Logan Square

2000 Arch Street. Credit: L2P.

New Renderings Revealed For 2000 Arch Street In Logan Square, Center City

A new design has been unveiled for a large office development proposed at 2000 Arch Street in Logan SquareCenter 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.

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Riverwalk at 60 North 23rd Street. Credit: PMC Property Group

Exterior Complete at Riverwalk South in Center City West

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has captured the completed exterior of Riverwalk South, a 362-foot-tall, 32-story high-rise under construction at 60 North 23rd Street in Center City West. Designed by Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the building stands next to the Schuylkill River and is part of the two-towered Riverwalk complex. The development is part of a new hub of high-rise buildings underway along and near Market Street.

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One Cathedral Square. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Construction Complete at One Cathedral Square in Logan Square, Center City

A recent site visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is generally complete at One Cathedral Square, a 244-foot-tall, 23-story condominium at 1701 Race Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the Exeter Property Group and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, with Hunter Roberts Construction Group as the contractor, the building will span 251,779 square feet and feature 273 rental residences, as well as ground-level retail space and landscaping. The construction cost is listed at $86 million.

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Two Cathedral Square at 227 North 18th Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Construction Anticipated at Two Cathedral Square in Logan Square, Center City

Last year, plans had been unveiled for Two Cathedral Square, a 470-foot-tall, 34-story mixed-use commercial and residential tower proposed at 227 North 18th Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by EQT Exeter, with Studio Bryan Hanes behind the landscape design, the 700,000-square-foot-plus building is part of Cathedral Square, a redevelopment master plan for the block-sized archdiocesan campus around the iconic Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The building will offer 450,000 square feet of office space on floors two through 14. Luxury residential space will span 250,000 square feet on floors 15 through 34. The ground level will feature 4,500 square feet of retail. No permits have apparently yet been filed, so we did not expect to see any construction progress at the site, yet we still recently paid a visit to the location to check on its status, as we show in the photos below.

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The Terrace on 18th at 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Credit: Pearl Properties

YIMBY Looks at Rental Apartments at The Terrace on 18th in Logan Square, Center City

Earlier this year, YIMBY shared exterior photos of The Terrace on 18th, an adaptive reuse/residential conversion project for a 267-foot-tall, 27-story high-rise at 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by the architecture firm of Stonorov & Haws and completed in 1964 as the Plaza Apartments, the cylindrical Brutalist tower later served as a hotel known as Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center. Over the course of the past year, developer Pearl Properties had once again thoroughly overhauled the structure, this time converting it to 288 rental apartments. Today YIMBY looks at the unique, wedge-shaped unit layouts that resulted from the building’s unusual form.

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