Originally built in 1902, The Nathanial Hawthorne School Building is a historic school building located on the corner of 12th and Fitzwater Streets in Philadelphia. The school stopped opportating in 1980 and by 1986 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places The property was purchased by the Rufo Organization and a development plan was implemented in September 2008.
For convenience each units is equipped with individual electric metering and mechanical systems, new plumbing, electric and communication infrastructure, state of the art kitchens and bathrooms and an expanse of windows. The building accesses on-site parking and laundry, a fitness and health center, and a spacious 360 degree roof deck area.
Just South of City Hall, Avenue of the Arts is Philadelphia’s “Broadway.” A street lined with theatres, music halls and art academies makes this section of town the heart beat for the arts. Among the more notable entertainment venues are the Kimmel Center (home of the Philadelphia Orchestra), the Academy of Music, Merriam Theater, Wilma Theatre, and Suzanne Roberts Theatre. Facilities for the University of the Arts are are also located in the neighborhood as well. For those looking for food and drinks, Avenue of the Arts does not disappoint. This strip of Broad St. is teaming with fantastic world renowned restaurants such as Capital Grille, McCormick & Schmick’s, Nineteen XIX, Bucca Di Beppo, Ruth’s Chris among others.