Philadelphia’s Top 10 Luxury High Rise Condo Buildings!

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Top 10 Luxury High Rise Condo Buildings

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It’s all about the finer things in life!  One of the great things about Philadelphia is it’s eclectic mix of buildings and architecture.  We are a city which features everything from brand new modern glass facade high rises, to historic buildings made of stone which were later converted to condos.  Whatever your style may be, we have a match for you.  Below is our list of the 10 best high style, high luxury condo buildings located in the Center City Philadelphia area.  Welcome to the good life!

10. Waterfront SquareWaterfront Square

Address: 901 N. Penn St. Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhood: Northern Liberties

The Vibe: Miami meets Philadelphia! Waterfront Square is the latest condominium addition to the rapidly growing waterfront area.  This gated community is set up like a 5 star resort.  You will be pampered with first class service from the moment you enter the gates.  Everything from valet parking, indoor pool, health club, spa, sun deck, dog walk.  Everything is included!  The units feature great views of the Center City skyline and The Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

Insider Tip: Take a quick walk across the street for an ice cold beer.  Craft Hall (in the old Yards Brewery digs) is a bakery, brew house, and BBQ kitchen concept that is now open! 

What’s For Sale?: Unit R1502 for $789k and several other available units!

9. The Murano The Murano

Address: 2101 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Logan Square

The Vibe: Sexy & Sleek! Completed in 2008 this glass facade building is all about style.  Named after the Murano Islands of Italy which are famous for glass making, these units feature full glass walls with stunning views and a private balcony for each unit.  If high style is your thing, than the Murano is a must see!

Insider Tip: You will be eating well while living here.  The very popular Trader Joe’s grocery store is just steps from your front door.

What’s For Sale?: Unit #1503 and four others are on the market.

8. The Residences At Two Liberty Place

Liberty Two
Address: 50 S. 16th St. Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square

The Vibe: Ever want to live on top of the world?  Now you can…. well at least the top of Philly.  The Residences at Two Liberty consist of the top 20 floors of one of the most iconic sky scrappers in Philadelphia.  A sale in 2009 set a new record for Philadelphia condos with sale price of  7.7 million dollars.

Insider Tip: Chef Daniel Stern is preparing something delicious for you.  Head to the 37th floor to visit his award winning restaurant R2L.  For best results show up for sunset and enjoy the breathtaking views.

What’s For Sale?: Several units, including this one for $1.995 million with sweeping city views!

7. The Residences At The Ritz Carlton

Residences At The Ritz Carlton

Address: 1414 Penn Square. Philadelphia, PA 19020

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse SquareAvenue of The Arts

The Vibe: Built in 2009 The Residences At The Ritz, are high end modern contemporary condos with majestic views of City Hall.  The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton is all about the service, the highly trained staff will treat you like royalty.  From day one you will know everyone on staff by name, and you will understand why Ritz-Carlton is such a prestigious name worldwide.

Insider Tip: Right outside your door is Suburban Station.  This means you can be go from your condo to downtown Manhattan in less than 90 minutes via Amtrak.

What’s For Sale?: Several units are available, including this stunner for $14 million

6. The Ayer

The Ayer Philadelphia

Address: 210 W. Washington Square. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Washington Square

The Vibe: If these wall could talk! The Ayer building was built in 1929 and served as the world headquarters for the nations first advertising agency N.W. Ayer & Son.  The beautiful art deco style stone building is conveniently situated right on Washington Square Park.  The units feature large open layouts with classic design elements which are sure to impress.

Insider Tip: Lookout for famous neighbors such as Chase Utley of  the Philadelphia Phillies

What’s For Sale?: Unit #11SW is available at $1.875 million

5. 10 Rittenhouse

Address: 130 S. 18th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square

The Vibe: 10 Rittenhouse Square stands at the nucleus of Philadelphia’s most exclusive neighborhood, surrounded by world-class restaurants and retailers. Stroll down Walnut Street and spend the day shopping at high-end boutiques or venture inside unique Dahlia to find exotic handcrafted jewelry. Enjoy brunch at Lacroix, a leisurely dinner at Parc Bistro, and afterwards saunter down Sansom Street to feel the pulse of the city’s thriving nightlife!

Insider Tip: Warm, courteous doormen greet you by name as you enter a living space where world-class amenities are a continuous extension of your home. The dedicated staff provides 5-star service, while connecting you to the city at large. Make an arrival wherever you’re headed around town in a chauffeured Mercedes and whether your bike needs a quick fix or a complete tune up, let 10 Rittenhouse schedule a service appointment. Spacious bike rooms provide year-round storage.

