Originally Posted by blorkishdork
I will have to agree that 13th and Market is definitely the better location over 22nd and Market. I work at 24th and Walnut and often get off at the 22nd street trolley stop, there is nothing around. You are in this weird place where you are not quite on Rittenhouse or in the CBD. There is just nothing around except residential buildings and the occasional food spot. With that said I love where I work, during good weather I love running the trail during lunch.
I agree with everything everyone is saying.
But my underlying point is that it was only months, maybe a year ago, that common parlance about East Market was that it was the seventh circle of hell, replete with wig shops and homeless people with nothing for people to do and nowhere to go. Yadda yadda.
Further, if it were so much more desirable (which I agree is true), then why has it taken this long to develop?
Obviously, perception of the area has changed. And rather quickly.
This is the only point I'm making.