Broad And Washington. Credit: BKV Group

1001 South Broad Street Site Sits Dormant in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has revealed no construction activity at 1001 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia, the site of a proposed 1,111-unit development. Located many blocks to the south of the towers of Center City, the block-sized lot was initially planned to include a 426-foot-tall tower, which has since been scaled down to a building with 180-foot-tall tower sections. The project is being developed by Tower Investments, which has been trying to redevelop the massive lot for a number of years, but the building’s revised design comes from a different architect, the BKV Group.

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