The noted national architectural and interior design firm Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. (MS&R) has been selected to transform two buildings–3501 Market Street and 3401 Filbert Street –into the future home of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design: the URBN Center.
3501 Market Street is a four story, 130,000 sq. ft. structure that was designed by iconic Philadelphia architect Robert Venturi in the mid-1970s and features a notable tiled mosaic Market Street façade. The 3401 Filbert Street building is a 13,000 sq. ft. structure and both properties are sited on over 3 acres of land immediately adjoining the Drexel University City Main Campus to the west on Market Street.