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Old Posted May 28, 2008, 7:02 PM
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Lightbulb PHILADELPHIA l Walnut Street Theatre Tower l 517 FT / 157 M l 45 FLOORS | NEVER BUILT

Walnut Street Theatre Tower

Website: N/A

Approximate Location: 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Usage: Residential, theatre and restaurants
Height: 517' (157 meters) Floors: 45
Architects: Heery International
Developers: Roskamp Management
Estimated Cost: N/A
Units/Condominium: 360 units
Groundbreaking: 2010
Completion: N/A

Designed as a high-end retirement home, the Walnut Street Theatre Tower will feature in addition to its "continuous care" component will be a 400-seat theater-in-the-round, a café, a restaurant and 183 parking spaces for residences only. Further info here.

The Walnut Street Theatre itself claims to be the oldest theatre in the United States being founded in 1809 and being run continuously since that time.

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Courtesy of Heery International. Note: Images are very preliminary and subject to change dramatically upon final approval.







Aerial view of future site (parking lot behind existing Walnut Street Theatre)
     
     
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