Offices To Replace Finnigan’s Wake

 

“North rendering, Finnigan’s Wake conversion” | Atkin Olshin Schade Architects

“North rendering, Finnigan’s Wake conversion” | Source: Atkin Olshin Schade Architects

  • First District Councilman Mark Squilla has introduced a bill, says Plan Philly, to allow the addition of two stories to the former Finnigan’s Wake building at 3rd & Spring Garden Streets. Project architect Atkin Olshin Schade’s design will bring the first ever windows to the 110 year old building’s south, Spring Garden-side façade. Bodine Street will once again be incorporated into the public street plan. Larry Freedman and Matt Ruben of the Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association support the conversion, happy for no longer dealing with the endless complaints that the bar elicited from area residents.
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