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Welcome to The Franklin Residences

Welcome to The Franklin Residences Center City Philadelphia Apartments

Live in a historic building with contemporary amenities, centrally located in Washington Square West, offering the best of Philly footsteps from your front door. The Franklin Residences is an iconic high-rise in Philadelphia with a rich history that has been transformed into a luxury apartment community with unparalleled conveniences. Have the best of both worlds – historic charm and modern living in Center City, Philadelphia, apartments today! 

Formerly known as the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, the Franklin Residences transports you to a different time once you step inside. A grand lobby with soaring ceilings, dazzling chandeliers, and golden accents welcomes you home. This timeless design boasts contemporary comforts including a state-of-the-art fitness center and a brand new business lounge with flexible workspaces and private conference and meeting rooms. Our friendly, attentive teaem is at your service, providing concierge service 24 hours a day.

Our luxury apartments in Philadelphia feature one and two-bedroom, spacious layouts. They boast expansive windows, 10-foot ceilings, soundproof walls, large dining areas, washers and dryers, and come in a variety of finishes to fit your needs. Our community is also pet-friendly, and your furry companions will feel right at home with nearby green space and pet-themed resident events like Yappy Hours.

The best of Philadelphia begins at our front door! Theaters, cultural landmarks, and endless sightseeing opportunities in the Historic District, world-class restaurants in Midtown Village, and the green spaces of Washington Square are only minutes away.

Contact us for more details or schedule a tour today!

LIFESTYLE

FLEX WORK SPACE
24/7 FITNESS CENTER
ONSITE RESTAURANT

LIVE BETTER. Experience ultimate convenience with spacious Center City apartments, exceptional service from a dedicated resident service team, and on-demand amenities, all footsteps from Philly's finest restaurants, shops, and entertainment.

WORK BETTER. Get down to business where you're productive with comfortable flex workspaces and high-speed WiFi.

FIT BETTER. Wellness when you want it with a complimentary, 24/7, state-of-the-art resident fitness center and Pure Barre location right on site.

PLAY BETTER. Be part of a friendly, active community with resident social events, flex lounge space, and access to curated charity opportunities and partners featuring resident perks.

PHILADELPHIA APARTMENTS

ICONIC APARTMENT LIVING IN CENTER CITY

Our one-of-a-kind, historic property in Center City offers an unparalleled living experience with spacious floor plans, friendly service, and on-demand amenities.

FACEBOOK RECOMMENDATION

"EVERYONE AT THE FRANKLIN IS LIKE MY FAMILY. ALWAYS HAPPY, FRIENDLY, AND VERY ACCOMMODATING."
Center City Philadelphia Apartments

The Franklin has an apartment to fit every renter's needs. Check out our available apartments with detailed information on square-footage, fixtures, and finishes.

NEIGHBORHOOD

PHILLY FOOTSTEPS FROM YOUR FRONT DOOR

Nestled in Washington Square West, The Franklin Residences is within walking distance to all of Philadelphia's finest dining, shopping, culture, and entertainment. A short stroll down Chestnut Street ends at historic landmarks like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall and you’re a mere footsteps from theatres, world-class restaurants, and the Philadelphia Fashion District. Plus, the actual building you’re residing in is a piece of history. The Franklin Residence is the former Benjamin Franklin Hotel. Built in 1923 by famous Gilded Age architect, Horace Trumbauer, the hotel is full of grandiose architecture like a historic ballroom.

"The Franklin Residences is truly 5-star. The team is kind, helpful, and prompt in their communication. The building and living spaces are high-quality and centrally located with so many conveniences of the city right at your fingertips."- Google Review

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OFFICE HOURS

Open Now Mon: 9 AMto - 6 PM Detail Office Hours Monday: 9 AM to - 6 PM Tuesday: 9 AM to - 6 PM Wednesday: 9 AM to - 6 PM Thursday: 9 AM to - 6 PM Friday: 9 AM to - 6 PM Saturday: 10 AM to - 5 PM A team member from The Franklin Residences will be available 7 days a week for leasing inquiries. Sunday showings available by scheduled appointment only.
  • Monday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM to - 5 PM
A team member from The Franklin Residences will be available 7 days a week for leasing inquiries. Sunday showings available by scheduled appointment only.