What’s For Sale?: A $15 million dollar Studio and 7 other units ranging from $399k to $3.77 million!

4. One Riverside

Address: 210 S 25th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Fitler Square

The Vibe: Located in the highly coveted neighborhood of Fitler Square, One Riverside is situated along the entrance of the 60 mile Schuylkill River Trail & Boardwalk.  One Riverside is walk-able to Rittenhouse Square, 30th St. Station, University City and more.  You also will enjoy easy access to routes 76 & 676.  With the convenience of Philadelphia’s best restaurants and shopping only a stone’s throw away, One Riverside makes for ultra convenient living. 

Insider Tip: Take a walk to Schuylkill Banks and the Schuylkill River Dog Park! As mentioned, you can take the Schuylkill River Trail either by foot or bike as it stretches all the way to Oaks, PA!  Also, Fitler Square Park features a Farmer’s Market every Saturday from 10am until 2pm!

What’s For Sale?: There’s this amazing unit for $2.95 million on the market along with four others you can search here.

3. Rittenhouse Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel Condos
Address: 210 W. Rittenhouse Square. Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square

The Vibe: Half 5-star luxury hotel, half high end condo building.  If you are looking for AAA Five Diamond service while owning a piece of prime Philadelphia real estate, then The Rittenhouse is for you!  Located right on the prestigious Rittenhouse Square Park you will be injected right into the lively social scene of the neighborhood.  Any given weekend you will find art shows, concerts, social event, and much more right outside your doorstep.

Insider Tip: Be sure to check the front desk for complimentary fresh fruit and, or baked goods.  Perfect for when you need a quick snack.

What’s For Sale?: None at this time

2. 1706 Rittenhouse

1706 Ritenhouse
Address: 1706 Rittenhouse Square. Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square

The Vibe: Walk out your door and your in the most vibrant part of town!  1706 Rittenhouse was completed in 2010, and features full floor units with 360 degree views of the city.  Each unit is about 4,100 sq ft. and includes two balconies.  The column free design allows for flowing open layouts which offer many possibilities.  This is one of the hottest addresses in town!

Insider Tip: Don’t miss the automated underground parking garage this is technology the Jetsons would be proud of.  Click here for the video.

What’s For Sale?: This unit for $6.5 million and two other units are available.

1. 500 Walnut

Address: 500 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Old City

The Vibe:  26 stories with 35 luxurious condominium residences overlooking Independence Hall would be enough to make anyone gush, but there’s so much more. How about a bi-level penthouse that has already sold for $17.5 million — a new city record sale price. Or what about the robotic, underground 86-car parking garage? Residents need only swipe their FOB key to have their car delivered to them in less than 90 seconds. Oh, but it gets even better for those residents who don’t have their own car down below: 500 Walnut provides one Tesla Town Car available as needed. What??

Insider Tip: There’s a 4,000-square foot terrace on the fourth floor open to all residents overlooking Independence Park! Included on the terrace is an outdoor fireplace, fitness center with sauna and massage rooms. The building also contains a 50-foot lap pool and Jacuzzi!

What’s For Sale?: Unit #1500 & Unit #901

BONUS: The Laurel

(Coming Soon)

Address: 1911 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19103

Current Business Address: 1845 Walnut St #1911, Philadelphia, PA 19103 / (215) 977-9777

Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square 

The Vibe: From The Laurel website: Designed by the internationally renowned Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) of Chicago and San Francisco, The Laurel soars to the pinnacle of Philadelphia’s skyline in a strikingly modern architectural statement. Solidly rooted in Philadelphia’s brick-and-stone traditions, the building’s pedestal forms a welcoming streetscape of carefully curated restaurants and retailers. The slender glass tower ascends 48 stories above the final parcel of land on historic Rittenhouse Square, reserving its uppermost floors for a private realm of exclusive condominium residences, lavish amenities and inspiring views.

Insider Tip: Enjoy a morning swim in the heated indoor pool or stretch in the yoga studio. Stroll to dinner in the neighborhood. Be chauffeured to a show in The Laurel’s private town car. Host a catered gathering of family and friends in the elegant, 26th floor lounge overlooking Rittenhouse Square

What’s For Sale?: Nothing yet officially on the market, stay tuned!