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1900 Rittenhouse Square , Penthouse

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
  • $2,000,000
  • STATUS: Closed
  • ON SITE: 420 Days
  • ID#: PAPH2237142
Sold - 03/19/2024
$2,000,000
SOLD - 03/19/2024
  • 3
    BEDS
  • N/A
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,390
    SQFT
  • $0
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Condo
Built:
1928
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Introducing The Crown of Rittenhouse Square, an iconic Philadelphia penthouse where regal parapet-walled terraces deliver unimpeded views over the park and city. Available for the first time in nearly three decades, this phenomenal residence offers the opportunity to create a breathtaking home with exclusive roof rights, securing your place among the storied Rittenhouse Square skyline.Perched atop 1900 Rittenhouse Square, this spectacular penthouse occupies the entire 19th floor with full panoramic views of the city. Seven sets of French doors open to the crown-like 1,200-square-foot terrace where postcard views unfold in every direction. Gaze over the prized Square below, the skyline ahead and enjoy unobstructed outlooks stretching across all of South Philadelphia. Wake up with the sun and bask in gleaming sunset vistas that skim over University City. Inside the majestic 3,500-square-foot home, discover gorgeous marble and herringbone hardwood flooring, soaring 11.5-foot-tall ceilings, 8-foot doors, grand openings, and an array of exceptional millwork and plaster details. Two key-locked elevators usher guests to the private entry gallery, where a barrel vaulted hallway separates elegant entertaining spaces from extravagant bedroom suites. Along the entire northern exposure, three masterful entertaining areas +GG a great room, dining room and kitchen+GG open directly to the 60-foot-wide terrace creating an ideal seamless flow for lavish gatherings alongside park and skyline vistas. The work-of-art great room impresses with rich hand-hewn quartered oak paneling, leaded glass and a massive 17th century limestone wood-burning fireplace, all imported from castles in England and the British Isles and expertly reassembled within the home in 1928. A pair of French doors open the space to the terrace, while the vaulted plaster ceiling dazzles with ornate floral scrollwork. The adjacent oval dining room is reminiscent of the building+GGs iconic Adam-style oval lobby 19 floors below. Reeded wainscoting and a ceiling medallion add a distinctive touch, while rounded bay windows and French doors frame unmatched Rittenhouse views. Ahead, the existing breakfast room and kitchen invite you to create the contemporary chef+GGs paradise of your dreams, wrapped in terrace access and jaw-dropping sunsets. A convenient powder room and bar area complete the extraordinary entertaining wing. The home+GGs luxurious accommodations include three well-appointed bedroom suites, each with a private bathroom. The palatial owners retreat occupies the entire southern expanse of the residence with a large bedchamber featuring a gas fireplace and a spacious sitting room, each providing direct access to the sunny south-facing terrace. In between, a six-piece marble bathroom embraces wide-open outlooks, while multiple closets provide exceptional wardrobe storage. Two well-appointed guest suites enjoy eastern exposures, and one is perfect as a parlor or library. With exclusive roof rights, the entire top of the building is yours to imagine. Perfect your green thumb within the existing greenhouse frame or repurpose the space as a gym, lounge or whatever you desire on this wide-open wonderland.In 1928, the CEO of AT&T designed this entire penthouse as a new addition to the original 18-story building. Designed by the New York City firm of Sugarman, Hess & Berger and built on the original site of the Wanamaker Mansion, 1900 Rittenhouse Square is a much-admired Regency Revival masterpiece with a commanding position on the southwest corner of the park. Today, residents of this pet friendly landmark enjoy 24-hour doorman service. From this outstanding Rittenhouse location, you+GGre surrounded by the centerpiece park and renowned local dining. Lead this truly one-of-a-kind Philadelphia penthouse into its next era of greatness by creating your unique dream residence in the crowning glory of Rittenhouse Square.

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1900 Rittenhouse Square , Penthouse PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

