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"We like to champion the city. It’s a city that’s on the rise as we all know and...we want to be one of the standard bearers of that growing tide."

Aaron Pierce &
Craig Arthur Von Schroeder
Owners and Designers, Commonwealth Proper

Sean McKinney
President, Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co.

Mitchell & Ness has been a Center City sporting goods icon since 1904, but they really found their forte in the 1980s by creating a huge line of replica vintage sports apparel. Today, with licensing from the four major sports leagues, Sean McKinney and his staff have made nostalgia trendy in this sports-happy town.