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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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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Pop-up restaurant called Le Bok Fin opening on Bok School’s rooftop

Back when Bok was still a technical high school, a student-run restaurant called Le Bok Fin, a little play on the name of the now-defunct restaurant, Le Bec Fin, was operated at the school. When Lindsey Scannapieco began her plans to transform the school, located at 1901 S. 9th St.,

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Sale of the Bok School finalized, redevelopment project moving forward

Plans to transform the former Bok technical school at 1901 S. 9th St. into a huge mixed-use facility are continuing to move forward.  The project’s developer, Lindsey Scannapieco and her company, Scout Ltd., now officially own the property for $1.75 million.

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