Divine Lorraine Gets Go-Ahead From Architecture Committee

 

Rendering of the Divine Lorraine Facade | Alesker & Dundon Architects

Approved façade plan for the Divine Lorraine Facade | Rendering: Alesker & Dundon Architects

  • In Chestnut Hill, neighbors of Bowman Properties’ $30 million condominium and grocery market complex at 8200 Germantown Avenue—against which many opposed during its initial planning and zoning phases four years ago—have largely accepted the project as a better alternative to the car dealership that once preceded it. Gauging opinion on adjacent Hartwell Lane, NewsWorks finds that while residents seem to be content with the quality of building materials and the respect that construction workers have shown toward them, it still seems a bit oversized for this stretch of Germantown Ave. Bowman says that the ground floor Fresh Market will likely open in the fall, with the 17 condominiums to be ready in March.
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