Presidential City

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A Landmark Reimagined

Presidential City, one of Philadelphia’s most prestigious 20th century landmarks, epitomizes the vision of crafting a world-class living experience. Creatively reimagined to accommodate the lifestyles of urban-paced commuters and community-minded residents, the high-rise complex invites an identity of cosmopolitan sophistication and stately elegance.




Presidential City, Philadelphia’s first skyrise community, was constructed in 1950 by John McShain, world-renowned builder of the Pentagon and Jefferson Memorial, and stands as a landmark to the height of the city’s 20th Century boom. With panoramic views of downtown and Fairmont Park, each apartment tower carries a unique feel of elegance and artistic curation. Setting a new age standard of intraurban living, Presidential City offers both a neighborhood atmosphere and sleek exclusivity from any vantage with the convenience of Philadelphia as your backyard.


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Presidential City's Washington, Madison, Jefferson, and Adams buildings feature an array of unique character and style. With studio, one, two, and three bedroom options, as well as penthouse and fully furnished short term apartments, each sky-rise is designed with ultramodern quality and contemporary fashion.



Designed with an innovative blend of modernity and five-star classicism, Presidential City’s Washington Building features studio, one, and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include a 24/7 front desk attendant, a world-class lounge area with afternoon tea, VIP arrangements, valet parking, housekeeping and personal service options, and the convenience of full-time Presidential concierge services.



Creatively themed with a sleek urban interior design, Presidential City’s Madison Building offers studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartment options. Amenities include 24/7 front desk attendant services, a barista bar area, and premium coworking spaces.



Presidential City’s Adams Building features a contemporary boutique interior theme, and offers studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartment options. Amenities include 24/7 front desk attendant services, a library, and children’s play center.


The Penthouses at Presidential City

The pinnacle of Presidential City’s residences, the penthouses are the vision of urban sophistication and exclusive opulence. Walled by floor-to-ceiling windows, apartments are bathed in natural light and capture the full panorama of Center City and outer Philadelphia. In addition to the amenities and high-end features of other units, residents receive concierge and valet services, and an array of unique artisanal elements. Luxury chef-style kitchens feature waterfall islands, premium Bosch appliances, dual wall ovens, induction cooktops, and a Euro-inspired chimney hood. Equipped with half bathrooms, residences also include a grand master bathroom that showcases a standalone tub, glass shower doors, and a toilet room. With ultra-sized bedrooms and living areas, dressing rooms, and custom storage the Penthouses epitomize urban grandeur.



Jefferson Corporate Housing offers the convenience of short-term lodging with the craft of five-star residences and resort-like luxuries. Each residence is fully furnished with premium appliances and furniture, and includes Internet and cable services. Additionally, residents have access to first-class amenities including weekly housekeeping, valet and laundry services, and continental breakfast. Along with pool club, fitness center, and recreation area access, the residences deliver home-like perks for short-term stays.


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Designed to embody the portrait of contemporary urban class and stylish custom-fit living spaces, Presidential City’s apartment options are creatively designed to provide residents with both palatial living and comfort. Each apartment features spacious sun-soaked living and dining areas, deluxe-sized closets with customizable storage options, as well as premium appliances and decorative accents.



Each bathroom is ecofriendly and ergonomically designed to create a profile of relaxation and ease.

Set among Italian porcelain tiling and ambient halogen-style overhead lighting, features such as the ultra-deep soaking tub, dual-flush elongated toilets, and ultramodern amenities create a lavish aesthetic. Showers are thermostatically controlled, and feature rain-style heads and spray and body jets. Wash areas include integrated makeup lighting, a hanging Italian-style double vanity, and the unique feature of conveniently placed power outlets. Including the latest Euro-inspired fixtures and finishes, bathrooms are shaped to become an accent to any living space.



Presidential City kitchens are fashioned with spacious layouts and gourmet-inspired themes.

Featuring complementary color and texture options, each space is accented with antimicrobial quartz countertops, wood grained drawer spaces, and high gloss cabinetry. With premium integrated stainless steel appliances and unique features such as a glass tile backsplash and a movable island, prep and cooking areas are crafted to create a highly customizable in-home culinary and dining experience.


