About a year ago, we last brought news to you of a new parking garage rising at 1324-42 Arch St., across from the expanded Convention Center. Over the past eleven months, construction has progressed, and the garage section of the building looks to be nearly complete. Recently, work has been taking place on the commercial spaces that will front Arch Street.
From the east
Looking at the building, we were hoping that some additional design elements were still to come. Looking at a couple of renderings from the Realen Properties website, we discovered that an architectural fabric scrim will cover the facade, making it slightly less terrifying.
In the future
Closeup of the
The construction of the new Family Court Building at the corner of 15th and Arch Sts. is progressing, with a giant hole currently occupying the tract across from LOVE Park and next door to 1515 Arch St., home of the ZBA, along with numerous other city agencies. It’s actually a pretty impressive sight (and site) to behold.
From the north. Wow.
Now from the east
Top of the ramp leading down into the hole
From the south
Starting to pour some concrete down there
The building, designed by EwingCole, has had plenty of scandal in its planning years. It caused a new stir at the Art Commission meeting a couple of weeks ago when the…