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This enormous 1900 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom penthouse unit is truly one of a kind. Featuring a completely open layout, this corner unit offers amazing space with skyline views from virtually every window/vantage point, not to mention spectacular amounts of natural light. The unit has been substantially renovated with Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, granite kitchen, recessed lighting, large built in closets, walk in closets, washer & dryer in unit, among several other features. In addition, this one of a kind unit has 900 square feet of private outdoor space, divided into two massive terraces. On top of all of that, the building features a doorman, gym, access to Starbucks inside the building, and is steps from Jefferson, Willis Eye hospital,

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Welcome home to 250 S. 17th Street, Rittenhouse Square's preeminent prewar building. This doorman, elevator building is just steps from Rittenhouse Square. Only two units per floor, so no need to worry about noisy neighbors. Unit #301 is completely renovated and has been meticulously maintained during current ownership. It has extraordinary space throughout including a foyer entrance, which has beautiful built-in shelving and a large storage closet, creating a great natural flow to the living area. The large living and separate dining rooms are both full of natural light and perfect for entertaining! Great ceiling height in every room and tons of windows! Gorgeous original hardwood floors and original detailing and molding throughout the unit.

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ONE-OF-A-KIND, FIRST TIME OFFERED developer owned unit at Philadelphia's most prominent, luxurious building, The Ritz Carlton! There is no other unit with the same floor plan in the entire building. This combined unit, situated on the northwest corner of the building, consists of 2,542 square feet with two bedrooms, den with laundry area and sink, and 3.5 baths.

Don't miss the breathtaking views of Dilworth Plaza and City Hall right from your living room. Open floor plan includes living room with gas fireplace and dining room just off kitchen. Designer kitchen includes wine refrigerator, Viking gas range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Dornbracht fixtures, Italian sandstone countertops, Franke stainless steel undermount sink and glass

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high-rises fireworks

Written by Brian Enright

Millions of Americans love watching fireworks on the 4th and New Years Eve.  In fact we like them so much that we pile in the car, sit in the heat for hours to get a good spot and then suffer the traffic to get back home.  What if you could just step out onto your terrace for the best view?  Then when it's over and everyone else has to schlep back to their car you just step inside for another glass of wine.  If that sounds like a good way to enjoy the show then take a look at the list below.  We asked each Highrises.com partner agent and high-rise specialist which buildings have the best fireworks views.   Consider a condo in these buildings if you like to entertain on holidays.  OR find a friend who lives in one of them...

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Are you thinking about putting your condo on one of the many vacation rental sites like AirBNB but not certain if your HOA allows it?  Here are some steps to help you navigate the process of renting out your condo for a short term vacation rental and avoiding personal liability.Airbnb Logo

CITY RESTRICTIONS

The first step is to look at the laws that your city has regarding short term rentals.  Many cities have restrictions on short term rentals (typically less than 30 days) that if not followed can lead you to penalties and fines.  You can easily check to see what your regulations are by doing a Google search with your city name and the key words “short-term rental regulation”.  There have been hotel and zoning laws enacted by your city far before the AirBNB

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The USUThis is one of our new favorite things!  The USU was created for urban dwellers, and is especially useful for high-rise residents as it provides much-needed storage space right in your parking space.  USU launched in Austin, TX, where they have hundreds of units in buildings throughout the city.  Because of the demand USU has expanded and can now ship and set up their storage units throughout the United States.  If you could use about 60 cubic feet of extra storage give them a call at 512-981-5735 or visit the USU website.  They even provide "white glove" delivery and set up right in your parking space.  Click here to see their brochure.

 

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