A South Street West cafe and an East Passyunk Avenue restaurant were among the winners in the Community Design Collaborative’s 2016 Storefront Challenge. The bi-yearly competition highlights how these more recent businesses are working to transform their spaces, creating curb appeal across the city.
Little Spoon Cafe won for “Best deSign” for its eye-popping signage. Bing Bing Dim Sum won in the category “Lemons to Lemonade,” for the transformation of hard-to-utilize location with outdoor seating.
Amelie’s Barkshop, Mercer Cafe at the Navy Yard, Sate Kampar and Infinite Body Piercings all were South Philly finalists in the categories of “Bang for the Buck,” “Extreme Makeover,” “Nightlife” and “Honor the Past.” PlanPhilly has the full list of winners.