Before Stephen Starr Started Opening Restaurants, Philly Used to Roll Up the Sidewalks at Dusk

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Stephen Starr may be many thingsoddly elusive for being so omnipresent, occasionally brusque, relentlessly restlessbut theres no denying hes one of the most brilliant innovators we have. The man is an urban planning genius. Hes a real estate visionary. Hes an alchemist of ambience. Center City as we know it today simply wouldnt exist without him. Kirsten Henri on making the case for Stephen Starr as a true innovator. [Phillymag]