Excavation Underway at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia

300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Credit: Handel Architects300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard. Credit: Handel Architects

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that excavation work is underway for a 315-foot-tall, 24-story tower at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties. The development will span nearly an entire city block, bordered by North Christopher Columbus Boulevard to the east, Vine Street to the south, Water Street to the west, and Callowhill Street to the north. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the 316-foot-tall tower will feature 10,094 square feet of ground-level retail as well as a new public park as part of the development. The site is located on the Delaware River waterfront a block to the north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, on the border between Northern Liberties to the north and Old City to the south.

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

300 North Columbus Boulevard. Photo by Jamie Meller. September 2022

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2 Comments on "Excavation Underway at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia"

  1. I can’t wait to see how it looks once it’s built, I wonder when it will be completed.

  2. Baba Bob Shipman | September 12, 2022 at 12:03 pm | Reply

    Were any historical artifacts found?

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