First of all, this is not my project; I’m just an observer. I now live in a contemporary high rise in Old City Philadelphia. I look out my window onto a collection of historic buildings on the first block of Arch Street. A project is underway to convert seven of these buildings into 43 housing units.
This blog has a pretty good description of what we know about the project so far.
Trenton China Pottery was founded in 1927 and was one of a collection of restaurant supply companies that operated in Old City for a hundred years. Many are still in the neighborhood. Walking north on 2nd Street from Market Street you’ll encounter an eclectic mix of galleries, shops, restaurants, and restaurant supply companies.Continue reading