Franklin Building from the ground level

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. 

Franklin Building Location

Address
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19104

Franklin Building

Building Code:
160
Gross Area (sq. ft.):
100,685
Year Built:
1967
Floors:
9
Architect:
Carroll, Grisdale & Van Alen
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Area Manager:
Agnes Donaldson
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215-898-8644
Building Manager:
Mike McLaughlin
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