for the move this month

UPDATE: Just passed by and the sign on the new location is going up!

Artisan new sign

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The long saga of Artisan Boulanger’s move has inched another step forward. The bakery has closed at 12th and Morris in anticipation of its relocation to 1218 Mifflin St., which was deemed so inevitable last summer that Philly mag listed the new address as current in the September issue.

Out with the old...

Out with the old…

The move lines up with the request of new building owner Chris Scaduzio (and partners), who told us in February that they had given the bakery 90 days to vacate. They plan to tear the building down and start fresh with a new building for his upcoming restaurant, which will have about 50 seats and a bar.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Scarduzio team gets receptive audience at EPX zoning meeting

The East Passyunk Civic Association’s monthly Zoning Committee meeting was ablaze with questions last night for Steve Olitsky, part-owner of the someday-to-be restaurant that will replace Artisan Boulanger at 12th and Morris.

This becoming pink facade will be coming down soon.

This becoming pink facade will be coming down soon.

Olitsky, who will co-own the joint with wife Tamar and chef Chris Scarduzio, was at the meeting seeking neighborhood support for his plans to demolish the existing, structurally-compromised building and replace it with a new three-story building. The building will feature a green roof and garden on top, a “green wall” at the rear, and outdoor seating for patrons along Morris Street.

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