Make yourself at home in any of these six new pads located in some of the chicest parts of Philly.
River to river, luxe new residences are reshaping the city skyline.
Ride the Wave
The Waves Townhomes (formerly known as the Monaco Hotel) is a 27-townhome community just minutes away from the Margate and Ocean City boardwalks. Developed by PRDC Properties, each five-bed, fourbath, 2,600-square-foot unit features a garage, elevator, hardwood flooring and four (or more) decks in each home. PRDC Properties CEO, David Perlman, describes the project as one that “brings new energy and positive change to the boardwalk and city of Ventnor.” With ocean views in every townhouse, there’s no doubt residents will feel as though they’ve successfully escaped the hustle and bustle of city life in this sleek and modern beachfront oasis, priced at $699,000. PRDC Properties, a Philadelphiabased development group, is behind city projects such as Liberty Square, The Condos at Six20 N. 3rd St. and the recently opened Lincoln at 12th and Locust Street. 115 S. Little Rock Ave., Ventnor City, NJ, prdcproperties.com/thewaves
The ne w luxury townhouse development, Views at Penn Treaty, is moving in south of Penn Treaty Park, overlooking the Delaware River and undoubtedly living up to its name. Developed by Alex Halimi and Saul Mazor of Gotham Bedrock LLC, a Brooklyn-based development company, buyers will be sure to enjoy New York City’s extravagance without the sky-high prices. “The reality of New York is that the cap rates are insane,” Halimi says. As their first venture in the City of Brotherly Love, Halimi and Mazor prove that Philadelphia can be equally as luxurious as the Big Apple: Each luxury townhome boasts high-gloss finishes and appliances, and ranges from 3,800 to 5,500 square feet. The property offers two-car parking, rooftop terraces and elevators for residents’ convenience. The townhomes are available for purchase in early 2018, with prices starting at $1.7 million. 1199 N. Delaware Ave., theviewsatpenntreaty.com
Equipped with Scavolini custom kitchens, Poliform closets, outdoor terraces and even a virtual doorman for total privacy, 2110 Walnut is home to nine luxury condos starting at $2.8 million, ranging from 2,817 to 5,743 square feet. The design, which used the existing four-story brownstone at 2108 Walnut as the foundation for the nine-story stone and glass structure, makes this project a “flawless celebration of modern architectural design with a historic structure,” says Bruno R. Pouget, the lead broker for 2110 Walnut. Set to finish in the first quarter of 2018, this project’s power team includes architect Cecil Baker + Partners, developer Astoban Realty Group and interior designer Urban Space Development. Bonus: Outfit your new pad with custom audio-visual systems from Bang & Olufsen, located on the ground floor. 2110 Walnut St., astobanrealty.com/2110walnut
The luxury high-rise at 1213 Walnut that boasts a 26-story, 300,000-square-foot apartment tower with 322 units is the ideal home for the sophisticated Philadelphian. Situated in Center City’s Midtown Village, this modern address is leasing now for studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows and open layouts. “To complement the vitality of the neighborhood,” Seth Shapiro, chief operating officer for The Goldenberg Group, says that they’ve “curated exceptional amenities to enhance the convenience and enjoyment of everyday life for residents.” Some of those amenities include indoor and outdoor fitness centers, an elevated private dog park and an outdoor terrace overlooking Walnut Street. Th is project marks the first partnership for The Goldberg Group, Hines and ASB Real Estate Investments. 1213 Walnut St., 1213walnut.com
The Name Game
With the city’s best shops and restaurants only minutes away, the exclusive boutique apartment building, The Ali s on, is located right in the center of Rittenhouse Square. Complete with luxury stainless-steel kitchen appliances like Sub-zero and Wolf and Miel, these residences top off at $19,500 a month and range from 515 to 5,900 square feet. According to real estate developer Allan Domb, each of the 19 homes available boasts a unique design by Joanne Hudson and “features custom kitchens and bathrooms appointed in floor-to-ceiling marble,” making this condominium building an immediate standout. Another perk? Residents can enjoy the amenities at 10 Rittenhouse around the corner. 1805 Walnut St., thealison.com
Heart of the City
High-end apartment high-rise 3737 Chestnut is one more reason to make the move to rapidly changing University City. Completed in 2015 by Radnor Property Group LLC of Radnor, then sold to Korman and the Carlyle Group in July, the address continues to capture Philly’s attention (and not just for the views). Geared to the young professional set, this 25-story tower has it all: an upscale fitness center, cyber cafe, garden terrace and a rooftop sunbathing deck. 3737’s prime location provides its residents with easy access to public transportation and nearby stores and restaurants. Developer Dave Yeager says, “With the remarkable growth of the area, Radnor Property Group was excited to bring a new caliber of luxury housing to University City with 3737 Chestnut.” One- and two-bedroom units are available with full walk-in closets, hardwood flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows and parking spaces located underground. Apartments range from 545 to 1,000 square feet and start at $1,865 per month. 3737 Chestnut St., korman3737.com