• Price$1,975,000
  • Beds6
  • Baths7
  • Sq. Ft.5,480
  • Acres0.06
  • Built1843

1522 Pine St, Philadelphia

Excellent for Owner Occupied Residential or Business uses ? also for Investment, 1522 PINE STREET reflects the character of the Rittenhouse Square area, the continually successful fashionable urban residential district in Philadelphia's history and notable for the caliber of its architectural features.-----This substantial Italianate Victorian Brownstone 5480+/- Interior SF residential Mansion in Rittenhouse Square originally featured Six Bedroom suites 4.5 baths and was DESIGNED in 1841 by renowned Philadelphia architect, Thomas Ustick Walter, whose notable achievements include Philadelphia City Hall, Girard College Founders Hall, and the Dome of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.------Acquired In 2002 as a vacant shell by the current owners, this grand building was repurposed In 2006 to a first floor and lower level business (currently a law) office plus Four beautifully appointed apartment homes. ------1522 PINE STREET WAS COMPLETELY UPGRADED with all new utility services, a five story sprinkler system and some modified room utilizations while preserving most of the original floor plans, plus the Foyer/Vestibule entrance, the original full 4-story ornate staircase, hardwood floor throughout, 7- original marble mantels, and other hand hewn historically significant features, arches, moldings, and first floor doors from the 1850s Victorian period. ------THE TOP THREE FLOORS WERE REPURPOSED to become 4 fully self-contained condo-quality 1-bdrm flat and 2-bdrm bi-level apartment residences. THE FIRST FLOOR AND LOWER LEVEL was redesigned for business office uses. The first floor GRAND CONFERENCE ROOM retains all the original lavish appointments from the original 1850s formal living room. TWO CAR GATED PARKING opens onto Waverly Street.------The four spacious one & two bedroom RESIDENTIAL SUITES FEATURE stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, microwave oven, and gas range), hard wood floors throughout, 7-12ft ceilings, ceramic tile bathrooms, plus original interior doors, moldings, -6-ornate marble mantels and other Victorian features where restoration was possible. Except for Apt#2F, originally the current owners unit, EACH UNIT IS SEPARATELY METERED for gas and electric utilities, with gas heat, central A/C, in unit laundry equipment and hot water paid by the residents. The water and sewer plus the hallway and public lighting are paid by the building.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #6947087
  • Price$1,975,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms7.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,480
  • Acres0.06
  • Year Built1843
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeRow/Townhous
  • StyleVictorian
  • StatusACTIVE


  • Parking2-CarParking, Private
  • GaragesNoGarage
  • PoolNoPool


  • ExteriorBrick, Stone
  • Exterior FeaturesSidewalks, StreetLights, ExteriorLght
  • RoofFlatRoof, PitchedRoof
  • FoundationStoneFound

Additional Information

  • ZoningRM1

Community Information

  • Address1522 Pine St
  • Area19102
  • SubdivisionRittenhouse Square
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • CountyPhiladelphia
  • StatePA
  • Zip Code19102


  • Interior FeaturesSecuritySys, 9Ft+Ceiling, CableTVWired, SprinklerSys, Intercom
  • HeatingGas, Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces3
  • FireplacesMarbleFirePl,NonFunctionF,DinRoomFireP

School Information

  • DistrictPhiladelphia

Listing Details

  • Listing Office:Realty World Properties Inc
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Listing information last updated on July 22nd, 2017 at 8:31am EDT.