It’s been an entire year since we first told you about 1120 S. Front St., which was, at that time, a stalled construction site where a warehouse had been demolished. At the time, we promised an eventual Vietnamese restaurant from Liem Ma, owner of Cafe Viet Huong at 11th & Washington.
Way back when
A year ago
Then in January, we checked back in on this location, noting that construction had resumed. We figured that the Pho would be flowing by the springtime.
Progress in January
Turns out, it took just a little longer to get the restaurant open. But a couple of weeks ago, Mekong River threw its doors open and Pennsport hasn’t been the same since. They will be serving alcohol in the near future, but are byob…
Waaay back in June, we told you about a stalled construction project at 1120 S. Front St., a building owned by the same people who own Pho and Café Viet Huong restaurant. Let’s look back together:
In the past
Back in June
From the looks of it, construction has picked back up, and it’s moving fairly quickly.
A couple of days ago
Wait, is there a hole in the building next door?
And ohbytheway, the building next door, the former home of Sculli Bros. Inc., was purchased at the end of 2011 for $555K. No word on what’s going in the space, but the demolition activity is definitely something to behold.