Morning Headlines: Kimpton Hotel Will Move In to Family Court Building

Hotel Monaco's parent company will bring luxury accommodations to 18th and Vine.

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Screenshot of 1801 Vine Street.
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A change in occupants could soon be in order for the Family Court building at 18th and Vine. Today the Mayor’s Office is expected to announce Kimpton Hotel’s conversion of the property into a luxury hotel.

According to the Inquirer’s Jennifer Lin, Kimpton was one of three contenders to convert the building that is currently being used by the Juvenile Court. Kimpton is also said to have engaged P&A Associates — developers of the Murano condos and St. James apartment house — and the Peebles Corporation in the project.

In a prior interview with Peebles’ founder, he estimated the cost could run up to $85 million and would include “199 rooms, a 3,500-square-foot ballroom, meeting and board rooms, a spa and fitness center, and a restaurant and bar.”

Luxury hotel to replace Family Court [Inquirer] [h/t Philly Mag]

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