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2222 Market Street Nearly Topped Out In Center City West

The steel structure of the office building under construction at 2222 Market Street, in Center City West, is nearly topped out. Designed by Gensler, he building is one of the tallest among the city’s under-construction buildings, as it will rise to a height of 318 feet and 20 stories. The project is being developed by Parkway Commercial Properties, which has recently been redeveloping multiple parking lots that it owns. The building will fill an empty void on Market Street, and offers a preview of what is to come to the area in the future.

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Riverwalk towers from John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Photo by Thomas Koloski

Facade Rises Above Halfway Point at Riverwalk South at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West

The facade has risen above the halfway point at Riverwalk South, located at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. Designed by Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the building is part of the two-towered, 711-unit Riverwalk complex and rises 362 feet and 32 stories. The structure will hold 380 residential units and feature a pleasant shade of glazed glass, with black metal highlights rippling in the light throughout the day.

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2400 Market Street (left). Photo by Thomas Koloski

A Look Back at the Aramark Headquarters Renovation at 2400 Market Street in Center City West

Aramark, a food service provider, has been based in the Philadelphia area for many years, with the company’s headquarters is located in Center City. Before the its present location at 2400 Market Street by the Schuylkill River, the company was headquartered at 1101 Market Street in Market East. Designed by Varenhorst Architects and Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the new headquarters involved a renovation of an existing structure with a five-story extension built at the top. The renovated building stands nine stories, bringing a modern design to an area where older architecture predominates. The project also includes retail, residential, and office space.

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Riverwalk, looking southeast. Credit: PMC Property Group

Exterior Nearly Complete at Riverwalk North in Center City West

Facade work nears completion at Riverwalk North, which is part of the Riverwalk complex at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. The development consist of two skyscrapers situated upon retail podiums. The project will feature a total of 711 residential units, and the north tower will have 331 units with the south tower featuring 380 units. Gensler, the architecture firm behind the design of the complex, has also designed a number of other projects in the area, including 3151 Market Street. Similarly, developer PMC Property Group is also developing several properties in the neighborhood.

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Riverwalk South Tower Topped Out in Center City West

The tallest structure of the two-tower Riverwalk project in Center City West has topped out its concrete structure recently. Developed by PMC Property Group, the structure features an appealing mixture of metal and glass cladding, and the building makes a notable contribution to the Philadelphia skyline. The 380-unit tower is currently topped out at the 32nd floor, and will soon reach its final height of 362 feet. The complex were designed by , which has also designed local buildings such as 2222 Market Street.

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