Saturday, March 7, 2015

Do you see North Broad Street as the city's next hip neighborhood?

READER POLL

Do you see North Broad Street as the city’s next hip neighborhood?

Yes, converting the Divine Lorraine Hotel into apartments will be key to other development
 
  372 (34.8%)
No, area’s reputation still works against it
 
  560 (52.3%)
Yes, west side of Broad Street already home to hundreds, and ritzy restaurants
 
  73 (6.8%)
No, nearby Loft District has a leg up, plus Reading viaduct as a potential park
 
  80 (7.5%)
Total votes = 1070
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Divine acquisition may save North Broad renaissance


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