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Benjamin Franklin Bridge-3
The Ben Franklin Bridge eastern tower at 380 ft (120 m) is tallest structure in Camden
Camden, New Jersey skyline
RCA Victor buildings and City Hall
View to 330 Cooper, Mitchell Courthouse, Wilson Building, and City Hall

Camden, New Jersey, is located on the Delaware River in the Delaware Valley/Philadelphia metropolitan area in the US. At 380 ft (120 m), a tower of the Ben Franklin Bridge is the tallest structure in the city. Camden City Hall, at 370 ft (110 m), has been the tallest building in the city since 1931. Several buildings of the Victor Talking Machine Company (which became part of RCA Victor in 1929) dot the city's skyline, which also includes late 20th century residential high-rises. The 300 ft (91 m) Skyview Tower, a combination gyro tower and moored balloon, in the city's entertainment district on the Camden Waterfront was expected to open in 2015. Proposals to build two towers of 590 ft (180 m) and 450 ft (140 m) on the waterfront were unveiled in September 2015.

Tallest buildings

Rank Name Image Neighborhood Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 Camden City Hall Camden City Hall NJ.JPG Downtown 113 m (371 ft) 18 1931 Tallest building in Camden since 1931. and tallest in the Delaware Valley outside of Philadelphia.
2 Northgate II Northgate2Camden.tiff North Camden 69 m (226 ft) 23 1979 Residential highrise
3 Triad1828 Centre Waterfront 67 m (220 ft) 18 2018 (topped out)
4 Northgate I NorthgateAptsCamden.tiff North Camden 60 m (200 ft) 21 1962 Residential highrise
5 330 Cooper 330CooperStRutgersCamden.JPG Cooper-Grant 45 m (148 ft) 12 2012 Rutgers-Camden student housing
6 Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center OurLadyofLourdesHospitalCamden.tiff Parkside
43 m (141 ft) 10 1950
7 Nipper Building RCA Nipper Camden NJ A.JPG Waterfront
37 m (121 ft) plus tower 10 1916 Residences known as The Victor inspired by Nipper logo for the RCA Victor when it was known as Building 17.
8 One Port Center One Port Center (Camden) 01.jpg Central Waterfront 41 m (135 ft) 11 1996 Delaware River Port Authority
9 Riverview Towers RiverviewTowerCamden1.tiff Waterfront 40 m (130 ft) 15 1977 Residential high-rise
10 Keleman Pavilion Lanning Square 40 m (130 ft) 10 1978 Cooper University Hospital
11 Wilson Building WilsonBldgCamden1.jpg Downtown 38 m (125 ft) 12 1926 Commercial
12 Victor Executive Building CamdenBdofEdAdminBldg 01.JPG Cooper-Grant 38 m (125 ft) 8 1916 RCA Building No. 2.
also once home to Camden City Public Schools
12 RCA Factory Building No. 8 RadioLoftsCamden.jpg Cooper-Grant
38 m (125 ft) 10 1924 Radio Lofts (proposed)
13 Patient Pavilion CooperPatientPavilionCamdendusk.tiff Lanning Square 37 m (121 ft) 10 2008 Cooper University Hospital
14 Camden Tower CamdenTowerRutgers.tiff Cooper-Grant 37 m (121 ft) 11 1989 Rutgers-Camden housing
15 JFK Towers KennedyTowersCamden.tiff Marlton 37 m (121 ft) 10 1964 Residential highrise
16 Mitchell H. Cohen US Courthouse MitchellHCohen FedBldgCourthouse2.JPG Cooper Grant 6 1994 United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


Camden waterfront skyline
Camden skyline from Philadelphia

In May 2013 the New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced that it would seek developers for the site of the demolished Riverfront State Prison just north of the Central Waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge in Cooper Point. In September 2013 Waterfront Renaissance Associates announced that it proposed to a develop a 2.3-million-square-foot commercial complex on 16 acres (6.5 ha) called the Riverfront World Trade Center. The project would be built in four phases, the first of which would be a promenade along the Delaware River.The plan calls for two 22-story and two 18-story buildings.

In October 2013, Herschend Family Entertainment announced they would add an attraction adjacent to the Adventure Aquarium, a 300 ft (91 m), 25-story observation tower ride with a moored balloon and gondola that would carry passengers above the site offering views of city, the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline to be built by Skyview Tower Systems.The structure is three rod towers joined at intervals by circular hoops Propelled by a winch, lightweight carriage disguised within the balloon envelope ascends the tower. The gondola beneath the balloon acts as floating circular walkway for a maximum of 40 passengers.

In September 2015, Liberty Property Trust unveiled a proposal to build two towers, one 590 ft (180 m) tall and another 450 ft (140 m) as part a master plan on the waterfront designed by Robert A. M. Stern. Called Camden Towers it all include an 18-story building the waterfront. Construction began in 2017.

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