Thursday, March 21, 2013
What would you like to see in the space of the former Wynnewood restaurant?
Sam's Grill in Wynnewood shut its doors in December last year, leaving an empty storefront at the busy Wynnewood Shopping Center. The 2,417-square-foot space is listed as available on the Federal Realty website. What would you like to see in the space formerly occupied by the long-term Wynnewood restaurant? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Stash moved out of its Rittenhouse Place storefront recently for new digs. What business do you think should move in?
Lately, we've been asking Patch readers about what kind of businesses they think should move into vacant spots around town. The subject of this week's Vision for a Vacancy is 74 Rittenhouse Place in Ardmore, the former home of knitting shop Stash. Stash moved to a higher profile spot on Lancaster Ave. at the end of September, leaving their old storefront empty. The spot is in the same strip as Rittenhouse Deli, Main Line Yoga and Barbacoa. What do you think would be a good fit for this space? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, November 26, 2012
The carpet store recently moved. What do you think should move into this space?
Lately, we've been asking Patch readers about what kind of businesses they think should move into vacant spots around town. The subject of this week's Vision for a Vacancy is 60 Greenfield Ave. in Ardmore, the previous home of Norman Carpet One. The carpet store recently moved to Bryn Mawr, leaving the storefront vacant. What do you think would be a good fit for this space? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The store left Suburban Square for the King of Prussia Mall in 2011.
Lately, we've been asking Patch readers about what kind of businesses they think should move into vacant spots around town. The subject of this week's Vision for a Vacancy is the previous home of Touché Accessories in Suburban Square. The 585-foot space is right next to the previous home of Priscilla of Boston, now the soon-to-open Elizabeth John's, another bridal boutique. Touché Accessories left Suburban Square in 2011 for a new home at the King of Prussia Mall, but the canvas overhang above the space still bears its name. The space is very small—smaller than any other space for rent in Suburban Square—and about a third the size of another vacant spot next door, the previous Apricot Lane Boutique space, and 1/12 the size of the vacant …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The University of Pennsylvania thrift shop closed permanently in June. What do you think should move into this space?
Lately, we've been asking Patch readers about what kind of businesses they think should move into vacant spots around town. The subject of this week's Vision for a Vacancy is 26 E Athens Ave. in Ardmore. After 51 years in Ardmore, Nearly New Consignment Shop closed at the end of June. The stand-alone building, right next to the Ardmore Animal Hospital, has been empty since the University of Pennsylvania thrift shop moved out. The spot is zoned commercial, and so could house another retail shop. What do you think would be a good fit for this space? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The chain vacated Ardmore's Suburban Square in March.
In its heyday, it was the Suburban Theater. Most recently, though, it was an American Eagle store. This spot on St. James Place in Suburban Square has been vacant since March, according to Suburban Square general manager Mark Bachus. Bachus said in May that the American Eagle spot and the old Lily Pulitzer space next door (vacated last year when the shop relocated within Suburban Square) are being combined and marketed for another junior anchor tenant. What do you think should go in this Suburban Square spot? Tell us in the comments.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
LA Fitness has proposed to use the space. What do you want to see there?
Wynnewood Shopping Center's old Borders Bookstore space, closed last year, now houses Affordable Home Furnishings. The furniture store, however, is on a month-to-month lease, according to Heidi Tirjan, Lower Merion retail coordinator. Federal Realty Investment Trust, the owners of Wynnewood Shopping Center, came before Lower Merion Township's Zoning Hearing Board in July, with plans to turn the old Borders space into an upscale LA Fitness. The hearing was continued, then postponed, at the request of Federal Realty. Assuming the continuation of the hearing goes on as planned, representatives of Federal Realty and LA Fitness will appear before the Zoning Hearing Board on Monday, Aug. 20 at 7:15 p.m. Do you want to see an LA Fitness in this …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The salon vacated its Suburban Square spot on Saturday; what should replace it?
What business would you like to see move into Jay Michael Salon's old spot in Suburban Square? The salon's 28 E Montgomery Ave. location was vacated on Saturday, as Patch previously reported, when it merged with another Jay Michael salon in St. Davids. The building is two floors; Spa Solas sublet the second floor from Jay Michael until its closure. What type of business would you like to see in the Jay Michael spot? Another salon? If so, which one? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The lot at Lancaster Ave. and Wynnewood Rd. has been vacant since late 2011.
What business would you like to see move into this vacant gas and service station on Lancaster Avenue? The old Riggins gas station and auto repair shop, located at the intersection of E. Lancaster Ave. and Wynnewood Road, has been vacant since its last tenant went out of business in late 2011. A sign on the lot asks potential tenants to call 610-595-0100. What type of business would you like to see in the Riggins spot? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Lower Merion Township's retail coordinator has her own thoughts on what should fill this vacant storefront.
What business would you like to see move into this vacant store front on Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore? The 21 E. Lancaster Ave. storefront was vacated by Weight Watchers when it moved about four months ago, and has been empty ever since. "We are seeking a retailer who has products to sell," said Heidi Tirjan, retail coordinator for Lower Merion Township. "It would be great to have a home accessories store in there—that's really a focus for Ardmore." What kind of business do you think should move into this storefront? Do you agree with Tirjan? Tell us in the comments.