Society Hill residents came out in force Tuesday to oppose plans for a 31-story apartment tower at the edge of their neighborhood.

Dozens of opponents attended a Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing where their effort to block the project's permit was voted down. They then packed the room during the city's Civic Design Review consideration of the glassy tower proposed by development firm LCOR.

Every resident of the upscale neighborhood who spoke before the committee denounced plans for the 272-apartment high-rise, which would neighbor I.M. Pei's iconic Society Hill Towers.

The lawyer representing the Society Hill Towers residents said the case probably isn't over.

Ballard Spahr's Matthew McClure is representing the developer.

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