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Old Posted Nov 13, 2012, 4:16 AM
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Found a new render for this... still no redesign.


http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestree...s-vs-projects/

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Don't hate it but that green roof is ugly and needs to be changed.

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Don't hate it but that green roof is ugly and needs to be changed.
Honestly, with some slight design changes (like color of the buildings) and a reworking of the rooftops I could dig this design.
     
     
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There were some good comments at the bottom of the article.

This 100ft. limit they want to put on buildings by the waterfront is ridiculous. Cities that are super successful like New York and Chicago have some awesome buildings with spectacular height right along the waterfront. Some of the proposed high rises for Chicago are amazing right on the water. Philly needs to stop over-governing and allow progression.

Trump Tower dead, Bridgeman View dead, Sugar House should be dead, World Trade dead and though the design suffers the idea will probably be dead.

Last I read there was no height limit at this particular lot.
     
     
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Old Posted Nov 13, 2012, 5:37 PM
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Just another utilitarian design. There's no architectural standouts to distinguish this from another large rectangle edifice in the sky.
     
     
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from 440 to 240. Awesome!
     
     
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Old Posted Jul 12, 2013, 11:57 PM
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This is more realistic for getting through the NIMBY's on the waterfront. The last project wouldn't have happened, and we all know that. Glad they were able to downsize it to build something once and for all on this lot.

Seems to be 5 towers now instead of 4.
     
     
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Here is the site plan

     
     
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don't like the name - Philadelphia does not need a 'renaissance', the city is doing just fine and growing pretty well. this seems kind of detroitish.

Otherwise, great project.
     
     
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The scary thing is they want to build it in phases. Financing for building 1 is there and they are confident in building the first 2 buildings together, but it always becomes risky after that.

I would love to see the final 2 buildings that were proposed at Waterfront Square to be done. There is so much residential being added in the one mile stretch around Spring Garden and Columbus Blvd. Retail is going to be needed.
     
     
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So sez they.

Frankly, I wouldn't be surprised if twenty years down the road this property is the last undeveloped lot left on the waterfront. Nothing I've seen from the developer profile gives me confidence they can do this...
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Old Posted Nov 15, 2013, 6:40 PM
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Another redesign of this:



Back to four towers now, tallest two towers are 292 feet, shorter two are 195 feet.

Article here
http://planphilly.com/articles/2013/...plaza-proposal
     
     
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It would be nice if it actually came to fruition and give WFS some company. Too bad these guys have zero credibility.
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Why is there such and issue with the waterfront on the Delaware? What is wrong with the people?
     
     
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Why is there such and issue with the waterfront on the Delaware? What is wrong with the people?
This is a legitimate questions, but just FYI: if the Delaware waterfront all of a sudden was zoned CMX 6 with a FAR of 10 billion and there was 100% unanimous community support for this project and all legal/zoning issues were removed, the project would still never stand a chance in hell. The "developers" are a complete joke. This project should in no way shape or form be confused with an actual legitimate proposal. I predict they will continue to occasionally release new half a$$ed renderings until they are able to find a hapless fool willing to pay them 10 times too much for the property.
     
     
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The renderings of the base look phenomenal. BUILD IT!







http://planphilly.com/articles/2013/...plaza-proposal
     
     
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http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/201...penns-landing/

Approved by Philly Planning Commission, but construction would start till 2015.
     
     
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Article on this today:

http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelp...or-former.html

A bunch of renderings on this from Alesker & Dundon





















http://www.aleskerdundon.com/portfol...aissance-plaza
     
     
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