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Divine Lorraine Hotel

(The former Divine Lorraine Hotel, on Broad Street at Ridge Avenue in North Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Divine Lorraine’s New Lease On Life Will Include Leased Apartments

Developer Eric Blumenfeld has picked up the title to the Divine Lorraine at a sheriff’s sale price of just over $8 million.

10/03/2012

(Vintage photo of the Divine Lorraine Hotel, where Ridge Avenue crosses North Broad Street.  US National Park Service photo)

Decaying North Philadelphia Hotel May Become a Super-Sized School

Developer Eric Blumenfeld is reported to be looking at the Divine Lorraine Hotel, on North Broad Street, as a shared-campus site for four Philadelphia high schools.

03/16/2012

(1960s-era photo of the Divine Lorraine Hotel, at Broad Street and Ridge Ave., from US National Park Service.)

Redevelopment of Divine Lorraine Hotel Not Imminent, Philadelphia Council President Reveals

One week after Mayor Nutter touted possible new life for a shuttered North Broad Street icon, City Council president Darrell Clarke says still there’s a way to go before any possible deal.

02/13/2012

(An air traffic control tower at Philadelphia International Airport.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Nutter Says PHL Airport Expansion Project Is Good For Entire Region

Nutter extended an olive branch to US Airways, which last month openly questioned the need for a new runway at Philadelphia International Airport.

02/06/2012