La Terrasse Restaurant

Philadelphia, PA

Client: La Terrasse Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant La Terrasse remains one of the best known restaurants in Philadelphia, and it was the highlight of the Sansome and Moravian Street Development. The project was nominated for a national AIA award for community development. It is composed of mixed use commercial space on the ground floor and residential use above. The designs were complicated by the Historic restrictions on the Sansom Street side while the client’s interest in creating a contemporary rear alley that responds to a new building owned by the University of Pennsylvania.