VIADUCTgreene: Elevated Parkbuilding 101

 

Elevated Parkbuilding 101

“We did have to ultimately remove all of the existing landscape that was up there to go down to the bare structure. We waterproof it, redo the drainage system. Actually, the single most expensive part of the project was repainting the structure. It had originally been painted in lead paint. So, it had to be put in containment units and all sandblasted, primed, and repainted. It was the single biggest part of the job.”

-on the High Line

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Today In Broker Optimism: The Divine Lorraine Offers Exposed Brick and High Ceilings – The Divine Ms. L – Curbed Philly

divine lorraine looking for a tenant

Recognize the wall pictured above? You might if you’ve spent any time on North Broad Street, or if you’re an architectural history enthusiast, or if you’ve been paying any attention building news. It’s the Divine Lorraine Hotel, currently owned by Eric Blumenfeld, and seemingly left to its own devices.

Today In Broker Optimism: The Divine Lorraine Offers Exposed Brick and High Ceilings – The Divine Ms. L – Curbed Philly.