Philly’s skyline has come a long way since 1987. That’s the year that One Liberty Place became the tallest building in the city, breaking the gentleman’s agreement that no building should ever surpass the height of William Penn atop City Hall.
By 2020, Philly’s skyline is going to look even more radically different. By then, the Comcast Center will have lost its title as the tallest building in the city, replaced by its new neighbor, the 60-story Comcast Technology Center. On the west banks of the Schuylkill River, the FMC Tower will still be the tallest tower, though not for long—construction on the many high-rises at Schuylkill Yards will be underway at that point.
As we watch the cityscape change before our eyes, here’s a look into the future with a map of what will be the tallest buildings in Philly by 2020.
The following high-rises are listed in order of height, from tallest to shortest.Read More