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Center City Philadelphia Condos, Lofts, High-rises, Homes, and Condominiums

People from all walks of life are migrating to the urban lofts, condos, and single family homes in Center City Downtown Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Take the Stanley Family. The Stanley’s are part of Center City’s young, well-educated, affluent, eager participants in a renaissance that has swelled the downtown population 11 percent – to 88,000 – in just seven years. “People are beginning to see that Philadelphia is a viable place to raise a family.


Nina and John Stanley, both in their mid 30s, moved from Manhattan into a Center City Philadelphia condo created out of the top floor of a historic store at 16th and Chestnut Streets. Their teenage daughter, Ashley, has regular visits from friends who love the fact that she lives in Center City. And toddler Jack can point the way to Rittenhouse Square. “Rittenhouse Square is his backyard,” Nina said. She points out that Center City living includes a built-in social network, created when families with no backyards meet others at the square or playground. But what about the stereotypical big-city problems of drugs and crime that intimidate some who are considering such a move. “I’m here to tell you that it’s just as bad in the suburbs,” said Nina, a Mount Airy native raised in suburban Connecticut.

Is Downtown Center City Philadelphia living meant for you? Use this site as your resource. Take a look at the exciting loft, high-rise, and condo properties available now and on the drawing board. Along with the usual statistics, we have tried to convey the unique personality of each property. Feel free to e-mail for specific information or to request an informal information guided tour. Downtown Philadelphia is our passion, and our pleasure to share it with you.

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1027 Arch Street Lofts in Center City Philadelphia, PA


http://philadelphiaurbanliving360.com/downtown-condos-lofts/1027-arch-street-lofts1027 Arch Street Lofts are condos that are located by the Reading Terminal Market at Arch Street and 11st Street  in the Washington Square District of Center City Philadelphia. There are 63 bi-level lofts that range in size from 1,000 square feet to 1,300 square. These one- and two-bedroom contemporary lofts were built in 2004 and feature hardwood floors and soaring wood beam ceilings. The kitchens feature granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

1027 Arch Street Lofts start in the low $400,000s.

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10 Rittenhouse Square Condos in Center City Philadelphia, PA


10 Rittenhouse Square Condos in Center City Philadelphia10 Rittenhouse Square Condos is a condominium high-rise under construction at 18th Street and Walnut in the Rittenhouse Square District of Downtown Center City Philadelphia. This luxury development will have 140 condos consisting of one-, two-, three-bedrooms and six 10,000 sf penthouses. Prices will start in the low $700,000s. The units will have  soaring 8.5′ to 12.5′ ceilings with massive window walls as well as hardwood floors and four-pipe heating and cooling systems. The kitchens will be decked out with Poggenpohl European cabinetry, granite countertops, Miele appliances, and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.

The amenities at this prime Center City location include a spa and salon, fitness center, sundeck and pool, 24-hour concierge, uniformed doorman, ten year tax abatement

The expected completion date is September 2009.

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