Posts Tagged ‘hotel’

From Flophouse To Fairfield Inn: Memories & The Makeover Of A Troubled Hotel

From Flophouse To Fairfield Inn: Memories & The Makeover Of A Troubled Hotel

August 30, 2019  |  City Life

Like a chain-smoking phoenix rising from the ashes, the infamous Parker Hotel at 13th and Spruce reopened in 2018 after major renovations and decades of decline. Hidden City contributor Stacia Friedman takes a look back at the former transient hotel with memories of her grandparents' pharmacy next door > more

Unlisted Philadelphia: Hotel Powelton

Unlisted Philadelphia: Hotel Powelton

August 27, 2019  |  Architecture

Ben Leech spotlights unique and significant buildings not listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places with his architectural illustration series, Unlisted Philadelphia. In this installment, a Black Bottom landmark with ties to beer, Albert Barnes, and American jazz legends > more

Game Over For 70s-era Stadium Hotel In South Philly

Game Over For 70s-era Stadium Hotel In South Philly

March 29, 2019  |  Development

The old Hilton Inn on Packer Avenue makes way for Philly's next casino. Michael Bixler has the story > more

Tax Credit Turnabout Triggers Protest At New Aloft Hotel

Tax Credit Turnabout Triggers Protest At New Aloft Hotel

October 23, 2017  |  Development

No restaurant, no jobs, no explanation. Community activist groups want to know why $33 million in Federal and State tax credits and grants were awarded to renovate the Liberty Title Building for new Aloft hotel. GroJLart has the story > more