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The Philadelphia International Records building in Center City was demolitied Saturday (Credit: John McDevitt)

Demolition Day For Iconic Philadelphia Building

The Philadelphia International records building in Center City will soon be no more.

04/18/2015

Leon Huff and  Kenny Gamble (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

Major Part Of Philadelphia’s Music History Meets The Wrecking Ball

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

04/18/2015

(Legendary Philadelphia music producer Kenny Gamble and Darrell McDaniels, "DMC" of Run-DMC, share a moment during a motivational presentation for students at Universal Audenreid High School.  Photo  by Mike Dougherty)

Music Carries a Motivational Message to a Philadelphia High School

Grammy-winning producer Kenny Gamble was joined by “DMC” of the seminal hip-hop group, Run-DMC.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

(SIGN OF THE TIMES:  The sign at the former headquarters building of Philadelphia International Records is removed.  The property is being demolished to make way for condominium apartments and a hotel.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

SIGN OF THE TIMES: Famed Record Company Headquarters Readied For Demolition

It’s the end of an era at 309 South Broad Street, where the “Sound of Philadelphia” was born.

10/15/2014

(credit: Syma Chowdhry)

47-Story Hotel/Condo Building Joining The Philadelphia Skyline

A new project on the corner of Broad and Spruce Streets will be the city’s tallest structure built for residential use.

12/17/2013

musical notes AP

Gamble And Huff Launch TSOP Internet Radio Site

A new internet radio station based here is putting out The Sound of Philadelphia around the world around the clock.

08/21/2011

(Officials from the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra and Philadelphia International Records watch a video honoring Gambe and Huff, third and fourth from left.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra Gets A ‘Sound of Philadelphia’ Gig

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.

03/16/2011

(Mayor Michael Nutter observes as well known local vocalist Lauren Hart wields the champagne bottle just prior to today's ship christening.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Paddlewheel Boat Belle Christened on Delaware River

The latest attraction on the Delaware River was officially christened in a ceremony this afternoon on Penn’s Landing.

12/02/2010

(Worker holds one of the new street signs that will declare the 200 block of South Broad Street "Gamble & Huff Walk."  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Legendary Philly Music Producers Honored With Street Naming

About 400 people were on hand as the new street signs went up honoring Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and their “Sound of Philadelphia.”

11/17/2010

Phila. International Records Opens Performance Venue

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.

07/17/2010