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Old Posted Jan 9, 2023, 10:59 PM
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Haven't heard that it's not. The retail base is still under construction so it probably hasn't been turned over the the tenant yet. I would assume it's happening unless something indicates otherwise.
Odd that their website still says nothing and I can't find any info on The Laurel or 1911 Walnut websites.

I'm hopeful, but have a feeling Equinox may not open... which would be a huge bummer.
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Article updated 12/12/2022 references planned Equinox and a Michael Schulson restaurant. Still game on by this account.
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Article updated 12/12/2022 references planned Equinox and a Michael Schulson restaurant. Still game on by this account.
That's good.
I have an acquaintance connected with Equinox, I will ask him and report back.



*** As an update. I can confirm that Equinox IS OPENING. Their target is late 2023!

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The pictures don't do it justice but the entrance/podium of this building is really grand.

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The pictures don't do it justice but the entrance/podium of this building is really grand.

Yes - in person it gives a very luxe Restoration Hardware-vibe with the stone and black, and brass detailing. A very fitting for Rittenhouse Square.
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That's good.
I have an acquaintance connected with Equinox, I will ask him and report back.



*** As an update. I can confirm that Equinox IS OPENING. Their target is late 2023!
Fantastic!
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^Very cool. Let’s hope the Eagles win today - and in two weeks when they host a home playoff game, The Laurel’s crown is all lit up in Green! Go Birds!
You got your wish! It will be green tonight!


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Old Posted Jan 18, 2023, 5:41 PM
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I really hope they add that last piece of cladding midway up the building on the East side. The upside down L line that’s supposed to be there is broken up by that missing piece.
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You got your wish! It will be green tonight
And so it is:

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https://twitter.com/brandongowton/st...q_mznymFFVGi2Q, wider view of the skyline in green.
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Awesome TK, go Birds!

https://instagram.com/stories/elevat...d=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
I just looked at Brian Emmons and Elevated Angles IG timelines and they have a really cool green skyline shot featuring The Laurel.
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Gorgeous building!
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Philadelphia skyline from my roof by Philly SkyGuy, on Flickr

9.6 miles away, the lights are very noticeable with the naked eye from here
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Did get a pic but have to say the 20th St facade is starting to look a lot better with the gold trim window casings.
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