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    • Conceptual rendering of Drexel Square at JFK Boulevard

May 13: Wolf's city ideas | Retail "structure" for Broad and Spring Garden | Fairmount Park in Streetview

Governor Tom Wolf's remarks on Pennsylvania's hostile relationship with its cities from the Keystone Crossroads conference are making some ripples. In Reading, local experts reinforce the Governor's point with specific examples…

    • 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…

    • 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…

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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…

    • 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…

    • Divine Decay
Eyes on the Street

May 5: Development Roundup: $31.5m for Divine Lorraine | University City DIGSAU hotel | Westrum's new 31 Brewerytown | Recasting the Gallery | Brownfield tax incentives

Welcome to the working week, Streeters, happy Cinco de Mayo and enjoy Hoagie Day. Here’s a development roundup to start off your Monday: The Divine Lorraine enchanted NJ-based lender Billy…

    • Parking Meters
    • Church of the Assumption, December 2012
Eyes on the Street

Stay of Demolition for Church of the Assumption

Barring some Act of God, the Church of the Assumption will live to see 2013. At a hearing Tuesday, the very day a demolition permit went into effect for the historic…

    • Gorgas Park, Roxborough on October 26 | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Testing SEPTA's New Payment Technology | Visions of North Broad | Storm affects absentee vote | $60m deal for 907 Market | Big storms, big government

We've been paying lots of attention to Sandy, but the storm isn't the only newsworhty item. Here's a lunchtime edition of The Buzz to play post-storm catch-up. SEPTA is testing out…

    • Metropolitan Opera House, 2012 | Jeremy Marshall, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Blumenfeld acquires Divine Lorraine | Council shrinking stream buffers | Great Chestnut Hill | Construction violations | Vote without ID

Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning,…

    • divinelorrainehotel
Eyes on the Street

Blumenfeld snags Divine Lorraine at sheriff sale

Eric Blumenfeld did it. Today Blumenfeld acquired the Divine Lorraine (again) for just over $8 million. This year, we've followed along as the city promised action on the Divine…

    • The Benjamin Franklin Bridge's robust abutment.
    • The Divine Lorraine and beyond.
Eyes on the Street

Divine Lorraine could become Blumenfeld's (again)

Hidden City Daily reports that "developer Eric Blumenfeld appears to be close to acquiring the note on the Divine Lorraine hotel held by Amalgamated Bank, our sources say, and has…

    • Traffic on DRPA toll bridges is down 13% since 2007.
Eyes on the Street

Developer feud: Blumenfeld v. Caplan | 30th Street reno work | Toll bridge traffic down | 'More park, less way'

It is a beautiful morning, Streeters, but we're heading for 96º today (feeling more like 105º). It's back to the territory of excessive heat, so do your best to stay…

    • Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad
Eyes on the Street

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

Developer Eric Blumenfeld is dreaming up a new future for the vacant Thaddeus Stevens School of Practice on Spring Garden Street east of Broad. Blumenfeld is in contract to acquire the building…

Eyes on the Street

March 19-23: How Creativity Works, Philadelphia and the Makeshift Metropolis, Dan Marcolina reveals the obvious, Romantic Philadelphia, North Broad Revitalization, PhillyWorks

Jonah Lehrer: How Creativity Works Tuesday, March 20, 8-10:30am. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street. Jonah Lehrer is a frequent contributor to Wired, The New Yorker, and Radiolab, and…

    • Will the new Barnes hang on to its spirit and eccentricity?

Planners hold off on vote for ramp, vestibule wanted by the developer of a big-names Broad Street restaurant project

Those behind the restaurant reuse of the former Wilkie Buick dealership on Broad Street want to build a new vestibule and ramp that would take up nearly half the sidewalk on…

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