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The City of Brotherly Love is an incredible place to live in Pennsylvania. Philly is said to be a city of neighborhoods, and we are here to tell you, it’s true. Among its many remarkable communities, you’ll find places like Manayunk, Avenue of the Arts, Bella Vista, Queen Village, Fitler Square, Fishtown, and Old City. Old City is located in Center City, Philadelphia’s downtown core. Old City is one of the city’s most well-known historical and cultural areas, conveniently located next to Independence Mall, the site where liberty was declared by our Founding Fathers. 

Today, Old City boasts an abundance of eighteenth-century charm, quaint cobblestone streets, an edgy art scene, and numerous locally-owned businesses. Because of its proximity to Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Penn’s Landing, and the Liberty Bell, it is a popular destination for visitors. Further contributing to its appeal are its vibrant nightlife, eclectic theaters, mouth-watering restaurants, and hip boutique shops. Moreover, every month on the First Friday, the streets are filled with art lovers exploring the many galleries.

Located in Philly’s Historic District, Old City is bounded by the Delaware River, 7th Street, Walnut Street, and Vine Street. Homes for sale in Old City include a wide variety of semi-detached, attached, and detached properties. Similarly, Old City real estate includes homes of many floor plans, architectural styles, ages, and sizes. For specific details about available properties in Old City, please connect with us today, and we will gladly help you with your Old City home search in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Newest Old City Homes and Condos for Sale

$995,000
2 Beds 2 Baths
Introducing: The Ben! This upscale boutique residential building is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood and was inspired by the history and charm of the surrounding core. Juliet balconies, roof decks, Designated-Secured-covered and fully insured parking, a private contemporary gym with custom-branded weights, and climate-controlled storage are just a few items that put the Ben residences in a class of their own. Penthouse units and various floor plans are available. The private elevator opens directly into your home. The main living area is perfect for entertaining with an incredible designer kitchen and a private terrace off of the dining area. The massive windows across this corner building will allow immense lighting throughout. The kitchen features WOLF and Subzero appliances, and beautiful European Porcelanosa cabinetry providing an abundance of storage. The three large bedrooms and designer porcelain tile bathrooms boast luxury. The primary bedroom is washed with natural light through the massive wall of windows. The built-in closet system and luxurious primary bathroom with a steam shower finish the space. There are no upgrades necessary in this home as this is an all-in home! Every residential unit at The Ben is designed with “Luxury Living” in mind. From the uniquely curated views of the Delaware Waterfront and Center City, Amazon package locker, and glamorous lobby to the top-of-the-line finishes throughout, every detail was carefully selected to create a lifestyle as unique as The Ben’s location. Taxes and square footage are the responsibility of the buyer to have verified. Condo fees are TBD.

160 N 2nd St Unit #201, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of KW Empower. Contact: vicki@kwempower.com

$319,900
1 Beds 1 Baths
This recently Updated 1 bed, 1 bath Old City condo exudes loads of charm and character! Centrally located in the Historic Winnie Building, built in the 1880s along Warehouse Row in Old City, nothing beats this setting with its proximity to the river, the buzz of Front & Market Streets, and the quaint cobblestone streets near the chic and trendy shops and restaurants in Center City's cultural hub. This home features a unique floor plan and stunning finishes that include original exposed brick, hardwood floors with six-inch baseboards, solid wood doors, insulated wood windows, newly updated electrical and lighting throughout, and high ceilings. The beautiful bathroom features tiles, upgraded fixtures, and a new lighted mirror. The cozy kitchen is fitted with granite countertops, subway wall tiles, and top-of-the-line (all newer) stainless steel appliances: Bosch microwave, five-burner gas range, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Other qualities unique to the Winnie Building are Verizon Fiber-Optic access in each unit and a landscaped community courtyard. The well-lit basement has a designated space for extra storage. The elegant lobby is protected with security cameras for extra safety, and the building is professionally managed. Your new home is perfectly situated close to public transit and just steps away from I-95 for easy commutes. You will be just steps away from bars, eateries, and historical places of interest. This condo conveniently boasts 745 sq ft of open, lit living space with exposed brick and hardwood flooring throughout. The building/condo unit has a freshly painted lobby, storage space in the basement, and monthly parking available a block away. This top-conditioned unit provides convenient city living with a spacious open-concept floor plan. The Association recently replaced the Roof. The epitome of move-in ready, the brick walls, 9ft+ ceilings, and exposed beams in this charming 1 bedroom are any city dweller's dream. Where old city charm and character meet updated and modern, the unit boasts hardwood floors throughout with plenty of natural light. The open floor plan and the convenience of In-Unit Laundry (Washer/Dryer included and only 18 months old) adding to the appeal. Extra storage space is available in the basement. Located near great restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops, gyms, historical places of interest and galleries, and close to public transit, the bridge, and highways, you can't beat the location. Did we mention the Liberty Bell?

