Posts Tagged ‘Dranoff Properties’

With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects

With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects

June 23, 2017  |  Vantage

Hidden City architecture critic Jason Lempieri summons the spirit of Frank Furness in this appraisal of Philly's newest urban forms > more

Redevelopment Plans For The Royal Theater Go Under Review

Redevelopment Plans For The Royal Theater Go Under Review

June 19, 2015  |  News

Plans to replace the Royal Theater with a 5 story luxury apartment complex and retail space will go before Historical Commission's Architectural Committee next week. Universal Companies and Dranoff Properties has proposed partial demolition of the historic, African American venue, preserving only the building's facade > more

Dranoff's Broad Street Skyscraper: It's Official Now

Dranoff’s Broad Street Skyscraper: It’s Official Now

December 17, 2013  |  News

Philadelphia, meet SLS International. With a press conference today at the Kimmel Center, developer Carl Dranoff—and a cast that included architect Gene Kohn, hotelier Sam Nazarian, Councilman Mark Squilla, and Mayor Michael Nutter—officially announced the 47-story hotel-condo tower planned for Broad & Spruce Streets > more

Philadelphia Int'l Records Out, 40-Story Hotel-Condo In At Broad & Spruce

Philadelphia Int’l Records Out, 40-Story Hotel-Condo In At Broad & Spruce

November 20, 2013  |  News

After a series of South Broad Street developments which have drawn mixed reviews—Symphony House, 777 South Broad, SouthStar Lofts—Dranoff Properties is raising its game by bringing a pedigree architect and a hot hotelier to Broad & Spruce. But for it to happen, Brad Maule reports, a major piece of Philly music history must first be cleared > more

Charting What's Next At The Royal Theater—Again

Charting What’s Next At The Royal Theater—Again

November 12, 2013  |  News

With an Act 135 petition to give conservatorship to developer Ori Feibush looming and a state grant gone, Universal Companies' drive to redevelop the Royal Theater has a renewed urgency. Bradley Maule talks with project adviser Carl Dranoff and others about the challenges ahead, after a Monday night public meeting > more