SugarHouse Casino,
Philadelphia, PA

Betting on success

Built on the once prominent Jack Frost sugar factory site, the SugarHouse Casino is the first gaming facility to open in the City of Philadelphia. This single-story steel framed casino facility constructed on a 22.6-acre site on Philadelphia’s Delaware River waterfront and offers spectacular city and river views. The facilty includes over 120,000 sf of casino and entertainment space. The complex includes 1,700 slots, a waterfront pedestrian promenade and plaza, and boutique retail stores, with the option for future development to include expanded gaming, a parking garage, a 500-room hotel and an event center.

The Harman Group also provided structural engineering services for a two-story, 155,000 sf expansion to the existing building. The project will expand the gambling floor from 50,000 to 90,000 sf, and creates space for new restaurants as well as a multi-purpose event venue with views of the river and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

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Structural Systems Used

Steel Frame