About the Project

Project Enhancements

  • Accessibility via PATCO to Franklin Square and adjacent neighborhoods, businesses, and attractions
  • Installation of ADA compliant elevator, escalator, and ramps
  • Relocation and replacement of decades-old water transmission line from under Franklin Square to run under 7th
  • Construction of architectural headhouse
  • Green roof to help condition space and manage stormwater runoff
  • Skylight over stairs and transparent walls for daylighting and to emphasize the viewshed of Franklin Square Park




Total Project Duration February 2022 to February 2024
Phase 1 – Water Main Relocation from Franklin Square Park to 7th Street March 2022 to August 2022
Phase 2 – Construct Egress Headhouses along 6th Street August 2022 to March 2023
Phase 3 – Construct Entrance Headhouse along 7th Street September 2022 to February 2024

Franklin Square Site Plan