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Some Kiosk Merchants Forced Out Of Gallery Take Case To City Council

About a dozen Gallery kiosk merchants showed up City Council’s regular meeting Thursday, asking for the help of lawmakers in their eviction from the Gallery.


The entrance to the former Strawbridges and Clothier store at 8th and Market. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Residents Cheer High-End Discount Retailer’s Move Into Old Strawbridge’s Building

Residents feel this stretch of Market Street hasn’t lived up to potential for years, and many residents say it’s a big win to get a destination store like Century 21 here.


(Mayor Nutter listens as Joseph Coradino, CEO of PREIT, announces the new retailer that will occupy two floors of the former Strawbridge & Clothier department store.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

New York Fashion Retailer ‘Century 21′ Is New Tenant For Strawbridge’s Site

“(It’s) the first department store to open on Market Street in decades,” noted Joseph Coradino, CEO of the owner of the real estate.


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PREIT Malls To Open For Business Wednesday Morning

Several Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) malls will be open for business on Wednesday morning.


(Entrance to Gallery shopping mall.  File photo by Ian Bush)

Is An Upgrade To Gallery Mall and Market East In The Wind?

There have been a lot of guesses on how they might be able to transform that slightly frayed mall and its surrounding area, including the possible addition of an anchor store like a Bloomingdale’s.


(Artist's rendering of the planned marquee for the new Inquirer/Daily News headquarters, in the 800 block of Market Street.  Image provided by Phila. Historical Commission)

Inquirer’s New Headquarters Won’t Have ‘Daily News’ on the Marquee

The Philadelphia Historical Commission has approved the newspapers’ plans for a lighted marquee that will extend four feet over the sidewalk on the 800 block of Market Street.


(Joseph Coradino will take the reins of PREIT this coming June.  Photo provided)

Delaware Valley’s Best Known Shopping Malls Prepare For Change of Leadership

Joseph Coradino will become CEO in June of the company that owns several shopping malls around the Delaware Valley.


(Mural Arts Program head Jane Golden cheers as Mayor Nutter cuts a ribbon to open the program's new public outreach center at The Gallery.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Mural Arts Program Opens Public Outreach Center In Gallery Shopping Mall

Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program has leased new space in the Gallery at Market East, creating a place for the public to explore what the world’s largest public art program has to offer.


(The Moorestown Mall.  Credit: Michael Tamburri)

Mall Hopeful As Moorestown Set To Vote Again On Liquor Sales

Question one on the ballot paves the way for alcohol sales in the dry town, and question two would restrict those sales to the Moorestown Mall.


(L-R: Cherry Hill councilman John Amato, Cherry Hill mayor Bernie Platt, PREIT president Joseph Coradino, Cherry Hill councilwoman Sara Lipsett.  Credit:  Michelle Durham)

Famed Cherry Hill Mall Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

“(We) do hereby declare October 11th, 2011, as Cherry Hill Mall Day in the Township of Cherry Hill,” mayor Bernie Platt announced to a crowd of about two dozen shoppers.