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Philadelphia sports museum could eventually find its way to the Stadium District

Lou Scheinfeld, the former Flyers vice president, wants a sports museum in South Philly. The idea is an interactive facility that would bring a collection of Philadelphia’s sports history to the public.


Streetview image of the Stadium District.

The project is in planning stages, but¬†Scheinfeld is hoping to make this $20 million dream a reality in the same area that’s home to Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field and the Wells Fargo Center.

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At long last, Philly’s real boxing hero is getting a statue

joe frazier - Larry NowlanRocky resonates around the world as Philly’s boxing legend, but Smokin’ Joe Frazier was the real deal.

Now, Frazier will be duly memorialized with his own bronze statue in South Philly outside the awfully named Xfinity Live! at 11th Street and Pattison Avenue.

Organizers say they’ve¬†raised enough money to move forward. The eight-foot statue, which will be created by Larry Nowlan, the same artist who did the Harry Kalas statue at Citizens Bank Park, the mayor’s office announced yesterday.

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