Confirmed: Blatstein planning casino on North Broad Street

    Our Dave Davies has confirmed reports that developer Bart Blatstein envisions a casino on North Broad Street around the building Philadelphia Media Network will soon vacate.

    Here are some of the details, according to Dave’s conversation with Blatstein:

    Will front on Callowhill Street
    Will consist of of 2,000 parking spaces, a 200-room hotel and 40,000 square feet of shops
    Will have six restaurants, a concert hall, event facilities, a spa and fitness center
    The casino will be 100,000 square feet

    Of course, there are licenses to be obtained before this can go forward. Dave will have more details as the story develops, and you can hear more on NewsWorks Tonight at 6 p.m.

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