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Divine Lorraine Hotel

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 22 February 2016 in Architecture.

This is from the archives. We have had so many cloudy days and rain recently.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I do not remember just now seeing anything so sad.

22 Feb 2016 5:39am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I seem to remember reading that restoration was just recently underway and that a "Divine Lorraine" sign had been installed atop the roof ?

22 Feb 2016 6:17am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Abandonné, l'art street prend la place ? .
Ici aussi la pluie n'arrête pas. )

22 Feb 2016 6:18am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Absence of respect for things and people

22 Feb 2016 6:33am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Pour moi ce n'est pas du street art

22 Feb 2016 8:01am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A sad fate for a beautiful place. Trust their rehabilitation.

22 Feb 2016 9:38am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle composition

22 Feb 2016 10:19am

franz from Baden, Austria

the sad face of our time ...

22 Feb 2016 10:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a beautiful bit of brickwork that interacts interestingly with the tags. Sad to see it neglected though

22 Feb 2016 11:12am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Art outta control here.

22 Feb 2016 11:24am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Sad to see it covered in this scrawl.

22 Feb 2016 12:27pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Lovely building plastered with graffiti. Kind of sad somehow

22 Feb 2016 12:28pm

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Covered with Graffiti, lovely shot

22 Feb 2016 12:49pm

michel creze from le havre, France

Certains risquent visiblement leur vie pour marquer leur passage !

Some obviously risk their lives to mark their passage!

" We have had so many cloudy days and rain recently."......US too !! a time not to put out a photographer!

22 Feb 2016 2:11pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Being repaired on a grand scale !!!!
May be rain has it's own good...it is bringing some beautiful shots from your archives:))))

22 Feb 2016 3:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel tag quel dessin sur cette façade superbe vue
Belle soirée

22 Feb 2016 4:25pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine image of this striking building. A successful image.

22 Feb 2016 4:46pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful frame, colors, lights & textures!
Amazing graffiti !

22 Feb 2016 4:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I kind of like the graffiti. gives the place some character.

22 Feb 2016 6:39pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

what a beautiful building ..
such a shame all those graffiti! :-((

22 Feb 2016 8:33pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

How unfortunate that the hotel had to be tagged. Let's hope it is renovated before it is demolished!!

22 Feb 2016 9:06pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Once a majestic building with wonderful architectural details... now a mural for graffiti, what a sad end !!! Beautiful image ...

23 Feb 2016 12:07am

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Such a shame, it looks like it was a grand place at one time. Super shot

23 Feb 2016 12:50am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh superbe

23 Feb 2016 2:55pm