The eighth-tallest building on Philly YIMBY’s December 2020 Development Countdown is a 460-foot-tall, 32-story office tower proposed at 1301 Market Street in Market East, Center City, half a block to the east of City Hall. Designed by the the globally renowned firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by the Oliver Tyrone Pulver Corporation, the massive building will yield over 700,000 square feet, with floor plates at the lower levels measuring over 25,000 square feet and those at the upper floors at over 17,000 square feet. The project is being marketed by Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
1301 Market Street
For well over a decade, a parking lot at 1301 Market Street spanned much of the block located just east of City Hall. However, in the near future the lot will make way for a 460-foot, 32-story office tower designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, which will feature massive floor plates. As one of the tallest buildings east of City Hall, the centrally-located tower will make a dramatic impact on the skyline and join the ever-growing list of developments that are transforming Market East, such as Read More
The city of Philadelphia has been booming recently with skyscrapers and buildings of all shapes and sizes. While most of the new buildings have been proposed and built in Center City, the skyline is extending in all directions. The skyline made its first significant leap across the Schuylkill River back in 2005 with the 437-foot, 29-story Cira Centre; now, the area boasts three towers over 400 feet all within a few blocks of one another. The district may soon add a new supertall at the site of Schuylkill Yards, as seen on SHOP Architects renderings from 2016 (though the tower has been excluded from recent renderings).