Center City East is creating Center City’s next shopping district. Center City East connects City Hall and Midtown Village to Independence Mall and the city’s major tourist attractions. Several large-scale, mixed-use developments have invested more than $815 million and added more than 1 million square feet of new retail, creating Center City’s next shopping district.
Offerings include some of Center City's first big box retailers, along with design and independent boutiques. New entrants to the market include Century 21, Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Round 1 City Winery, Target, Mom’s Organic Market, P.J. Clarke’s and the relocation of the Marketplace Design Center, as well as unique boutiques found only in Center City including Lapstone & Hammer and Rikumo.
July 31, 2019 | The Fashion District, former Gallery mall, still set to open this September, PREIT CEO says, The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 16, 2019 | A $1 million pedestrian plaza is coming to Reading Terminal Market, Billy Penn
August 1, 2018 | City Winery music and dining venue coming to fomer Gallery mall, now to reopen in Sept. 2019, The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 3, 2018 | Block party next to City Hall? East Market is officially open in Center City, Billy Penn
January 4, 2018 | With 2 new leases signed, East Market to become dining destination, Philadelphia Business Journal
August 16, 2017 | Outlets are out, H&M and movies are in, as Gallery redevelopers retool, The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 23, 2017 | Philly is home to the hottest retail corridor in the United States, Philly Voice
December 9, 2016 | New owner to transform Bourse into Philadelphia's version of Chelsea Market, Philadelphia Business Journal
March 8, 2015 | Mall to the Hall, The Philadelphia Inquirer