1200 Chestnut Street
It only takes one NIMBY to fuck up a multi million dollar, fully-approved project that would have saved an historic building and created tons and tons of tax revenue. 1200 Bank would have been a kick-ass establishment to have at a corner that sorely needs it, a proud symbol of Philadelphia's continuing renaissance. Nonetheless, the grand Philadelphia tradition of NIMBYism helped take it down.
Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!