MLS® ID: 1005043021
1213-15 LOCUST ST #D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107 $719,000
In the Mid-Town village neighborhood, in the heart of Center City, this property is situated at an equal distance between Rittenhouse and Washington Squares. It is prized for the significant density of shops, markets, florists, bakeries, restaurants, cafes, health and cultural institutions, parking and transportation hubs, bordered by Antique, and Jeweler rows within five blocks. Built in an Italianate style in 1892 by Frank Miles Day, an apprentice of the noted architect Frank Furness, this double width building, with 17" masonry interior walls, was transformed into five large open- plan condominiums. From International Rare Book boutique into elegant, unique condominiums, an atypical blend of contemporary and historic architecture High ceiling and triple glazed windows keeps the space quiet and drenched in light. The interior emphasizes the unique historical elements of the building combined with minimalist contemporary design: Victorian ceramic mantels expose contemporary glass fireplaces. Mercer tiles define floors transitions. Each floor has access to a balcony over looking the roofs of the city. Each unit is entered directly from the lobby through a key elevator. Each unit has its own alarm and high velocity mechanical system, hot water baseboard radiators, transforming the floor into a large horizontal house. The building is sprinkled. Water is filtered and purified. The bathrooms are glass, floor to ceiling ceramic tiles, slate floors and Toto Japanese fixtures. The kitchens have stainless steel Viking & Asko appliances, Italian Murano glass ceiling fixtures, washer/dryer on each unit, granite counters, and hard wood oak floors. Sellers are offering a one year prepaid parking space nearby with acceptable offers!