Feature photo The City Block Team
For Exposed Brick Lovers, The White Building is Dream Come True!
5 Fast Facts About The White Building
20,000-Number of Sq.ft. of retail and residential space
24- The number of units
$417 Average Price/Sq Ft.
18 ft. – Avg. height of unit ceilings
$649,000- Avg.sale price
Arguably the most unique condo in Philadelphia. Once photo of a unit makes this building easily identifiable. From the soaring vaulted ceiling made entirely of brick to the exposed ductwork and giant window, this building is truly iconic.Complimenting the classic condo elements are sleek appliances & open floor plans. The building is located on the the border of Washington Square West and Midtown Village the location puts you in the heart of Center City and walking distance to all major attractions and some of the best dining in the city.
The neighborhood roughly corresponds to the area between 7th and Broad Streets and between Chestnut and South Streets, bordering on the Independence Mall tourist area directly northeast, Market East to the northwest, Old City and Society Hill to the East, Bella Vista directly south, Hawthorne to the southwest, and mid-town Philadelphia and Rittenhouse Square to the west. In addition to being a desirable residential community, it is considered a hip, trendy neighborhood that offers a diverse array of shops, restaurants, and coffee houses. Washington Square West contains many gay-friendly establishments and hosts annual events celebrating LGBT culture in Philadelphia including OutFest. The area takes its name from Washington Square, a historic urban park in the northeastern corner of the neighborhood. Philadelphia’s Antique Row lies in the area as does the nation’s oldest hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital. Educational and medical facilities associated with Thomas Jefferson University, a leading regional medical university and health care center, are located within the neighborhood. The one-time headquarters of the former Curtis Publishing Company and the University of the Arts lie at the edges of the neighborhood. Washington West’s real estate is mixed commercial, residential and service industries, characterized by two, three, and four-story rowhouses interspersed with condominiums, mid-rise apartments, hospitals and offices with ground-floor retail. The neighborhood follows William Penn’s original grid layout for the city, with many one-lane and pedestrian side streets added later as the population became more dense. In addition to the block sized Washington Square Park to the East, the neighborhood contains the smaller Kahn Park, named after the Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn who resided in the neighborhood.