Philadelphia

Facts

Population

5,441,567 (2010)

Area

1,800 km²

695 mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

14 Completed • 2 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

74

Tallest City in

the World
#

14

Tallest City in

North America
#

11

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Comcast Technology Center

339.1 m / 1,112 ft

2

Comcast Center

296.7 m / 974 ft

3

One Liberty Place

288 m / 945 ft

4

Two Liberty Place

258.5 m / 848 ft

5

BNY Mellon Bank Center

241.4 m / 792 ft

6

Three Logan

225.3 m / 739 ft

7

FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

222.5 m / 730 ft

8

G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building

190.5 m / 625 ft

9

The W Philadelphia and Element Philadelphia

188 m / 617 ft

10

The Laurel

182.6 m / 599 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Kirk Harman

Chair

Kirk Harman

The Harman Group

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Building Tall & Going Deep in the San Francisco Bay Area

16 February 2021

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Public Common Space

04 November 2020

Videos

16 February 2021

Building Tall and Going Deep: What It Takes to Support Tall Buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area

Have you ever looked into the sky and wondered, “What does it take to support a tall building?” Perhaps you may have even grown more...

Research

17 October 2016

The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings

This paper is intended to introduce the upcoming CTBUH technical guide titled “The Space Between,” which investigates the importance of publicly accessible spaces surrounding tall...

Global News

06 September 2019

Bright Red Skyscraper to Anchor Neighborhood-Making Project in Philadelphia

Brilliant red terra-cotta laces the design scheme of architect Vishaan Chakrabarti’s first Philadelphia skyscraper. He chose the fire-engine red material for a reason: It’s the...