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Lined with custom fit high-efficiency tilt-and-turn European windows and stylish roller shades, Presidential City apartments provide residents with a natural, relaxed atmosphere.

Each room features recessed LED overhead lighting, ceiling fans, and eco-efficient carbon-free electric heating and cooling systems to allow maximum comfort customization in each living area. Accented by quartz windowsills, energy star appliances, including a front-load washer and dryer set, and exotic sustainable Sapele hardwood flooring, apartments provide an ecofriendly environment artistically crafted to accommodate residents’ ideal preferences.


Green Features

All facets of Presidential City’s buildings and apartments are eco-efficiently designed and environmentally friendly.

They include new high-efficiency building envelopes and insulation, as well as reflective, thermally insulated roofs. Each apartment features newly-installed windows filled with argon gas and heat-blocking coatings, carbon free heating and cooling systems, 100% energy star appliances, LED lightbulbs throughout, and water-efficient dishwashers, washing machines, and toilets. Additionally, Presidential City utilizes rainwater retention systems, and purchases all electrical energy from wind-powered generators, making it a fully carbon emission–free property. Through these energy-saving renovations, Presidential City saves 50 million pounds of CO2 emissions per year.



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Sora Pool

More than a recreation area, Presidential City’s Sora Pool Club provides residents with a sophisticated Asian-inspired getaway.

Featuring three temperature-controlled pools, waterside cabanas, and a rooftop lounge, the pool club offers residents year-round resort-like access. Including an Olympic-length lap pool, lounge pool, and activity pool, water areas are tuned to match residents’ moods and lifestyles. With massage, personal care, and holistic treatment spa services, a dry sauna, coed steam room, as well as tanning booths, Sora offers both wellness and relaxation.

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  1. Olympic-Sized Lap Pool
  2. Lounge Pool
  3. Play Pool
  4. Hot Tubs
  5. Cabana Beds
  6. Reflecting Pool Lounge
  7. Outdoor Salon
  8. Fire Pit Lounge
  9. Yoga Lawn
  10. Outdoor Showers
  11. Outdoor Kitchen
  12. Dining Terrace
  13. Bocce Courts
  14. Sport Court
  15. Tot Lot
  16. Roof Top Lounge

Spa and Fitness Building

  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Group Fitness and Cycle Studio
  • Weight Training Room
  • Treatment Rooms
  • Steam Room
  • Organic Juice Bar
  • Locker Rooms
  • Dry Saunas
  • Tanning Beds



Designed to promote and serve active lifestyles, Presidential City’s gym and wellness center includes state-of-the-art equipment, a juice bar, and numerous exercise options.

With specialized cardio, weight, boxing, biking, and stretching equipment, the fitness center is tailored to each individual’s needs, and provides residents with free PostFit cardio, Pilates, yoga, cross-fit, and spin classes, as well as the option for private training sessions.



  • Co-Working Space
  • Barista Bar
  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Resident Storage


  • Shared Executive Offices
  • Game Room
  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Resident Storage


  • Library
  • Kids Playroom
  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Resident Storage


  • Salon
  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Resident Storage

Dog Parks

Garage Parking

Sora Pool Club



To complement the fitness center and Sora pool club, Presidential City features inviting activity areas to promote community and provide residents with season-round recreation.

With multiple dog parks and daycare services, full-size basketball courts, and yoga and Zen gardens, the concept of a backyard is reinvented for urban living. Featuring a world-class outdoor kitchen area equipped with Fire Magic grills, refrigerators, and comfortable dining spaces, residents receive a personalized neighborhood for hosting friends and outdoor entertainment.

Location & Neighborhood

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Situated among numerous amenities and a growing commercial industry of financial, communication, law, and digital firms, Presidential City offers a desirable location in a burgeoning cultural and economic district.

Centrally located on City Avenue with direct access to I-76 and Route 1, Presidential City is ideal for commuters. With grocery centers, shopping outlets, and boutique dining, the neighborhood carries a variety of perks tailored to residents’ tastes and needs. Adjacent to scenic Fairmount Park, Presidential City offers additional everyday access to one of the nation’s paramount outdoor reserves.