  • Price: $2,200,000
  • Status: Closed
  • On Site: 420 Days
  • Updated: 196 min ago
  • ID#: PAPH2237142
3
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
N/A
Acres
3,390
SQFT
$0
$/SQFT
1928
Built
Neighborhood:
Rittenhouse Square
County:
Philadelphia
Area:
19103 (19103)
School District:
The School District Of Philadelphia
Property Description
Introducing The Crown of Rittenhouse Square, an iconic Philadelphia penthouse where regal parapet-walled terraces deliver unimpeded views over the park and city. Available for the first time in nearly three decades, this phenomenal residence offers the opportunity to create a breathtaking home with exclusive roof rights, securing your place among the storied Rittenhouse Square skyline.Perched atop 1900 Rittenhouse Square, this spectacular penthouse occupies the entire 19th floor with full panoramic views of the city. Seven sets of French doors open to the crown-like 1,200-square-foot terrace where postcard views unfold in every direction. Gaze over the prized Square below, the skyline ahead and enjoy unobstructed outlooks stretching across all of South Philadelphia. Wake up with the sun and bask in gleaming sunset vistas that skim over University City. Inside the majestic 3,500-square-foot home, discover gorgeous marble and herringbone hardwood flooring, soaring 11.5-foot-tall ceilings, 8-foot doors, grand openings, and an array of exceptional millwork and plaster details. Two key-locked elevators usher guests to the private entry gallery, where a barrel vaulted hallway separates elegant entertaining spaces from extravagant bedroom suites. Along the entire northern exposure, three masterful entertaining areas +GG a great room, dining room and kitchen+GG open directly to the 60-foot-wide terrace creating an ideal seamless flow for lavish gatherings alongside park and skyline vistas. The work-of-art great room impresses with rich hand-hewn quartered oak paneling, leaded glass and a massive 17th century limestone wood-burning fireplace, all imported from castles in England and the British Isles and expertly reassembled within the home in 1928. A pair of French doors open the space to the terrace, while the vaulted plaster ceiling dazzles with ornate floral scrollwork. The adjacent oval dining room is reminiscent of the building+GGs iconic Adam-style oval lobby 19 floors below. Reeded wainscoting and a ceiling medallion add a distinctive touch, while rounded bay windows and French doors frame unmatched Rittenhouse views. Ahead, the existing breakfast room and kitchen invite you to create the contemporary chef+GGs paradise of your dreams, wrapped in terrace access and jaw-dropping sunsets. A convenient powder room and bar area complete the extraordinary entertaining wing. The home+GGs luxurious accommodations include three well-appointed bedroom suites, each with a private bathroom. The palatial owners retreat occupies the entire southern expanse of the residence with a large bedchamber featuring a gas fireplace and a spacious sitting room, each providing direct access to the sunny south-facing terrace. In between, a six-piece marble bathroom embraces wide-open outlooks, while multiple closets provide exceptional wardrobe storage. Two well-appointed guest suites enjoy eastern exposures, and one is perfect as a parlor or library. With exclusive roof rights, the entire top of the building is yours to imagine. Perfect your green thumb within the existing greenhouse frame or repurpose the space as a gym, lounge or whatever you desire on this wide-open wonderland.In 1928, the CEO of AT&T designed this entire penthouse as a new addition to the original 18-story building. Designed by the New York City firm of Sugarman, Hess & Berger and built on the original site of the Wanamaker Mansion, 1900 Rittenhouse Square is a much-admired Regency Revival masterpiece with a commanding position on the southwest corner of the park. Today, residents of this pet friendly landmark enjoy 24-hour doorman service. From this outstanding Rittenhouse location, you+GGre surrounded by the centerpiece park and renowned local dining. Lead this truly one-of-a-kind Philadelphia penthouse into its next era of greatness by creating your unique dream residence in the crowning glory of Rittenhouse Square.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Other Construction Materials Masonry Garage YN No Other Structures Greenhouse Parking Types None Patio And Porch Features Patio(s)Wrap AroundTerraceRoofDeck(s) Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Unit Building Type Hi-Rise 9+ Floors View CityPanoramic Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 3390 Basement YN No Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Exclusions Light Fixtureshall mirror Fireplace Features WoodGas/Propane Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 2 Flooring Hardwood Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Breakfast AreaBuilt-InsButlers PantryBarCombination Dining/LivingCombination Kitchen/DiningCrown MoldingsDining AreaRecessed LightingWainscottingWalk-in Closet(s)Wood Floors Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 1 Main Level Bedrooms 3 Pets Allowed Dogs OKCats OK Security Features 24 hour security Spa YN No

Property Features

Accessibility Features Elevator Assessment Year 2023 Association Amenities Security Association Fee 3569.60 Association Fee Frequency Monthly Association Fee Includes Common Area MaintenanceManagementSewerTrashWater Association Name 1900 RITTENHOUSE Association YN Yes Buyer Financing Conventional Central Air YN Yes Close Sale Terms Standard Sale Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Other Entry Level 19 Heating Fuel Other Historic YN Yes Hot Water Other Lease Considered YN No Municipality PHILADELPHIA Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 802350610748 Other Fees 100.00 Other Fees Frequency One Time Ownership Interest Condominium Pets Allowed YN Yes Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Septic Structure Design Type Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment Tax Annual Amount 29197.00 Tax Assessment Amount 2085800.00 Tax Lot 824 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Green HouseStorm Zoning RM4

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or The Pierre Group | United Real Estate. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-07-17T23:51:03.14.
 
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