New Hope renaissance to get boost as landmark Odette’s rebuilds

An artist´s rendering of the Riverhouse at Odette´s in New Hope, a $25 million facility replacing the flood-damaged 200-year-old stone building.

Odette’s was once the gateway to New Hope, a lively cabaret bar on the edge of town that for decades epitomized the ebullient spirit of the famously gay-friendly borough.

But lately, it’s been an eyesore.

After being ravaged by floods in 2008, the historic building along the Delaware River has sat vacant with boarded-up windows.

A group of local investors is planning to change that.

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