Real loft living. Three 8' tall windows up front bring in plenty of light. Ceilings are at least 12' high throughout. Floor is original. Walls are plaster over brick or masonry and also original. The bedroom area has a closet for clothes and the foyer has storage closets. The washer and dryer are also enclosed. A small kitchen sits next to the bathroom about midway through the space. Otherwise it's open. There are no walls. All lighting installed is from Artemide, Italy's premier brand. Stairs in the rear lead up to a sizable, brand new Trex deck. Lots of competent updating as well as careful renovation.The front of the building is impressively trimmed in cast iron and the fire escape is 100% functional and fully maintained. This is a second floor walk up. The common area's are as meticulously designed as the condo's. They retain the building historical character while adding contemporary, industrial style. Short walk to SEPTA; both the El and multiple bus routes. Old City boasts myriad Coffee Shops, Bars, Restaurants, Art Galleries, Clothing Stores, Furniture Showrooms as well as many of the countries most known historical sites. Walk your dog along the four block long ad hoc promenade that runs parallel to 676. It is beautifully and naturally landscaped. If car commuting is your thing, all major highways are accessible within blocks. In 1972 the Old City Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places in 2003.