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Katz’s Deli Kitchen
Saffron Indian Kitchen
The Couch Tomato Bistro
Corner Bakery Café
Pei Wei
Five Guys Burger & Fries
California Pizza Kitchen
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Volo Coffeehouse
Dalessandro’s Steaks
Smileys Café
Manayunk Brewery Company
Hymie's Merion Delicatessen
Al Dar Bistro
Shangri-la Inn
Citron & Rose
Old Eagle Tavern
Lucky’s Last Chance
Deke’s Bar-B-Que
The Goat’s Beard
Boutiques and Shopping
Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center
Saks Fifth Avenue
Salon at Saks Fifth Avenue
King of Prussia Mall
Suburban Square Shopping Center
Lord & Taylor
The Little Apple
Culture, Recreation, and Wellness
Schuylkill River Trail
Bala Golf Course
Philadelphia Zoo
West Fairmount Park
The Mann Center
The Barnes Foundation
Philly Sport & Social
The Grape Room
United Artists Main Street Theatre
Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway)
Route 1 (City Ave)
Bala Station (SEPTA Cynwyd Line Regional Rail)
Bus City Ave & Presidential Blvd
Major Employers & Institutions
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Saint Joseph's University
Entercom Communications
Susquehanna International Group
Main Line Health
Philadelphia Insurance Company
NBC Philadelphia
ABC Philadelphia
LF Driscoll


Post Brothers

Post Brothers Apartments is Philadelphia’s most active vertically integrated ownership, management, and real estate development firm, offering contemporary luxury residences throughout the metropolitan area. With modern loft spaces and high-rise apartments available in scenic Center City, historic Germantown, and Philadelphia’s most desirable neighborhoods, Post Brothers provides affordable, ecofriendly solutions for tenants looking for sophistication, convenience, and the ideal living experience.


Think Green LLC

ThinkGreen Design LLC specializes in multi-unit residential community development and resort-style property and landscape design.

They have extensive experience designing and developing exterior living spaces that complement adjacent architecture and natural surroundings to create areas for people seeking both an atmosphere of relaxation and socializing. Dedicated to the vision of their clients, they continue to execute and deliver award-winning projects on schedule, on budget, and in a lasting style of excellence.



SgRA is a full-service professional architecture firm dedicated to serving clients from property pre-design processes through construction administration.

With expertise in architectural services, building design, zoning and governmental approval processes, complex building code analysis, historical restoration and tax credit applications, interior design, construction documentation, and construction administration, they deliver full-scope excellence to ensure all facets of their projects succeed.


PZS Architects

PZS Architects is an architecture firm that provides planning, programming, and design services to residential, institutional, and commercial clients.

They are committed to delivering the highest quality design and technical expertise, as demonstrated through notable residential projects throughout Philadelphia, such as 10 Rittenhouse Square and The Alison Building, and strive to create elegant, sustainable, and well-crafted architecture that enriches the lives of those who experience their work.


Coscia Moos Architecture

Sergio Coscia and David Moos founded Coscia Moos Architecture in 2010 with the firm belief that architecture can be creatively challenging, sometimes frustrating, but always enjoyable.

Over the past five years, they have worked on a variety of projects ranging from abandoned factories to ultramodern high-rises. With a simple beginning that started with one project spread over a single desk, Coscia Moos Architecture has since expanded the talent, diversity, and expertise of their team to ensure clients’ visions are fulfilled through creative and imaginative problem solving.


Olaya Studio

Olaya Studio is a design firm headquartered in Philadelphia since 2006.

Their geographic and cultural backgrounds, coupled with an intimate knowledge of the region, give a unique perspective for creating urban, architectural, and interior designs that are both unabashedly contemporary and deeply rooted in their context. They provide a full range of design services to commercial, university, and institutional clients in the Mid-Atlantic region, and are as diverse and unique as their wide range of clients and project types.


Creative Soldier

Creative Soldier is an award-winning creative agency and industry leader recognized for creating impactful campaigns that resonate and visionary results that prosper.

We transform the world’s most innovative residential and commercial real estate developments into globally recognized brands. As an agency, we’ve built lasting relationships with our clients, which include Extell, Post Brothers Apartments, The Kushner Companies, RFR, Invesco, Two Trees, The Trump Organization, Property Markets Group, and International Sales Group.

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