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Old June 4th, 2006, 09:06 PM   #1
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PHILADELPHIA: Comcast Center (2)

Continuing this thread about the tallest building for Philadephia currently under construction from the Previous Thread.

Update: June 4, 2006










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Old June 4th, 2006, 09:33 PM   #2
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Thanks for the update.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 09:50 PM   #3
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Construction is looking very good.

The steel frame has risen quite a bit in the past 2 weeks.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 09:52 PM   #4
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Construction is looking very good.

The steel frame has risen quite a bit in the past 2 weeks.
It really has. It's amazing.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 10:02 PM   #5
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I wouldn't be surprised if the steel reaches the height of the core in a few months.

But did you notice in the photos that you can see the angles of the corners?
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Old June 4th, 2006, 10:15 PM   #6
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I can tell it's going to be a beautiful building and add an entirely new dimension to philly's skyline. they should just make this one a 1,000 ft! so close.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 10:46 PM   #7
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It's not too late for a major broadcast network to offer a deal to erect an antenna on top (while not part of the official height, could exceed 1,000 feet).

I mean, just look at the PSFS building.

You never know!
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Old June 4th, 2006, 10:58 PM   #8
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is that really the width of the building? the floors look so small, it's like its all core, and no building
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Old June 4th, 2006, 11:02 PM   #9
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antenna's wreck buildings.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 11:10 PM   #10
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Philly is too much of a kick ass city to use an antenna to get to 1000ft. It'll happen soon enough and when it does you wont have to say "with the antenna..."
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Old June 5th, 2006, 12:55 AM   #11
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looks wonderful
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Old June 5th, 2006, 12:59 AM   #12
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is that really the width of the building? the floors look so small, it's like its all core, and no building
The floors are not small. They may not be that wide, but they are very high floors.
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:16 AM   #13
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It looks about the same width as the NY Times Tower currently under construction.

The Bank of America Tower currently under construction is much wider than Comcast. stretching from block to block and having more than just a tower, all in one development.

The Comcast Tower will be taller than the other two I mentioned (if you don't count the spires), but those spires will exceed the height of the Comcast Tower.
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:28 AM   #14
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lovin where its goin. im only really waiting for 3 towers to get done, NYT, BOA, and this one. how many floors is the core so far?
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:39 AM   #15
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Not sure yet, the steel is rising faster than the core.

Bank of America is so huge in comparison.
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Old June 23rd, 2006, 12:28 AM   #16
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lovin where its goin. im only really waiting for 3 towers to get done, NYT, BOA, and this one. how many floors is the core so far?
Mine are Comcast, Trump Chicago,B of A, and believe it or not but a smaller tower in Mobile,Alabama by the name of RSA. Can someone update comcast
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Old June 23rd, 2006, 11:28 PM   #17
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It's gunna look immense when finished. I ahve never been to Philadelphia but I'm sure I will.
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is that really the width of the building? the floors look so small, it's like its all core, and no building


The steel is only about ~10 floors up so far, The core is 27.


As you can see, The steel is the width of the building, not the core. Although the core does take up an unusual amount of space, due to the narrowness of the tower.


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Update: I anticipate a construction delay the week of July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday (for a few days).
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Old June 24th, 2006, 01:11 AM   #20
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Wow the core is already quite tall good job, I like this tower
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