A new design has been unveiled for a large office development proposed at 2000 Arch Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by L2P and developed by the Parkway Corporation, the tower will stand 18 stories and 257 feet tall. Chubb is the key tenant lined up for the 474,193 square foot super structure. A total of 74 parking spaces will be located underneath the building, with four being accessible.
2000 Arch Street
The 28th place on Philadelphia YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to 20th + Arch, a 260-foot-tall, 15-story office tower planned at 2000-24 Arch Street (also known as 2020-2024 Arch Street) in Center City West. Designed by L2P and developed by the Parkway Corporation (alternately Parkway Commercial Properties), the building would replace a parking lot that spans the eastern part of the block between North 20th and North 21st streets. And though we have first reported on the tower over a year ago, no permits have yet been filed for the development and our recent site visit revealed no demolition nor construction activity at the still-operational parking lot.
A prewar-style gas station will soon be relocated off the site of the 20th+Arch proposal at 2000 Arch Street in Center City West, where construction could start soon. The proposal will add height and density which, while not significant for the skyline, will be imposing for the area. The vicinity of the site feels empty, even though skyscrapers stand the site just blocks away. The building was designed by L2P, which has crafted the previous iteration for the 12-story Wellshaus project at 918 North Delaware Avenue. The building will stand 15 stories above ground at a possible total height of 260 feet. The property is owned and managed by Parkway Commercial Properties, which also runs a number of parking lots in Center City.
Philadelphia YIMBY is launching its first annual December Development Countdown of the 31 tallest buildings proposed or under construction in Philadelphia. Number 31 on the list is 20th+Arch, a 260-foot-tall, 15-story office building planned at 2000 Arch Street in Center City West (alternatively in Logan Square). Developed by Parkway Commercial Properties (aka the Parkway Corporation) and designed by L2P Architects, the building will offer roughly 400,000 square feet of office space. No construction work has yet taken place.
There is a handful of proposals just to the east of the Schuylkill River, one of which was unveiled last year at 2000 Arch Street at the corner of 20th Street and Arch Street in the Logan Square neighborhood in northwest Center City. The proposal may bring Chub, an out-of-state tenant, into the city of Philadelphia, and would further boost the area’s amount of development. With the possible developer of Parkway Corporation, the building is planned to rise 260 feet with 15 floors.