Element Hotel


Construction of W / Element Hotel at 15th and Chestnut Underway

The former parking lot is gone and the teasing presence of inactive site prep vehicles is officially behind us – in other words, construction is underway on the 51-story skyscraper charged with holding […]


6 Philly Development Projects That Are Springing Forward

Now that we’ve all had a chance to adjust to that that whole spring forward phenomenon, let’s take a few minutes to look at a […]


Morning Headlines: Construction at the W Hotel Could Start Next Month

You already know that construction crews have been on the scene at 15th and Chestnut for about a month getting it ready for the upcoming […]


Spotted: Is That Construction Equipment at the Future W and Element Hotel Site?

Is the construction of the 755-room W and Element Hotel about to commence on the former parking lot at 15th and Chestnut Street? It certainly […]


Morning Headlines: More Info On Planned W / Element Hotels Coming Next Week

According to PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey, the developers of the planned W and Element Hotels at 15th and Chestnut (currently a parking lot) don’t need zoning […]

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Center City Hotel Owners Think W Hotel Is a Bad Bet; Lenfest Says They’re Just Jealous

Yesterday the Concerned Hotel Owners of Philadelphia published an open letter questioning the wisdom of opening a 700-room hotel in downtown Philadelphia — and particularly with […]