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Mapping 10 hotel projects to watch in Philly

Here, we've mapped all of the most anticipated hotels coming to Philly, from the luxury spot atop the Comcast Center, to a new concept that brings "pods" to the city.

Here’s what $1,600 rents in Philly right now

For this week’s Curbed Comparisons, we take a look at what $1,600 rents in Northern Liberties, Fishtown, North Broad, Old City, and East Falls.

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

While we continue to wait for the apartment building’s return—it won't be officially finished for another year or so—it’s worth remembering what the storied Divine Lorraine lobby once looked like at its peak.

After 40 years, the Divine Lorraine’s iconic signs shine again

After 40 years, the neon red signs that sit atop the historic building have been lit, shining up and down North Broad Street. The sign-lighting marks a little over a year since the Divine Lorraine’s groundbreaking.

14-story project behind Divine Lorraine breaks ground this week

The development will bring 478 apartments and retail space to the empty lot

Exclusive: The Divine Lorraine lobby restored, in before-after photos

After months and months of work, the restoration of the grand lobby is complete.

At the Divine Lorraine, the grand lobby’s return awaits

See how much the grand lobby has changed in the last year in these before-after photos.

Divine Lorraine to host open house for last remaining units

With about 55 apartments still up for grabs, the historic building is opening up its doors on February 4 for an open house.

Fishtown home with salvaged Divine Lorraine doors asks $339K

The 3-bedroom home has been updated over the years with salvaged materials like the Divine Lorraine doors and Victorian trim.

The Divine Lorraine scaffolding removed, revealing restored facade

The $40M+ restoration of the Divine Lorraine continues with the recent unveiling of the front facade. Meanwhile, future residents are preparing to move in as early as January 1.

Once again, rainy weather pushes Divine Lorraine sign-lighting to November 9

Due to rain, the sign-lighting ceremony has been pushed back a week. Everyone is invited to the big block party, which will feature live music, drinks, games, and the lighting of the two iconic signs that sit atop the historic hotel.

Here are more Divine Lorraine floor plans to ogle over

In addition to multiple restaurants, there are plans for a fitness center, retail boutique, and community lounge.

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.

Divine Lorraine lobby restoration underway

With the apartments leasing up and scheduled to be move-in ready by the end of the year, construction crews have begun the much anticipated restoration of the Divine Lorraine's grand lobby.

Check out two finished apartments in the Divine Lorraine

Yesterday you might have caught our private tour of the Divine Lorraine on Curbed Philly’s Facebook page. If you watched, you’ll know that two of the apartments in the historic hotel are now complete.

Go inside the nearly finished Divine Lorraine apartments

The construction company working on the project shared a slew of photos with Curbed Philly, revealing nearly finished kitchens and bathrooms on various floors of the 11-story historic building.

The Divine Lorraine Apartments are Leasing Quickly

Everyone wants to "live in a landmark"

You Can Pre-Lease a Divine Lorraine Apartment Now

Last week while on a tour of the historic hotel we learned that the apartments would be complete by the end of the year. And yesterday, a Craigslist ad was posted advertising a pre-leasing special for 1- and 2-bedroom units.