The Gallery: The past, present, and future of a former Philly holiday destination

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The Gallery mall on Market Street in Center City was once a holiday shopping destination in the Philadelphia region. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

The Gallery mall on Market Street in Center City was once a holiday shopping destination in the Philadelphia region. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

For Christmas, The Why is bringing you a rebroadcast of our very first episode. We’re looking back at the rise and fall of The Gallery — once a holiday shopping destination in the Philadelphia region — and looking ahead at the transformation of Market Street in Center City as the new Fashion District Philadelphia gets ready to open in September 2019.

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