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THE NATIONAL

Address: 130 N. 2nd Street

Neighborhood: Old City

Size: 206,391 square feet

Stories: 6

Units: 192

Cost: $51 million

Client: BIT Investments

Developer: Buccini Pollin Group

Description:
Added to the Philadelphia Historic Register in 2002, the original National building was demolished to make way for the new National Apartments. The original orange tile base was meticulously recreated and incorporated in the new design. Careful attention was paid to the connection to its adjacent neighbors in Olde City especially Elfreths Alley, the oldest street in the country.

Role:
Mary McClenaghan, AIA, NCARB: Senior Project Manager with BartonPartners Architects Planners, Inc., serving as Architect of Record