|Work continues on the EB Realty Superblock.|
Philly's chief Orange-American Stephen Starr will open seafood spot Route 6, which is a dumbass name because it will be located on Route 611. Call it Route 611, dummy. Mark Vetri is looking to take advantage of the beer snobbery fad by opening his place, Birreria 600. Another fucking goofy-ass name. What is it, a Pizzeria for beer? At least he got the number right. Joe Volpe's catering place doesn't have a name yet but rumor has it that it will be called Fuck This Shit.
|Big fancy-ass factory-style windows have replaced the old factory-style windows. This spot used to have a big curling ramp on it.|
|Fancy-ass windows being installed along the side that used to be garage doors and shit.|
No one really knows what this thing's supposed to look like in the end but the renderings from 2006 are BUTT-ASS AWFUL. I remember seeing them way back when but I must have blocked them from my memory until I saw them again on Skyscraper Page. It more or less looks like a suburban housing development plopped on top of the old Wilkie:
|Future Butt-fugly Building of the Week?|
|What's the pitch for this? "Experience urban living in a suburban house in the sky!"|