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Franklin Tower

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

After acquiring a vacant and outdated office building in the vibrant Logan Square neighborhood, PMC Property Group partnered with Gensler to transform it into a modern, amenity-rich residential building with ample outdoor and retail space. The redesign uplifts the exterior and lobby spaces, creates 13,000 square feet of street-level retail, and adds a rooftop penthouse space.

In collaboration with an exterior facade contractor, the 24-story tower was fully reclad in glass and aluminum to refresh its appearance. The converted building’s retail space serves as a valuable amenity for the office space above and also provides a prime opportunity for an office tenant to create a street-level presence. A continuous balcony wraps the ninth floor, visually marking a shift from office space to its residences, which feature an array of tenant-shared amenities and private balconies. Franklin Tower’s new two-story rooftop penthouse provides a fitness center, a kitchen, and a lounge with a fireplace, offering an amenity-rich experience.