Welcome to the Hopkinson House, a 33-story, modernist high-rise condominium building nestled in the heart of Society Hill overlooking Washington Square. Designed by the German-born architect and sculptor Oskar Stonorov who was influenced by the Bauhaus school of design and was a disciple of both Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, Hopkinson House is an impressive structure. Completed in 1963, Hopkinson House was awarded the Silver Medal Award by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The building~s exterior distinctiveness comes from the careful placement of balconies, creating an eye-catching staircase pattern. The outer lobby is paved with Italianate terrazzo with white marble columns. Inside, marble and bronze frame the elevator banks complimented by bas-reliefs that represent the Four Seasons. The lobby houses a 24 hour concierge and features the beautiful, ~Philadelphia Panorama~, a mural by American painter Lucius Crowell. Residents of Hopkinson House enjoy a roof deck and seasonal rooftop pool with breathtaking panoramic city views, a bike room, library, solarium and direct-access to underground valet parking (for an additional fee). On the 15th floor, find unit 1512, a large 1,063 square foot one bedroom, one bath, north-facing floor plan. The unit boasts parquet flooring throughout, plenty of closets and an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, glass tile backsplash and beach Shaker cabinets. A balcony accessed from both the bedroom and the living room offer coveted sweeping views of the famed 6.4 acre Washington Square. A full service building, the condo fees at Hopkinson House cover 24 hour doorman, security, gas, electric and basic cable. Achieve an ideal balance between a leafy retreat and the vibrancy of city living in a building rich in history: make Hopkinson House your home. *Garage parking is available for $175/month.
Listing courtesy of Compass Pennsylvania, LLC.
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