Philadelphia International Records
The Philadelphia International records building in Center City will soon be no more.
A piece of Philadelphia history will pass into dust this morning, as a demolition crew takes the wrecking ball to the former headquarters of Philadelphia International Records on South Broad Street
Grammy-winning producer Kenny Gamble was joined by “DMC” of the seminal hip-hop group, Run-DMC.
It’s the end of an era at 309 South Broad Street, where the “Sound of Philadelphia” was born.
A new project on the corner of Broad and Spruce Streets will be the city’s tallest structure built for residential use.
A new internet radio station based here is putting out The Sound of Philadelphia around the world around the clock.
The legendary Philadelphia songwriting duo of Gamble and Huff are collaborating with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on a new album that will be released next year.
The latest attraction on the Delaware River was officially christened in a ceremony this afternoon on Penn’s Landing.
About 400 people were on hand as the new street signs went up honoring Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and their “Sound of Philadelphia.”
The building that housed the Sound of Philadelphia is still being repaired from a fire but now the historic Avenue of the Arts building will play host to live performances once a week.