Wednesday, February 04, 2009
You can't really appreciate it from this picture but the new Comcast Tower ruined the Philadelphia skyline. We had our first glimpse driving up I-95 last Friday night. [My wife and I met in Philadelphia where we both lived some 13 years ago.]
Here's another angle:
It's the tall building to the left in the second pic. In fact it's the tallest building between NYC and Chicago at 975 feet.
If they had made it equal in height and similar in style (pointed) to the Liberty Place buildings, it mightn't have had such a damaging aesthetic effect. I don't really know.
Click here to read an interesting *curse* upon Philly sports teams from the erection of One Liberty Place - the former tallest building in town.
I may be *stuck* with darned Comcast (as the only Cable TV/Internet option) here on Boston's South Shore, but in Philly they really are subjugated by Brian Robert's massive Comcast ego.