With curves and walls of glass, this isn't your typical Old City building.
Anyone who has visited Franklin Square Park in Old City has seen the distinctive, curved Metro Club condominium building. Up close, its park-like grounds feature sculpture, a heated pool and lawn. The nine-story building has 130 residential units. Step inside its reception area, where marble walls, terrazzo floors and bronze wall sculpture create an elegant atmosphere.
Units have walls of windows and some have city skyline views while others look toward Old City. Kitchens are updated with neutral cabinetry and granite countertops. Most units have wood floors in the main living space. Select Metro Club units have balconies. Penthouse units have decks and incredible skyline views. Some units come with deeded parking.
Old City is the sort of place where you might expect Benjamin Franklin to stroll past on his way to pay a visit to Betsy Ross at her home at 239 Arch Street. After all, the neighborhood is home to Independence National Historical Park and the many buildings where our Founding Fathers hammered out and debated the principles that guided the founding of the United States of America. Many cobblestone streets still exist....