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    Default EPX Zoning meeting for new King of Jeans proposal/variance: Wed 9/25

    Zoning Meeting: Wednesday, September 25th @ 7PM

    East Passyunk Crossing's September zoning meeting will take place on Wed, September 25th at 7PM at a NEW LOCATION: the 2nd floor library at Neumann-Goretti (enter through 11th St entrance @ Moore).

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    1843-5 E Passyunk Ave
    (old Kind of Jeans building: New owner/plan)

    First floor commercial space with 8 one-bedroom and 8 two-bedroom residential units on floors 2-5.

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    State store rumors

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    Interesting.

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    Any rendering porn?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JakeL View Post
    Any rendering porn?
    If my Photoshopping skills were any better, I would just make the King of Jeans sign couple naked, and paste them onto one of the walls here:



    Which, of course, is from the old project, now defunct, but it's still nice to look at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OffenseTaken View Post
    If my Photoshopping skills were any better, I would just make the King of Jeans sign couple naked, and paste them onto one of the walls here:



    Which, of course, is from the old project, now defunct, but it's still nice to look at.
    Any details on why the old project fell through?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    Any details on why the old project fell through?
    I believe the numbers didn't work.

    This is an important and likely controversial project for the neighborhood. Come to the meeting if you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsarstruck View Post
    I believe the numbers didn't work.

    This is an important and likely controversial project for the neighborhood. Come to the meeting if you can.
    I'm planning to, I was at the one a few months ago where the original project was presented.

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    Tonight. All our welcome.

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    Any reports? What's the deal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Goodman View Post
    State store rumors
    Only if they call it "King of Booze".

    Last edited by seand; 09-26-2013 at 11:57 AM.

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    "It's not the bullet with my name on it that worries me; it's the one that says, 'To Whom It May Concern.'"
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    I found this bit interesting.

    The ground floor would consist of 2,980 square feet of retail space. Kaplan said his first choice would be a stable retailer who’d be “a strong anchor,” rather than a restaurant. He has two possible retailers in mind, he said, but declined to name them.
    Sounds like a national chain type. Lack of parking could piss off the old timers, national chain the newbies.
    "No one wanted to be mayor of Philadelphia. It was a thankless job, which for the first 56 years offered an annual salary of zero. In 1745, two men turned down the position and instead accepted large fines. In 1747, Anthony Morris fled to Bucks County to hide and thus avoid notification of his election. After Morris’s disappearance, a new election was held, and William Atwood was re-elected."

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    Drug store or drug store.
    Quote Originally Posted by five apples View Post
    I found this bit interesting.



    Sounds like a national chain type. Lack of parking could piss off the old timers, national chain the newbies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveisnoise View Post
    I'm intrigued with this minimalist "Retail Signage" place. I can't figure out what they are selling. Maybe a place for people to stand around?

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    Quote Originally Posted by five apples View Post
    Sounds like a national chain type.
    Nope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seand View Post
    I'm intrigued with this minimalist "Retail Signage" place. I can't figure out what they are selling. Maybe a place for people to stand around?
    The stand around shop is clearly on the 2nd floor. Sit around will probably take the first floor.

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    Standing is nice, but I really love me some sitting. Maybe with a side of lying down and sleeping.
    Mmmmmmmm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seand View Post
    Standing is nice, but I really love me some sitting. Maybe with a side of lying down and sleeping.
    Mmmmmmmm.
    Hehehehe

    Can anyone really think of any retail that would go there other than a liquor store or drug store?

 

 

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