The historically designated Church of the Assumption, located at 1123-33 Spring Garden Street, is under agreement, according to the website for realtors Colliers International.
Colliers director Michael Barmash told Naked Philly it was a sensitive issue and too early to release any further information, but according to the Inquirer, the new owner is John Wei, of JI Investments LLC. The site has played host to a vortex of local controversy, and was once slated and approved by the Historical Commission to be demolished before members of the Callowhill Neighborhood Association appealed to L&I to reverse the decision, a request that was granted last year. This winter, an L&I analysis of the process declared SILOAM owners did not…
Dr. Martens’ second east coast location will be the old Harry & David spot at 1710 Walnut Street. Michael Barmash and Michael Kahan of Colliers International sent us the renderings for what the new 3,800-square-foot space will look like. New York-based Green Light Studios have designed something almost exactly similar to the Dr. Martens store in SoHo, with light exposed brick, dark black walls dotted with pastel-colored back-lit display cases, leather tufted sofas and benches and plywood-paneled walls. The two-floor, 500K renovations will be completed by September 1.