A quote from the article, "A part of town once rich with corner stores and mixed-use buildings has become a homogenous bedroom community."
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|21st and Fitzwater - Johanna Austin|
From a once down-and-out commercial corridor to one of the hottest dining destinations in Center City, South Street West's upswing has been dramatic. That said, the stretch's revitalization makes sense -- one of the golden rules of commercial real estate is "retail follows rooftops." Or, more generally, commercial investors track thriving residential markets, capitalizing on demand.