The new Comcast tower wasn’t the only project given the go-ahead by the Civic Design Review committee. It also approved revised plans from developer Brickstone Realty for the “Lit Brothers Tower,” a 30-story residential “growth” (as Curbed Philly put it) on top of the historic department store building.
According to the Philadelphia Real Estate Blog, the tower would have 342 one- and two-bedroom loft-style units. Also:
The facade of the Filbert Street side will be preserved, but the building inside of the 12,000-square-foot footprint will be rebuilt with a new structure. This new structure will be used as office space on the first seven floors, and the rest will be the apartments.
Renderings van be viewed here.
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