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Restaurant tenant sought for 1213 Walnut St.

The Inquirer Daily News / Philly.com

by Jacob Adelman
Staff Writer @jacobadelman
Updated: MAY 9, 2016 — 4:57 PM EDT

The developers of the 26-story apartment tower at 1213 Walnut Street are seeking tenants for the building’s two ground-floor storefronts, one of which will be next to Fergie’s Pub on the property’s Sansom Street side.

1213 Walnut ~ Rendering retail space facing Walnut Street ~ developed by The Goldenberg Group and Hines

1213 Walnut ~ Rendering retail space facing Walnut Street ~ developed by The Goldenberg Group and Hines

The tower is being built to accommodate a 5,920-square-foot restaurant – about the size of the El Vez or Jones restaurants nearby – facing Walnut Street and a roughly 1,300-square-foot shop or cafe beside Fergie’s, according to Jacob Cooper, a managing director at MSC Retail Inc., which is marketing the space.

Developers Hines and the Goldenberg Group broke ground on the 322-unit project in December.

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