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7/15/16

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SOM Reveals New Images of Philadelphia 30th Street Station Master Plan

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Source: World Architecture News

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has revealed new images of Philadelphia 30th Street Station master plan, which will realize the long-awaited vision of a bold, fully integrated mixed-use urban district, with a vibrant transportation hub situated at its core.

The historic 30th Street Station is a Beaux Arts masterpiece perched on the western bank of the Schuylkill River. Guided by studies projecting a sizable uptick in transit activity in the coming decades, SOM has envisioned a sweeping transformation for the building and its surroundings. The plan establishes the framework for a landmark transportation hub that knits together Center City and University City, the two downtown districts powering Philadelphia.

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