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One of America’s creepiest hotels is undergoing a $44 million transformation into apartments — here’s what it looked like before

Philadelphia’s old Divine Lorraine Hotel is being turned into an apartment complex.

Source: www.businessinsider.com/abandoned-divine-lorraine-hotel-2016-10/

Remember when Divine Lorraine Hotel nightly rates were $5.50?

The folks behind Global Foto Archive found an original hotel slip that reveals the guest’s name and nightly rate during the 1940s.

Source: philly.curbed.com/2016/10/17/13304646/vintage-divine-lorraine-items-for-sale

Divine Lorraine Hotel’s lights to shine again in late October

The Divine Lorraine Hotel’s glowing sign will shine over North Philadelphia once again in late October.

Source: www.phillyvoice.com/divine-lorraine-hotels-lights-shine-again-late-october/

Before-after photos reveal how much the Divine Lorraine lobby has changed

The iconic space in the Divine Lorraine is currently being restored to its 1933 state.

Source: philly.curbed.com/2016/9/12/12865058/divine-lorraine-lobby-historic-photos

Lights on signs atop Divine Lorraine Hotel to be turned on again

The lighted signs above the Divine Lorraine Hotel — darkened for years — will glow again Oct. 27 as part of a block party along Melon Street and North Park Avenue benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Source: www.philly.com/philly/blogs/real-time/Divine-Lorraine-Hotel-signs.html

Tour Shines Light on the Future of the Divine Lorraine and Mural Lofts – Philadelphia Magazine

Eric Blumenfeld, backed by mega-investor Billy Procida, recently gave a tour for those involved with each project to show them how the plan will completely change the corridor. The tour included Mural Lofts at the former Thaddeus Stevens School at Broad and Spring Garden Street and even a brief dip into the Divine Lorraine, a project that needs no introduction.

Source: www.phillymag.com/property/2015/04/09/divine-lorraine-north-broad-street-mural-lofts///

A Realty Brotherhood Constructed in the Bronx

Mario and Billy Procida grew up in the construction business and as young men in the 1980s and early 1990s played a role in developing affordable housing in the Bronx and working-class neighborhoods in other boroughs.

Source: www.wsj.com/articles/a-realty-brotherhood-constructed-in-the-bronx-1406510850/

Tour Shines Light on the Future of the Divine Lorraine and Mural Lofts – Philadelphia Magazine

Eric Blumenfeld, backed by mega-investor Billy Procida, recently gave a tour for those involved with each project to show them how the plan will completely change the corridor. The tour included Mural Lofts at the former Thaddeus Stevens School at Broad and Spring Garden Street and even a brief dip into the Divine Lorraine, a project that needs no introduction.

Source: www.phillymag.com/property/2015/04/09/divine-lorraine-north-broad-street-mural-lofts//

Philadelphia Hotel About To Undergo Serious Renovations

 

Major renovations are set to begin at the Divine Lorraine Hotel in North Philadelphia.

Source: philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/07/14/philadelphia-hotel-about-to-undergo-serious-renovations/

We’ve Mapped the Most Iconic Signs around Philadelphia

We’ve put together a handy map of some of the most iconic signs in Philadelphia. Let’s face it, Philly is huge, historic and filled to the brim with awesome signs. It’s entirely possible that we’ve…

Source: philly.curbed.com/maps/weve-put-together-a-handy/

Divine Lorraine 10: Rooftop and Signs

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits interviews developer Eric Blumenfeld about the Divine Lorraine project on North Broad Street, Philadelphia

Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVWsGIr_OII/

Miraculous Divine Lorraine Renovation Gearing Up

As now conceived, the Wallace Roberts Todd-designed Divine Lorraine would have 126 apartments and 21,000 square feet of commercial space.

Source: www.phillymag.com/property/2014/06/09/miraculous-divine-lorraine-renovation-gearing//