Expansion of Underground Concourse from Comcast Center to 19th and Arch.
Important Info: Brad over at phillyskyline.com first broke this story and did a tremendous job getting all the info on it. You can read the original article here- http://phillyskyline.com/acc1.htm PLEASE READ IT. And while you're at it read phillyskyline everyday because its pretty much the greatest thing ever.
In roughly chronological order
Images made by members of the forum:
All images courtesy of Hill International and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.
Thanks to Brad at phillyskyline.com for the break on this awesome project and for posting the photos. I would also like to thank Late1 for the pictures from the zoning hearing, SJPhillyBoy for helping me organize images to post and for the images made by the members here on SSPF. If I didn't credit you with something please let me know...
OMG OMG PLEASE BUILD IT! Anybody wanna party? I'm ready for a drink! I get back from seeing Michelle Obama at Abington High School, and ready to change the world. And then I come home to check Phillyskyline and BAM! Maybe the Eagles signed Tom Brady and the Flyers have traded for Ovechkin lol...at this rate i mean...
I heard the lead tenant was going to be the Emperor's VIP Club.
but seriously folks, just so I understand it a little better, the hotel seems to be that sculptural piece, and the office part is the main tower. the height to the roof is 1210', which over 63 stories works out to just over 19' floor to floor. with a floor plate slightly larger than comcast center, which has a floor to floor height of about 17', that works out about the same in terms of allowing light into the center of the building with large windows. that is part of the LEED ceritification.
just needed to work that out.
"There are two types of countries in the world: Those that use the metric system, and those that have been to the moon."