Philadelphia

United States

Facts

Population

5,441,567 (2010)

Area

1,800 km² • 695 mi²

Density

3,023.1 people per km²

7,829.8 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
86

Tallest City in

the World

#
15

Tallest City in

North America
#
12

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Comcast Technology Center
339.1 m / 1,112  ft
2 Comcast Center
296.7 m / 974  ft
3 One Liberty Place
288 m / 945  ft
4 Two Liberty Place
258.5 m / 848  ft
5 BNY Mellon Bank Center
241.4 m / 792  ft
6 Three Logan
225.3 m / 739  ft
7 FMC Tower at Cira Centre South
222.5 m / 730  ft
8 G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building
190.5 m / 625  ft
9 The W Philadelphia and Element Philadelphia
188 m / 617  ft
10 The Laurel
182.6 m / 599  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Philadelphia Presents: Vertical Regeneration: Future Tall Buildings and Urban Density

03 October 2022

Design Briefing + Tour: Arthaus

10 August 2022

Videos

16 February 2021

Building Tall and Going Deep: What It Takes to Support Tall Buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area

Have you ever looked into the sky and wondered, “What does it take to support a tall building?” Perhaps you may have even grown more...

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Research

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

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Global News

26 January 2022

Rooftop Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Over Center City Philadelphia

Heavy smoke could be seen billowing from a high-rise in Center City Philadelphia on Sunday, 23 January, 2022. The flames broke out around 11:30 a.m....

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