Wood counters also are lovely, but would possibly not delay besides. Metal is cold, and never in a good way. Cool marble or granite might cost more upfront, but are worth it. Synthetic marble or even Formica can be used, but Formica will need to get replaced ultimately. Natural stone is continuously. Floor coverings are not be slippery. A stocky, high energy character with a stutter he simply passed over, Jack created landmark traits in Center City 1500 Locust, Society Hill/Queen Village Abbotts Square and City Line Executive House at some stage in the 1970s, but fell into chapter after the tumultuous late ’80s. KUDOS to Mr. Eric Blumenfeld!That “Divine Hotel” has been Awaiting his arrival!Wonderful he has the Foresight to SEE this Vision, and the Money and Brains to get it done!This will Most Assuredly Be the Beginning of a Whole New Expansion in Phila. !I Myself did an identical thing, when Olde City was all boarded up with No stores and almost a Ghost town with two Diners, Snow White on right, and Continental on left both on 2nd and Market Sts. !I myself opened my Bakery, there on Letitia, and Market Sts. , back in 1987 and I saw it grow bit by bit!Eroticakes was there for 18yrs!Now it’s a HOT and Fashionable area!Same with Art Museum Area and Northern Liberties, I moved into all before they were “Up and Coming”….