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Cira Centre

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2002–2005, Cesar Pelli and Associates with BLT Architects. 2929 Arch St.
  • (© George E. Thomas)

The crystalline appearance of the multifaceted facade of this twenty-eight-story office building creates a highly imageable building with a few simple chamfers and an LED display that changes at the whim of the computer operator.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Cira Centre", [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 126-126.

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