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Franklin House

829 Spruce Street

Franklin House is a boutique elevatored apartment building occupying the corner of Spruce and 9th Streets and is centrally located in the Washington Square West neighborhood, one of Philadelphia’s premier submarkets.  The property is situated directly across the street from the nation’s oldest hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, and just down the block from Jefferson Hospital and Wills Eye Hospital. Built in 1925, this 8-story elevatored building houses 49 apartments along with 3 stories of office space, and maintains an impressive brick façade with expansive bay windows, providing a wealth of light into the apartments. Franklin House offers a balanced unit mix of generously sized studios, and one-bedroom apartments.

The building is undergoing a substantial modernization program, encompassing a complete rehab of each apartment, the lobby, corridors, as well as the addition of a fitness center and an expansive roof deck overlooking the Philadelphia skyline. The apartments feature stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, new oak hardwood flooring, newly renovated kitchens and bathrooms, in-unit washer / dryers, and dishwashers.

Franklin House offers residents a premium location with immediate access to world-renown medical institutions and employers, and is within walking distance to some of the Philadelphia’s top restaurants, cafés, and bars.


  • Premier Washington Square West location
  • Steps from Penn Medicine, Jefferson Hospital’s Campus, Wills Eye Hospital
  • Fully elevatored
  • Fitness center
  • Expansive roof deck
  • Hardwood floors
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • In-unit washer/dryer
  • Modern tiled kitchens and bathrooms
  • Bike Storage
  • Controlled access and 24-hour security system



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