MLS® ID: PAPH728870
1830 RITTENHOUSE SQUARE 14B
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19103 $1,695,000
Spacious, bright and airy home in one of Center City's most iconic and sought-after buildings: 1830 Rittenhouse Square, No. 14B. With a doorman and full-time facilities manager, it is also the only condo building in the city that still has elevator attendants. This south-facing, high ceiling unit is full of light. With two bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths, it offers an array of amenities, including wooden floors throughout. The roomy entry hall features a large built in closet. Just beyond is a concealed, customized built-in bar, with open shelves for glassware and ample cabinetry for storage. A spacious sunny living room includes a fireplace with a marble surround, carved mantle piece, and dramatic windows. Built-in open shelving is perfect for photos, collections, and displays. In the dining room, light is provided by a large south-facing bay window by day, and an elegant chandelier by night. The large kitchen offers ample hidden storage as well as floor to ceiling glass- fronted cabinets. A spacious center island does double duty as a breakfast/snack bar and a desk. In the master bedroom, amenities include grand windows and space for a seating area. The second bedroom currently doubles as a home office. An English-style library with walls of built in cabinets provides a generous amount of storage space, in addition to display options in the floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The clubby, cozy appeal of this room is enhanced by its gorgeous woodwork. 1830 Rittenhouse Square was the first high rise residential structure in Philadelphia, completed in 1913. Designed by local architect Frederick Webber, it brought Parisian charm to Rittenhouse Square. The Beaux Arts detailing of this landmark building includes its famous cast iron entrance marquee.