421 Chestnut Street, Unit 401

  • $2,199,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 3,068 sq.ft.

About this listing

Welcome to this unique and magnificent residence in Philadelphia’s historic Bank Building. Unit 401 was designed by renowned John Milner Architects, and the kitchen was designed by Joanne Hudson. Outstanding faux marbling, gold leafing, decorative painting and Venetian plaster throughout the residence was executed by decorative artist Hugh Luck. The impressive 40 foot entrance hall was inspired by the main hall of San Giovanni Laterano in Rome, Italy, using white carrara and bardiglio marble. The coffered ceiling was executed by Thayer Smith III, and each solid wood door in the residence was designed by Mike Decarlo Custom Cabinetry with door hardware supplied by P.E. Guerin. This unit is one of 17 boutique apartments in a doorman building and all residents have access to lovely amenities at the next-door Philadelphia Renaissance Hotel, including a beautiful pool, fitness center. ONE-CAR GARAGE PARKING is available for lease in the nearby Bourse parking garage, with valet services provided by the hotel as an additional amenity. Residents also enjoy discounted room rates and restaurant discounts at the Renaissance Hotel.

Unit 401 is south-facing and boasts five enormous sun-filled windows, all of which have beautiful views of the iconic Second National Bank building and points beyond. The enormous neoclassical entrance hall divides this residence in half with the great room, kitchen, powder room and laundry room on one side, and three bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the other side. The oak hardwood floors in this residence include the great room’s Palace of Versailles pattern. High end kitchen appliances include a 36″ wide Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, a 36″ wide Wolf dual-fuel range oven/stove, Bosch dishwasher. The laundry room includes a Miele washer and dryer. The Bank Building is in one of the loveliest sections of historic Old City Philadelphia and offers its residents easy access to superb restaurants, parks, theaters, pubs, all within walking distance.

Property Details

Type Condo
Square Feet 3,068
Beds 3
Baths 2
Half Bath 1
Amenities Indoor pool
Fitness center
Extra features Elevator

January 7th, 2023


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