38 N Front St Unit #3B, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Blue Bell. Contact: (215) 646-2900

$779,000
3 Beds 2 Baths
Welcome to the historic Station House condo in the heart of Old City! Within this secure, gated community, enjoy the feel of a townhome with the low maintenance perks of a condo. Enter the tiled entranceway to the main living/dining area, featuring hardwood floors, a soaring ceiling, with six 8’ windows. The corner kitchen benefits from the natural light of two exposures and offers a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, stone counters, light wood cabinetry and a ceiling mounted pot hanger. The lower level is a multipurpose carpeted space, with high ceilings, several windows and a separate entrance, and includes a full bath with shower, linen closet and full laundry room. The upper floor has two bedrooms, with 10’ ceilings and a large full bath with dual vanities, granite counters, a whirlpool tub and large walk-in shower. The spacious primary bedroom boasts a private balcony, dual closets, and three oversized, double soundproofed windows offering great sunlight. There is also a large communal deck for leisure and dining. From this ideal location, you are perfectly situated to enjoy the proximity of the historical sites, great restaurants and shopping. Neighborhood favorites include Old City Coffee, Café Tolia, Mulberry Market, Tomo and Cherry Street Pier. *Seller is offering one year prepaid parking in the covered lot within the community gates.

323 Race St Unit #T4, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC. Contact: (267) 435-8015

$2,650,000
4 Beds 3 Baths
Introducing: The Ben! This upscale boutique residential building is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood and was inspired by the history and charm of the surrounding core. Juliet balconies, roof decks, Designated-Secured-covered and fully insured parking, a private contemporary gym with custom-branded weights, and a private sauna are just a few items that put the Ben residences in a class of their own. Penthouse units and various floor plans are available. Residence 501 is an incredible bi-level home featuring 2,550 sq ft of unparalleled luxury living. The private elevator opens directly into your home. The first level is perfect for entertaining with an incredible designer kitchen and a private terrace off of the dining area. The massive windows across this corner building will allow immense lighting throughout. The kitchen features WOLF and Subzero appliances, and beautiful European Porcelanosa cabinetry providing an abundance of storage. The bedroom level has three large bedrooms and designer porcelain tile bathrooms. The primary bedroom is washed with natural light through the massive wall of windows. The built-in closet system and luxurious primary bathroom with a steam shower finish the space. There are no upgrades necessary in this home as this is an all-in home! Every residential unit at The Ben is designed with “Luxury Living” in mind. From the uniquely curated views of the Delaware Waterfront and Center City, Amazon package locker, and glamorous lobby to the top-of-the-line finishes throughout, every detail was carefully selected to create a lifestyle as unique as The Ben’s location. Taxes and square footage are the responsibility of the buyer to have verified. Condo fees are TBD.

