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The Laurel Rittenhouse rendering. Image via Southern Land Company

Crane Disassembly Underway at The Laurel Rittenhouse in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

The construction crane is currently being dismantled at The Laurel Rittenhouse. The skyscraper, located at 1911 Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, stands 604 feet and 48 floors tall. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the Southern Land Company, the project features 185 rental units and 64 condominiums, along with amenity space and retail. According to the developer, the tower is already 50 percent sold out.

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1620 Sansom Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Tower Crane Erected At 1620 Sansom Street In Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Center City continues to grow upward as multiple projects are changing Philadelphia’s core neighborhood. In Rittenhouse Square, a tower crane was recently erected at 1620 Sansom Street, where a high-rise residential tower is under construction. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by Southern Land Company, the building will rise 315 feet and 28 stories high. The tower will also feature 306 rental units and retail space on the ground floor.

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1620 Sansom Street. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Excavation Nearly Complete at 1620 Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

Construction looks ready to begin at the foundation of the 315-foot-tall, 28-story tower planned at 1620 Sansom Street, where excavation work will soon be complete. The residential tower will rise in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood of Center City, three blocks to the south of Liberty Place. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, which has designed The Laurel Rittenhouse and The Murano, and developed by Southern Land Company, which is also behind The Laurel, the project will consist of retail and residential space, with 306 units to be located inside the skyscraper.

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The Laurel Rittenhouse. Image via Southern Land Company

Facade Nearly Complete at The Laurel Rittenhouse in Rittenhouse Square, Center City

The facade is nearly complete at The Laurel Rittenhouse, one of the most highly anticipated projects in Philadelphia. The tower rises at 1911 Walnut Street in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood of Center City, just across the street from Rittenhouse Square Park. The tower was previously stated to stand 599 feet feet tall, but recent documents reveal an actual height of 604 feet. The skyscraper rises 48 stories tall, with two additional mechanical floors, and will feature 185 rental apartments and 65 condominium units. A three-story podium containing amenity space will be attached at the north side of the main building.

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