Council Approves Commercial Advertising on Market East

City Council just approved a controversial bill that would allow electronic signs along Market Street between 7th and 12th streets.

The legislation, sponsored by Councilman Frank DiCicco, is an effort to spur development on the lagging commercial strip. But some opponents questioned the move during committee hearings.

For more on the efforts to revive Market East, check out this recent report from Jason Nark.