Video: The Latest Look Inside the Divine Lorraine

Hadas Kuznits takes a handheld stroll with developer Eric Blumenfeld.

Photo by Jeff Fusco

Photo by Jeff Fusco

Oh, ye of little faith. That’s probably what developer Eric Blumenfeld wants to tell every naysayer who laughed when he bought the Divine Lorraine for the second time with dreams of turning it into a school or apartment complex. Now Blumenfeld has the funding to start renovations in about two months, according to his interview with KYW NewsRadio’s Hadas Kuznits, which draws out more of the story. Kuznits has also posted a number of YouTube videos in which she and Blumenfeld tour the site as it stands today. Last chance, most likely, to see it in its decrepit form.

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  • Bekah

    so cool!

  • Larry Fine

    In the 1920’s and 1930’s the Lorraine was the Philadelphia tresidence of the New York Yankees when in to play the A’s.
    Babe Ruth used to bang cocktail waitresses two at a time every night, according to the manager.
    Aahhh day baseball.

  • Johnathan Grzybowski

    It was always my dream to buy this. I always saw the vision that Eric Blumenfeld had with this project. Although I can not give my money to this project, what I can offer is my time. I am the marketing director of Dino Enterprise and we want to help with this project. Please connect me with whomever. Thank you so much. This is a great article.