Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Dead-Ass Proposal of the Week-- December 4th

1777 JFK

1777 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

Conjectural rendering inserted into an aerial photo from its time period. Original image from Google.
                 This bitch-bastard's downfall caused a 20-year empty lot. 1777 JFK was a bold skyscraper proposal that attempted to work off the momentum of the late 80's early 90's West Market building boom, but failed... miserably. Though the site of this proposal is now home to the plaza in front of the city's (and state's) tallest building, the addition of 1777 JFK would have solidified the immediate area much earlier.
                  Read more at the Philadelphia City Paper's Naked City Blog!