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Next in store for site of Midtown II diner: a 14-story hotel

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The building was home to the popular diner for 40 years

After nearly three years of lying empty, the site of the once-popular Midtown II diner is slated to become a high-rise hotel, according to reports.

The former diner, located at the corner of 11th and Sansom, will be turned into a 14-story hotel with 86 rooms and ground floor and second floor restaurants, WHYY reported. The building was a 24-hour diner for nearly 40 years, until it closed in 2016 due to a bankruptcy settlement, the Philly Business Journal reported at the time.

The diner’s sister site, Midtown III, is still open and operating at 18th and Market.

  • Bankruptcy settlement means Center City diner closing [Philly Business Journal]
  • High-rise hotel coming to the site of the former Midtown II diner in Center City [WHYY]
  • Midtown III [Eater Philly]