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January 04, 2022

The View at Old City’s luxury apartments offer the largest floorplans in the neighborhood

Residents enjoy world-class amenities, well-lit streetscapes, impressive restaurants, galleries, and the many parks surrounding the Old City district

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Old City is a world-class walking Philadelphia neighborhood intent on connecting people, generating community, and enhancing its famous historic and creative character. Situated in the heart of this renowned arts district, is The View at Old City. Home to over 300 residents, The View at Old City, delights them with, among other amenities, under-ground parking, an in-house Theater, swimming pool, Cyber Café, Concierge Service, an indoor pet wash, and the largest fenced-in Paw Park of any residential community in Old City.

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Inside one of The View at Old City's luxury apartments.

The View at Old City presents a convenient and vibrant lifestyle mirroring that of its neighborhood-serving retailers, galleries, restaurants and popular nightlife destinations. Popular to all residents is the Roof Deck complete with greener lounge chairs, umbrellas, and dining tables where those desiring to bring their office outdoors, relax, or host a summer dinner with friends are able to do so amidst the backdrop of a majestic sunset. Beyond the sunset and Roof Deck, tree lined streets provide an easy commute to Philadelphia’s thriving business district, robust cultural centers, and sports venues. Job Itzkowitz, Executive Director for the Old City District, described it best when he said, “Old City is a great destination for retail, art, business and dining. It is a great place for just about anything.” The View at Old City regularly contributes to this amazing community and cultural vibe; recently hosting Perry Milou who paired Philadelphia themed artwork and Revivalist Gin.

Ensconced in the neighborhood known as, “America’s most historic square miles”, those calling The View at Old City home, enjoy well-lit streetscapes, impressive restaurants, galleries, and many parks within and surrounding the Old City district. SafeCam, Philadelphia’s crime prevention and investigative tool, is always “on-duty”.

Unique among its peers, The View at Old City, is intent to please with its multiple one- and two-bedroom floor plans, the largest floor plans of any residential building in Old City, a heated three-season swimming pool, and a Zen Garden.

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The indoor pet wash inside The View at Old City.

Consistent with the neighborhood for which it is named, The View at OldCity regularly contributes to the community by hosting numerous themed wine and cheese tastings, as well as “Sundowner” events on the Roof Top. While creating opportunities that ensure residents meet fellow neighbors, The View at Old City is also deeply committed to preserving Philadelphia’s historic fabric and the amazing attractions and people that make it so special. Susie Dwinell, Director for The View at Old City’s owners, recently commented to a resident, “… it’s a rare and juxtaposed opportunity to live surrounded by evidence of courage, commitment and the establishment of our democratic system, while also providing our residents with luxuries made possible thanks to the heroic actions of our forefathers. Even Benjamin Franklin would be amazed by our Electric Car Charging stations considering his mode of transportation involved four legs, a mane, and hooves.“

Like many of the benefits that come with living at The View at Old City, Electric Car Charging Stations have become a desired “want” vs. “need”, while a Fitness Center complete with Peleton Bikes, a dedicated Yoga Room, and designated bike storage are features and services to be enjoyed by all residents. For those with other needs, The View at Old City provides, reserved on-site parking, outdoor Grill station and Fire Pit, on-site storage, 24-hour package acceptance and retrieval, and on-site Tide Dry Cleaning service boxes. Assuring modern conveniences to the residents is just as important to Ms. Dwinell, as is The View at Old City’s and close proximity to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the Museum of the American Revolution.

Neighborhoods like Old City bustle because they are interesting places where people love to be. Larry Becker Contemporary Art, The Clay Studio, Old City Jewish Center, Biello Martin Studio, Philly Art Collective, and Starbucks (of course) – next door – are the best possible neighbors to have for the residents at The View of Old City. Do yourself a favor, make it a point to attend the next First Friday at Old City and stop by the View at Old City for some wine and cheese and meet one of the local celebrated artists. The experience won’t disappoint and it will leave you wanting to live at the View at Old City. For those skeptics, before you visit, watch this short video highlighting the luxurious living experience provided at the View at Old City. Then visit the property’s website: to schedule a tour or complete a rental application. Or, don’t be shy, and call the property directly at: (844) 876-0312, send us an e-mail or just stop by.