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Coming to North Broad, Live Jazz at SOUTH

Robert and Benjamin Bynum (Warmdaddy’s, Heirloom, Paris Bistro and back in the day, Zanzibar Blue) are getting close to opening their New Southern cuisine and live […]

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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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Pole Position: Light Towers “Appropriate Signal” of North Broad’s Bright Future

Mayor Michael Nutter officially announced the plan that will completely change the look, feel and future of a nearly 2.5 mile stretch of North Broad Street […]

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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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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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Dual Apartment Buildings at Broad and Callowhill on Track for Groundbreaking

It’s been well over a year since we’ve checked in on the two mammoth lots that encompass the the southeast and southwest corners of North […]

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Bynum Brothers Opening on North Broad

An orange liquor license application spotted at the former Route 6 has revealed that Robert and Benjamin Bynum are opening a restaurant at the corner […]

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Rodeph Shalom to Unveil North Broad Expansion

The revival on North Broad Street continues to charge ahead as the expansion to Congregation Rodeph Shalom will officially open on Sunday, May 17. Set […]

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Rendering Alert: There’s a Courtyard and Water Feature at Mural Arts Lofts

Oh, wow. We’ve just gotten our hands on the most recent rendering of the planned Mural Arts Lofts (aka, the former Thaddeus Stevens school at Broad and Spring […]

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Morning Headlines: Former William Penn High on North Broad to Be Demolished

While a specific project has yet to rear its head, the former William Penn High School building on North Broad, a structure that’s been vacant since […]

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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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Little Bit of New Orleans Is Coming to North Broad

James Jennings, the new editor of our sibling blog, Property has the details on Eric Blumenfeld’s newest North Broad project, the Studebaker Building at 667 N […]

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Changes on the Way to Stephen Starr’s Commissary Building on North Broad

Another day, another development on North Broad Street that involves developer Eric Blumenfeld. No, it’s not about Mural Arts Lofts, the Divine Lorraine Hotel project […]

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Construction on Eric Blumenfeld’s Mural Arts Lofts Project Will Begin in February

Eric Blumenfeld’s transformation of North Broad Street is about to add another point on the map: the former Thaddeus Stevens School at Broad and Spring […]

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Alla Spina to Turn into Club Vetri for NYE

On New Year’s Eve Alla Spina is transforming itself into “Club Vetri.” There will be a DJ, dancing, a photo booth and as importantly, food […]