Posts Tagged ‘hotels’

Parishioners of “Manayunk’s Cathedral” Determined To Save Historic Church

Parishioners of “Manayunk’s Cathedral” Determined To Save Historic Church

April 11, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Committee formed to tackle St. John the Baptist’s challenges, high levels of lead detected in Philly soil, first hotel opens at the Navy Yard, and N3RD St signs being installed > more

Girard/YWCA/Freire: Block Dominator... For Now

Girard/YWCA/Freire: Block Dominator… For Now

January 21, 2014  |  The Shadow Knows

For nearly a century, the seven-story limestone building at 2027 Chestnut has reigned supreme over its block, through uses as a hotel, YWCA, and now charter school. A 12-story apartment tower to be built next door will usurp the throne, but not before The Shadow's nod to the current champ > more

Martha Mayer Erlebacher, “Just In” At The Woodmere

Martha Mayer Erlebacher, “Just In” At The Woodmere

January 17, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Four decades of Figurative Realism on display in Chestnut Hill, City and state promise $35 million for public work in new Comcast build, two decades of work at Gorgas Park, and the Marriott settles in at the Navy Yard > more

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

What Shifting Trends In Academia Mean For University City

January 14, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A caveat for UCity, a feasibility study for a connector road along the Lower Schuylkill, Marriott sells for less than expected, Toll Bros. Society Hill condos going quick, and Nutter signs land bank bill > 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