1616 Walnut Street Building
|Location||1616 Walnut St.,|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Tilden, Register & Pepper; Wark & Co.|
|NRHP reference No.||83004247|
|Added to NRHP||October 17, 1983|
The 1616 Walnut Street Building or 1616 Building is a historic high-rise building in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A twenty-four-story building, it stands ninety-four meters tall.
History and features
In 1930, the architects received an award for the building's design at the 12th International Buildings Congress in Budapest.
Its five-story parking garage on the Chancellor Street side, part of the original construction, was considered a novelty in 1929.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- "PRHP: List of properties with OPA-compliant addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
- Icon 1616 Apartments
- Badger, Emily; Buchanan, Larry (11 March 2023). "Here's How to Solve a 25-Story Rubik's Cube". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 March 2023.