Apartments for Rent Near Old City Museums

Looking for apartments for rent near Old City museums? Waterfront I is situated in the perfect location to take advantage of the City of Brotherly Love’s numerous historic museums. Just steps from the water and blocks from Philadelphia’s historic district, our Old City apartments offer a variety of spacious one- and two-bedroom floor plans featuring premium amenities. Enjoy the best of both worlds by living nestled near the water but steeped in the history of the nation’s sixth largest city. Our rental community preserves the beauty and history of the original building in which its located. From original brick, wood, and cast iron to preserved cornices and expansive windows, Waterfront I is a work of history coupled with modern living just minutes from museums that tell Philadelphia’s story.

Old City is home to the museums that millions of tourists seek out each year. From the Liberty Bell to Independence Hall, Philadelphia’s rich history can be explored within just a few blocks – all close to home. One of the newer museums in the city, The Museum of the American Revolution, opened its doors in 2017. This new Old City museum is dedicated to telling the story of the American Revolution, of which Philadelphia played a large part. With a collection of several thousand artifacts, the Museum of the American Revolution invites visitors to explore 32,000 square feet of exhibits and interpretive spaces. Some of the most notable items in the collection are George Washington’s tent, British plan of the Battle of Brandywine, and a 13-star flag.

Our apartments for rent near Old City museums are located in designated historic structure that we’ve tried to preserve in its original glory. The Waterfront I building was once a center of colonial Philadelphia and home to statesmen, bankers, merchants, residences, shops, and warehouses through the years. Living in our Old City apartments means you’re a part of history in one of the most historically significant cities in the country. Our 18th Century building retains its old-world charm while providing an updated space where you can create your own history just steps from where our founding fathers cultivated this great nation.

Contact us today to learn more about our apartments for rent near Old City museums and schedule a tour of Waterfront I.

People observing art within an art museum.

Contact Waterfront I in Old City Philadelphia

Let us introduce you to luxury living at our Old City, Philadelphia apartments along the Delaware River Waterfront. The Old City neighborhood is a fun and upbeat place to explore and call home. Inside each of our pet-friendly apartments you’ll find contemporary amenities like open floor plans, ample closet space, and wood flooring. At Waterfront I we believe in building a strong sense of community among our residents and within our city. 

Ask our leasing agents about the many community features, amenities, and incentives available, including a complimentary membership to MetroFit fitness center and our preferred employer program, offering reduced security deposits and waived application fees for employees of recognized companies. 

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33 S. Letitia Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Leasing Office Phone:

(215) 351-1535


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