The Divine Lorraine Hotel
699 N. Broad Street
The Divine Lorraine has a unique story to tell. Sitting vacant at the corner of North Broad and Fairmount streets, the former hotel has ties to the American Civil Rights Movement and the Jonestown Massacre.
Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House
858 N. Broad Street
It's safe to say that most Philadelphians don't have a clue that this opera house exists. Built by Oscar Hammerstein in 1908 and seen in the 1995 sci-fi thriller Twelve Monkeys, the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House is dying for a revival.
Church of the Assumption
1123 Spring Garden Street
The Church of the Assumption has faced the constant threat of demolition for the past several years. Structurally unsound and long abandoned, the 165 year-old church is almost certainly nearing its final days.
Reading Tunnel / Viaduct
The Reading Viaduct spans several neighborhoods and could be Philadelphia's own version of the High Line in Manhattan. Here are some more words that tell you about it.