Chester County Briefly: Brandywine Realty Trust and Drexel, Kennett Library, and Chester County’s Only Wild Flower Chef

An artist's vision for the view from 30th Street of Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust's planned Schuylkill Yards development. --photo via SHoP Architects PC / West 8.

Today’s short introduction to some of the other stories and reports about businesses and people in Chester County.

Brandywine to Start Development on Schuylkill Yards in 2018

Schuylkill Yards, the development from Brandywine Realty Trust in partnership with Drexel University, is expected to begin construction in the first half of 2018. The project will cost an estimated $3.5 billion for its six phases over a 20-year period and will create a mix of commercial, office, educational, residential, and other facilities, all surrounded by green spaces.

Newly Named Kennett Library Looks to Honor Bayard Taylor

From June 7th, the once Bayard Taylor Memorial Library and former Kennett Public Library will be known simply as the Kennett Library. The board vote to adopt the new name was followed by another unanimous vote to approve a resolution to honor and incorporate Bayard Taylor into the new library in a creative and long-lasting way.


The Wildflower Chef Brings Her Amazing Cuisine to Chester County

Wildflower Chef Emily Scott--photo via Alexandra Whitney Photography / The Town Dish.
Wildflower Chef Emily Scott–photo via Alexandra Whitney Photography / The Town Dish.

After she discovered her fondness for cooking and inventing new and exciting healthy recipes, Malvern native Emily Scott, decided to trade her residency with the Orlando Ballet Company for cooking school. After honing her skill at several well-known restaurants, Malvern’s The Desmond among them, Scott is now bringing her creative energy to the dinner tables of West Chester and the Main Line with The Wildflower Chef.

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