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19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission

A 19-story overbuild of the Freeman’s Auction House at 1810 Chestnut St. has been approved by the Philadelphia Historical Commission according to Cecil Baker + Partners, the architect behind the project. The existing 6-story structure was built in 1923 and was the home of Freeman’s until last year, when the company moved into spaces at Read more about 19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission[…]

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225 Unit Tower Proposed for North Broad St. Near Temple

North Broad Street has been on fire over the last real estate boom cycle. We have seen the restoration of the Divine Lorraine and the Metropolitan Opera House, two white whales in the Philadelphia development scene. We have also seen multiple large-scale residential and mixed-use properties rise, including the 18-story apartment building at 1324 N. Read more about 225 Unit Tower Proposed for North Broad St. Near Temple[…]

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Plans for a 252 Foot Overbuild in Society Hill Released

Plans for a 19-story, 252 foot tower at 222-230 Walnut Street were recently released in preparation for the project’s review by Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Architectural Committee on June 25th. The project will entail a partial demolition of the rear of the existing building, adaptive reuse of part of the building, and an overbuild. The magnificent Read more about Plans for a 252 Foot Overbuild in Society Hill Released[…]