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1300 Fairmount Sails Through Design Review, Now Heads to Zoning

1300 Fairmount, a large mixed-use apartment complex planned on the vacant lot that all but wraps the Divine Lorraine on Ridge Avenue, sailed through the […]

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They Believed What? Eight Philly Religious Fanatics

For all the mountains of fuss being made over Pope Francis’s impending visit, you’d think we’d never seen a holy man hereabouts. Not true! Pennsylvania […]

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Three Mega-Projects Slated for Civic Design Review in September

Let’s delve a little deeper into some major projects facing the increasingly colorful Civic Design Review process, shall we? The meeting starts at 1 p.m. on […]

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Historical Commission Gives Thumbs Up to Divine Lorraine Plan

The Historical Commission gave its blessing to Eric Blumenfeld’s plans to revive the Divine Lorraine into a luxury apartment building with four “Vetri-caliber” restaurants split […]

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Mother of God: The Divine Lorraine Hotel Accessories Collection Is Everything You Need

Philly architecture geeks, listen up: The city’s best-loved abandoned building now has its own line of accessories. The grand historic hotel, which is slated to become a luxury apartment […]

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Divine Lorraine Moves One Step Closer

Brace yourselves, folks. News regarding the Divine Lorraine is going to come fast and furious until the “groundbreaking” event takes place, hopefully sometime in August. […]

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Divine Lorraine Update: Four “Vetri-Caliber” Restaurants Planned

It’s not a dream, people. The long-planned transformation of the Divine Lorraine Hotel into a luxury apartment building starting to become a reality. It’s now fully […]

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Prayers Answered: Blumenfeld Has Funding to Make Divine Lorraine Happen

The moment has finally arrived, Eric Blumenfeld (and EB Realty Management) has all of the funds needed to make the Divine Lorraine project a reality. PlanPhilly’s […]

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Headlines: Early Plans Revealed for Mega Project Next to the Divine Lorraine

Update (June 9, 1:30 p.m.): KYW Newsradio’s Mike Dunn reports that RAL’s initial plans “received preliminary approval in City Council” today. “Two Council committees have signed […]

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Headlines: The Divine Lorraine, Comcast Grab State Grants

We’re back with an update from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) again, where a few major projects in the Philadelphia area got the thumbs […]

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Tour Shines Light on the Future of the Divine Lorraine and Mural Lofts

Oh man, does it look like the winds of change are finally starting to take shape on North Broad Street. Eric Blumenfeld, backed by mega-investor […]

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The Divine Lorraine Will Be Reborn, Just Not As a Hotel

  Remember those plans to turn the Divine Lorraine into a boutique hotel? Scrap ’em. “We want to see this project get done now,” said […]

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Five Developments We’re Tracking in 2015

Here on Property we’ve been covering an assorted number of new projects poised to transform Philadelphia’s cityscape. As the new year approaches, that number will only […]

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WATCH: This Drone Video of Divine Lorraine Is Spectacular

This breathtaking view of the Divine Lorraine make the old hotel almost … beautiful again. Loading Divine Lorraine Hotel #dji #drone #djiphantom #divinelorraine #quadcopter #frankocean #phillydrone […]

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Morning Headlines: The Divine Lorraine Now Has A Website (And More Photos!)

In anticipation of the Divine Lorraine renovation, EB Realty Management Corp. unveiled a website for the historic North Broad structure a few days ago. For some reason […]