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    • Dilworth Park fountain | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group

June 28: Dilworth splash magic | Yards expansion | Peek inside Divine Lorraine apartments

On warm days Dilworth Park’s fountain is an irresistible interactive spot for the youngest Philadelphians and more than a few adults. In Hidden City Daily Thérèse d'Auria Ryley explores the urban…

    • Slide the City

May 11: Wolf says PA hostile to cities | Feibush vs. Johnson | Divine Lorraine pop-up

"The public policy environment in Pennsylvania, and in most places in the United States, is absolutely, positively hostile to cities," said Governor Tom Wolf, at yesterday's Keystone Crossroads conference in…

    • Divine Lorraine sign

May 3: Most abated properties see increase in tax liability | Shoup on Radio Times | Divine Lorraine pop-up

A analysis of OPA data from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz found that around 12,000 of the city's 15,000 abated properties will see a tax increase under the 2017 assessments, reports…

    • 1300 Fairmount Ave. | Cope Linder Architects

Holes in the ground, cranes in the sky: notable projects of 2015

2015 was a boom year for development in Philadelphia. Such a boom year that Alan Greenberger, the deputy mayor for economic development who’s been credited for much of the building momentum…

    • Rainbow Love, North Broad Street | Theresa Stigale

October 13: Philly's stake in climate action | Lovable parking garage | North Broad restaurant wave

Michael Nutter was one of five outgoing Mayors interviewed by Governing Magazine about the lessons they learned in office. Nutter goes for the Mike Tyson quote: “Everybody’s got a plan till you…

    • 1300 Fairmount | Cope Linder Architects

Board approves supermarket and apartments behind Divine Lorraine

Philadelphia’s zoning board voted last week to approve plans for a major development at 1300 Fairmount Avenue, behind the Divine Lorraine. The project, from RAL Development Services of New York, would…

    • Park(ing) Day returns this Friday, September 21. 

September 17: DRWC finalizing land deal for South Philly trail | DRPA frees up Papal parking | BIA bill in Council

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is close to finalizing the land acquisitions that will allow them to build a 0.7-mile waterfront bike and walking trail in South Philly, reports Jacob Adelman. …

    • DVNLRN, Photo by Jeremy Marshall

Divine Lorraine retrospective: Restoration anticipation

To contextualize how momentous today's Divine Lorraine groundbreaking is, consider that a search for Divine Lorraine stories on PlanPhilly turned up 103 results, totaling 11 pages of content. Some of these…

    • The Divine Lorraine and beyond.

September 16: Controller's "special investigation" of L+I | William Penn funding Indego expansion | Divine Lorraine groundbreaking

What began as a simple audit of L+I by the Controller's office turned into a full-on "special investigation," after the agency allegedly threw up roadblocks to information requests, reports Alfred Lubrano.…

    • Produce will still be a priority for Italian Market stands.

September 2: Displacement worries on 9th Street | Divine Lorraine pop-up shop | Charles Barkley's civic strategy

An Al Dia editorial worries about Mexican businesses being displaced when the Ice and Coal lot on 9th Street is redeveloped.  There's going to be a Divine Lorraine pop-up shop starting…

    • Market Square | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group

August 24: Bike-transit plan | Pope construction prep | Divine Lorraine's draw | Oval season over | Market Square | Road Diet explainer

The last week of August is upon us. Make it a good one. Meantime, your Monday morning reads: As Philly’s transit ridership and bicycling rates keep climbing, SEPTA is trying to…

    • Divine Lorraine sign

Commission approves plans for historic Divine Lorraine and properties next to Boyd Theater

The Philadelphia Historical Commission voted on Friday to approve plans to remake the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel on North Broad Street and to build a new structure next to the former…

    • DVNLRN, Photo by Jeremy Marshall

Committee OKs renovations for Divine Lorraine

Eric Blumenfeld visited City Hall on Tuesday to present his plans for renovating the former Divine Lorraine Hotel on North Broad Street to the Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission. The…

    • May 12, 1954: Divine Lorraine, Broad and Fairmount | Parker and Mullikin, Free Library of Philadelphia Print and Picture Collection
    • UPDATED: The Imperative Divine Lorraine

New grant completes financing for Divine Lorraine

Eric Blumenfeld now has all the money he needs to revive the Divine Lorraine, the iconic former hotel that has towered over North Broad Street for years, vacant since 1999, collecting…

    • PHS beer garden - 9th and Wharton

June 2: Amtrak crash hearing | South Philly mural transplant | Family-friendly planning

Amtrak and safety officials will testify on the Philadelphia crash today. Construction has begun on a pedestrian entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery at Hunting Park Avenue and Kelly Drive, offering better…

    • 52nd and Locust

February 18: Divine Lorraine apartments | West Philly ice palace | Habitat for Humanity embraces prefab

Citing a desire to get the project done faster, EB Realty Management is scrapping the boutique hotel plan for the Divine Lorraine, and the iconic building will instead house 126 apartments,…

    • Rap Quotes

September 17: Philly rap landmarks | Ben Franklin Bridge trolleys | House GOP <3s Northeast Corridor | Divine Lorraine photos

Tanya Snyder says there are some good ideas in the House Republicans' transportation bill - namely letting Amtrak's Northeast Corridor service keep more of its own revenue to invest in service…

    • Spruce Street Harbor Park
Eyes on the Street

Spotted: Divine illumination, barge oasis, Customs House reveal

Our eyes are ever-peeled for interesting sights and sites. This week these three caught our attention: DIVINE LORRAINE ILLUMINATED On Tuesday our hawkeyed Flickr Group faithful Steve Ives spotted the Divine…

    • Curtis Publishing Company | Michael Klusek
Eyes on the Street

June 10: Real Estate Roundup: Curtis Center sells for $125m | Oxford Mills opens | University City Innovation District | Divine Lorraine Hotel | Shirt/Suit Corner redux | Weinstein bid on Germantown schools

Good morning Streeters. Here's a real estate news roundup to start your Tuesday right:  The Curtis Center sold for $125 million, and will be converted from all offices to a…

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