BROWSE BUILDINGS
More Search Options
We found 0 results. View results
SEARCH BY BUILDING
More Search Options
we found 0 results
Your search results

Historic Warner Bros. Building Will Become One of Philly’s Newest Hotels

on November 5, 2014
| News

Marriott 13th stThe Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously approved a zoning variance to build a hotel on top of a historic building on North 13th Street, just north of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a couple weeks ago.  The building was originally a film distribution center, built in 1947 for Warner

The brand would be a Marriott AC, a brand which is prevalent and popular in Europe.  The planned 12 stories would be on top of the existing two-story building and would be set back 18 feet from 13th Street, which was required to receive approval from the City Historical Commission a few months ago.  There would be 150 rooms and a small private eatery for the hotel guests, which would mostly serve breakfast.  All parking will be by valet and will be underground, accessed by a car elevator off of Clarion Street.  The developers hope to achieve LEED Gold certification and will include high efficiency appliances and fixtures, locally-sourced materials, and a green roof.

The developers requested a variance for the floor area ratio.  The code allows an FAR of 7, but the developers requested an FAR of 8.75 to comply with the Historical Commission’s demands.  The architects had to make the new tower taller and thinner and provide the 18 foot setback from 13th Street and a 13.6 foot setback from Florist.  The taller tower meant that the developers had to build a stronger foundation, which added to the cost of the project.

By, Gabriel Gottlieb

  • Just Listed in Philadelphia

     

Compare Buildings

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
BrightMLS

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the BRIGHT Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which The Condo Shop participates, and is provided by BRIGHT through a licensing agreement. The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than The Condo Shop are marked with the IDX icon and detailed information about each listing includes the name of the listing broker.
2019 BRIGHT, All Rights Reserved. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have Closed or are no longer being offered for sale.
Data last updated: 10/18/19 6:48 PM PDT

This IDX solution is (c) Diverse Solutions 2019.