The Gallery

Rendering of the inside of the Gallery Shopping Mall (Credit: Bellevue Communications)

Phila. City Council Finalizes Legislation To Allow Gallery Makeover

Councilman Mark Squilla, whose district includes the Gallery shopping mall, says final passage of the Gallery renovation measures was a long time coming.

06/18/2015

(An artist's rendering of the new entrance to what is now the Gallery shopping mall, at 9th and Market Streets.  Image provided by PREIT)

City Council Initial Approval of Gallery Shopping Mall Remake Moves Forward

The plan includes a huge city tax break for the owner, worth $55 million.

06/03/2015

Rendering of the new  and improved Gallery Shopping Mall (Credit: PREIT)

Plans For Gallery Mall Makeover Move Ahead With City Planners

Philadelphia Planning Commission members were impressed by the detail and the commitment of the development group.

05/19/2015

(The main entrance to the Gallery, at Ninth and Market Streets.  File photo by KYW's Ian Bush)

Councilman Backs Tens of Millions in Tax Breaks For Gallery Owners

First District councilman Mark Squilla, whose district includes the mall, agreed to introduce a package of bills that includes the tax break, known as “Tax Incremental Financing” (TIF).

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

(credit: Mike Dunn/KYW Newsradio)

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.

02/21/2015

A kiosk at the Gallery shopping mall in Center City (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Kiosk Operators Forced Out Of Center City Shopping Mall

The Gallery is set to undergo an overhaul and Wednesday was the last day for merchant’s who own kiosks to do business.

02/18/2015

(The main entrance to the Gallery, at Ninth and Market Streets.  File photo by KYW's Ian Bush)

Shopping Mall Developers Planning Major Redo For Philadelphia’s Gallery

The owners have attracted a partner to help renovate the aging downtown mall.

07/30/2014

(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.

07/12/2013

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Protestors Take To Streets Of Philadelphia To Rally Against Minimum Wage Stagnation

On the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage, a coalition of labor unions and advocates gathered on Independence Mall to hear testimony from minimum wage workers.

07/24/2012

(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.

12/13/2011

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McDonalds Plans To Add 50,000 Employees On National Hiring Day

McDonald’s is having its first hiring day April 19th – hiring 50,000 employees nationwide in an attempt to better staff its restaurants. There are 1,325 jobs in this area.

04/14/2011

Dancers Perform At The Gallery At Market East

The Gallery At Market East Features More Than Shopping

Two community-based art programs are underway in the Gallery at Market East throughout the month of February.

02/19/2011

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Mural Arts Launches New ‘How Philly Moves’ Project

What better place is there for a mural arts studio than at the Gallery? No, not A gallery, THE Gallery at Market East in Center City.

10/09/2010

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Public Invited To Participate In Mural Painting At The Gallery

The Mural Arts Program is inviting the community out to help paint one of its largest murals yet. Community Paint Day is Saturday at 1p.m. at The Gallery on Market Street.

10/08/2010