Permits have been issued for One Dock Street, a 31-story, 272-unit residential high-rise in Society Hill, Center City. Designed by Bower Lewis Thrower Architects, he tower will rise 374 feet tall, making it the tallest structure in Society Hill. Amenities will include a roof deck and rooftop pool. The current four-story Marriott Hotel at the site will remain with the new, 288,997-square-foot tower being attached to the existing 63,200-square-foot building. The permit lists construction costs at $66,552,000.
A 253-foot-tall, 20-story development is slated to rise at 222 Walnut Street in Old City, Center City, integrating a portion of a three-story building built in 1856. Designed by Cecil Baker + Partners and developed by 230 Walnut Street LLC, the project is located near the Society Hill Towers, an iconic high-rise development designed by architect I.M. Pei.
The 10th-tallest building on Philly YIMBY’s Annual December Countdown is the 380-foot-tall, 31-story One Dock Street in Society Hill, Center City. Designed by Bower Lewis Thower Architects, the proposal shares the address with the adjacent Philadelphia Marriott Old City and will feature 272 rental units. The building will stand just to the east of the I.M. Pei’s 309-foot-tall Society Hill Towers, which in 1964 sprung into the skyline of Old City, one of the city’s oldest districts. Our recent site visit revealed no progress at the site as of yet.
Several sizeable developments are currently in the works in Old City, the tallest of which is the tower that LCOR Incorporated plans to construct at One Dock Street. Bower Lewis Thrower Architects is the designer for the 374-foot-tall, 31-story proposal that would rise even higher than I.M. Pei’s Society Hill Towers, built just to the south in 1964. The new building will hold 272 rental units.
In recent years we saw a number of game-changing high-rise projects growing around the city, with many more in planning. rise in the past decade with many buildings soaring to new heights. But in Society Hill, the developer team of John and Mary Turchi have fought for 14 years to erect a 150-foot building at 223 South Sixth Street. The 12-story, 193,589-square-foot structure, which is proposed to sit right next to the Dilworth House while preserving most of the older building, won approval from the Historical Commission just last year. Cope-Linder Architects is the designer for the slender high-rise, which will hold just ten residential units.