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.
The skyline of University City, West Philadelphia, has started to transform again as a large number of developments are on the way to change its profile. Among these, the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards development is on top of the list, which counts several confirmed towers: 3001 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, and 3151 Market Street along with 3025 Market Street, and Drexel Square. The east tower and 326-unit west tower were designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, while 3151 Market Street was designed by Gensler. The entire project was developed by Brandywine Realty Trust.
The Center City West neighborhood has taken on a new look over the past few years, as the first of the newest crop of developments are in the final stages of construction. A pair of towers dubbed Riverwalk stands at 60 North 23rd Street, near the Schuylkill River. Designed by Gensler and developed by PMC Property Group, the angled south tower rises 363 feet and 32 stories, and the north tower rises 315 feet and 28 stories. In total, the slab-like towers will soon boast 711 total units.
In Center City West, numerous developments are under construction or are in planning stages. At 60 North 23rd Street, the two-tower Riverwalk complex stands next to the Schuylkill River. Designed by Gensler and developed by the PMC Property Group, the north tower stands 315 feet tall and 28 stories, while the south tower stands 363 feet tall and 32 stories high. The project will have a total of 711 units, with the south tower holding 380 units.
Substantial development progress continues in Center City West, with multiple new buildings transforming the neighborhood. Over the course of the past year, 2222 Market Street has risen 295 feet tall and 20 stories above ground. Designed by Gensler and developed by Parkway Commercial Properties, the building is poised as the new headquarters for law firm Morgan, Lewis, Bockius LLP, and will also offer retail space on the ground. In this update, Philadelphia YIMBY looks at the under-construction building, where facade installation is approaching the top of the structure.