by Nina VanDeleur
(Bordentown NJ USA)
The Cira Centre is a 29 story, 437 foot office high-rise in the University City district of West Philadelphia, PA. Designed by Cesar Pelli. The skyscraper was built on a platform over the rail tracks in an area that had seen numerous development plans. Reflected in the building is another section of Philadelphia that has succumbed to neglect.