Lunchtime Quick Hits

A love letter to a grand old department store whose shell happens to be occupied by a place called Macy’s; Hidden City Daily’s Peter Woodall peers into the suburban heart of Canal Street North; Recently posted on eBay: six acres in Cobbs Creek, great for a school or high-tech firm looking to woo Creative Class types with amenities; and Plan Philly looks back at the year in preservation, or lack thereof:

Philly Love Note: the Wanamaker Building (NewsWorks|WHYY)
Transformation on the Waterfront? (Hidden City Daily)
Huge Development Opportunity in Cobbs Creek, Thanks to eBay (Naked Philly)
Looking back at preservation in 2012 (Plan Philly)