Franklin Building

Commissioned from the Pennsylvania General State Authority, A cruciform plan with red brick facades, interrupted by modern fenestration.  The eighth story is differentiated by its concrete surface and entire absence of windows, the only opening being an immense doorway above which is a hoist. 

Address
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19104

Franklin Building

Building Code:
160
Gross Area (sq. ft.):
100,407
Year Built:
1967
Floors:
9
Architect:
Carrol, Grisdale, Van Alan
Area Manager:
Lynn Rotoli
lynnr@upenn.edu
215-898-8525
Building Manager:
Pat Murphy (of PBS)
pennbuilding@aol.com
215-898-0234