160 N 2nd St Unit #501, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of KW Empower. Contact: vicki@kwempower.com

$1,800,000
Welcome to 149 N 3rd St, located in the CMX 3 zone in the Old City neighborhood. Built around 1761, it is a unique mixed-use building featured on historical maps printed by the American Philosophical Society. Now offering a beautiful newly renovated kitchen (2023)! With a prime location, this historic building is conveniently located just steps away from Interstate 95, Interstate 676, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to New Jersey. The upper unit is accessible through a red door and a nice glass double door. It has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a beautiful large kitchen, spacious living room (2 of them), dining room, exposed beams, colonial style, and 6 fireplaces. As you enter the spacious main room through the beautiful glass doors, you must find yourself very relaxed. Historic sites, boutiques, fine furniture stores, bookstores, cafes, and restaurants are nearby. Elfreth Alley, Independence Hall, Franklin Square, Penn's Landing, Cherry and Lace Street Pier, Convention Center, and Chinatown are also within walking distance, to name a few. It's such a unique and beautiful place! You can live in this unit and collect rent from the boutique on the ground floor, or you can collect rent from both the boutique and the residential unit. All HVAC systems are about 2 years old. The roof is approx. 5 years old. The first floor retail has newer stairs, 4 years old. The basement was finished in 2024. Newly renovated beautiful kitchen! It's a MUST-SEE! The first-floor retail space (bridal boutique) is approximately 1,500 square feet with hardwood floors, exposed brick, private outdoor space, natural light, and storage space, and has high foot traffic in the area. A small courtyard is accessed from the ground floor and is privately accessible from the street, ensuring privacy. There is also a finished basement with additional storage and fitting space. This location is the true center of Olde City where all of these buildings on the 3rd St. are historic. It is very lively with many museums, parks, and shopping options, all within walking distance!

149 N 3rd St, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of Realty Mark Associates. Contact: 2153764444

$2,200,000
3 Beds 3 Baths
Introducing: The Ben! This upscale boutique residential building is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood and was inspired by the history and charm of the surrounding core. Juliet balconies, roof decks, Designated, Secured, covered and fully insured parking, a private contemporary gym with custom-branded weights, and a private sauna are just a few items that put the Ben residences in a class of their own. Penthouse units and various floor plans are available. Residence #301 is an incredible bi-level home featuring 2,200 sq ft of unparalleled luxury living. The private elevator opens directly into your home. The first level is perfect for entertaining with an incredible designer kitchen and a private terrace off of the dining area. The massive windows across this corner building will allow immense lighting throughout. The kitchen features WOLF and Subzero appliances, and beautiful European Porcelanosa cabinetry providing an abundance of storage. The bedroom level has three large bedrooms and designer porcelain tile bathrooms. The primary bedroom is washed with natural light through the massive wall of windows. The built-in closet system and luxurious primary bathroom with a steam shower finish the space. There are no upgrades necessary in this home as this is an all-in home! Every residential unit at The Ben is designed with “Luxury Living” in mind. From the uniquely curated views of the Delaware Waterfront and Center City, Amazon package locker, and glamorous lobby to the top-of-the-line finishes throughout, every detail was carefully selected to create a lifestyle as unique as The Ben’s location. Residence 3 comes with two parking spots - please inquire for more information. Taxes and square footage are the responsibility of the buyer to have verified. Condo fees are TBD.

160 N 2nd St Unit #301, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of KW Empower. Contact: vicki@kwempower.com

$1,250,000
3 Beds 4 Baths
Step into the elegance of 240C Race Street, where luxury meets convenience. This townhome boasts over 2300 square feet of space, featuring 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms. Pull into the attached garage and enter the first-floor hallway, where a versatile office/den awaits, complete with its own ensuite bathroom. Ascend the floating staircase to the bright second floor with walls of windows, adorned with a stunning SieMatic kitchen equipped with a Bertazzoni range, an extended granite breakfast counter, abundant storage, wine refrigerator, and built-in microwave/convection oven. Step outside to the inviting outdoor space, perfect for dining al fresco and effortless grilling. The kitchen seamlessly flows into the dining area and living space, enhanced by a convenient half bath. On the next floor, discover two bedrooms featuring expansive windows and custom closets, along with a well-appointed bathroom boasting double sinks. Ascend further to find a bright hallway leading to the primary bedroom, complete with access to a private en-suite balcony. Indulge in the lavish bathroom featuring a spacious glass stall shower with double shower heads and a separate toilet. The primary bedroom also offers a generous walk-in closet and a cozy sitting area. Should you require additional parking, a space at the nearby Parkominium is available for purchase for $17,000. Situated in the heart of Old City, this home is surrounded by restaurants, theaters, galleries, and a short walk to the Race Street Pier. Commuters will appreciate its proximity to the Ben Franklin Bridge and being just a block away from I95. Don't miss the opportunity to experience this smart and chic home, complete with two more years of abated taxes.

240 Race St Unit #C, Philadelphia

Listing courtesy of KW Empower. Contact: vicki@kwempower.com

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