Monthly Archives: May 2011

Historic building, in historic area, to become a four star hotel

The historic Lafayette Building, at 5th & Chestnut Streets, is about to be renovated into a luxury, four star hotel, by Kimpton Hotels, known as Hotel Monaco.  The former office building, built in 1906, has been empty for a few years.  … Continue reading

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Modernism and traditional styles in Eastern North Philadelphia

A couple of months ago, I had an article about the Mill Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia and stated that it is arguably the most redeveloped neighborhood in the city.  While that may still be true, a close rival for that … Continue reading

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Blog on hold

To everyone who’s interested in my blog, I just wanted to let you know that my blog is on hold for the time being because of technical issues relating to uploading pictures.  I hope to begin posting new articles soon, so … Continue reading

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