The Atlantic Building, a 1920s office tower standing at Spruce and South Broad, has been sold to Post Brothers. Yes, that Post Brothers, Matthew and Michael Pestronk. The ones converting the old Goldtex building into loft apartments using a lot of nonunion labor. Word is that Post Brothers wants to convert the Atlantic to residential use.
Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.