One Franklin Tower roof terrace
One Franklin Tower aerial after renovation
One Franklin Tower after renovation
One Franklin Tower before renovation
One Franklin Tower close up of exterior facade
One Franklin Tower amenity space
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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After acquiring a vacant and outdated office building in the vibrant Logan Square neighborhood, PMC Property Group partnered with Gensler to transform it into a modern, amenity-rich residential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 7,000 square-foot 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 eight floors of 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.