Philadelphia, PA - Sprouts, which specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at affordable prices, will be opening up in Lincoln Square the brand’s first Philadelphia location, and the ninth in Kimco’s portfolio. The store layout will incorporate the adaptive reuse of Lincoln Square’s historic train station, which was a stop along the funeral tour that followed Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865.Additional onsite retailers will include Target, PetSmart, Starbucks and Sprint.
The historic structure’s Late Gothic Revival elements have been preserved and restored, including the pitched roof and other architectural details.
“The announcement of Sprouts culminates our vision for Lincoln Square as a modern urban living destination,” said Tom Simmons, President, Mid-Atlantic Region at Kimco Realty. “In addition to the state-of-the-art amenities offered, residents will be just steps away from a variety of convenient, affordable and healthy retail options that will complement their active city lifestyle.”
Pre-leasing is now underway for Lincoln Square, and residential move-ins will begin this summer. Residents will have access to 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenity space which includes a fitness club, outdoor running track, bike storage, dog run, pet grooming station, golf simulator, a green roof with outdoor kitchens, living spaces, lawns and fire pits. There will also be an on-site parking garage. Residential units at Lincoln Square range from studio to three-bedroom layouts, and will feature top-of-the-line appliances and finishes.
In addition to the onsite retail and amenities, Lincoln Square’s location at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Avenue, just two blocks from a SEPTA subway station, offers walkability to premier Philadelphia shopping and dining destinations as well as entertainment venues along the Avenue of the Arts.