Century 21 Officially Opens Philly Location

Century 21, a high end department store, opened a location in Center City Philly on the afternoon of Oct. 28. Mayor Michael Nutter and some of the retailer's owners and executives were in attendance for the ribbon cutting.

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A better day couldn't have been chosen for the grand opening of the Century 21 Department Store on Market Street. Mayor Nutter stood at the sun-filled entrance, greeting customers.
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Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia officials and Century 21 executives cut the ribbon the new department store.
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Mayor Michael Nutter greets the first five guests to enter the Market Street Century 21 after the ribbon cutting while the cameras rolled.
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The crowd was buzzing with excitement at the grand opening of the new Century 21 branch in Center City Philadelphia.
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Century 21 sales associates Kim Reichel, Katie O'Connor, Roberta Seeger and Maria Giglia smiled for the cameras at the store's grand opening.
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There was a friendly atmosphere between Philly officials and Century 21 executives. Here, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce Philadelphia, Alan Greenberger shakes hands with Executive Vice President Eddie Gindi.
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The department store's Executive Vice President Eddie Gindi speaks at the store's official opening.
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A better day couldn't have been chosen for the grand opening of the Century 21 Department Store on Market Street. Mayor Nutter stood at the sun-filled entrance, greeting customers.
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Mayor Nutter was just one of the keynote speakers at the event.
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Nutter greets store owners Isaac and Eddie Gindi. Their father Sonny Gindi co-founded Century 21 with his cousin Al in the early 1960s.
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City of Philadelphia Councilman, Mark F. Squilla and his Chief of Staff Anne Kelly happily pose with Century 21 Co-Chief Executive Officer Raymond Gindi.
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