Presidential City includes four, 12-story buildings. The buildings were completely re-skinned on the outside and are getting a luxurious overhaul within. The complex will boast an outdoor pool club and amenity space–free for residents–that CEO and co-founder Michael Pestronk told us will be “really world class.” It all comes together in a tasteful rebirth of a 1950’s-era development by an iconic Philadelphia builder, John McShain.
Each building is named after a president, and the Washington was unveiled last week with much fanfare. Post Brothers threw a big bash at the finished building and toured people through some of the upscale apartments, about half of which are already leased. Pestronk said that most of the units are built with the younger renter (ie: millennial) in mind (compact units), though the complex features larger "established adult sized apartments," such as an 1,800sf pad with two bedrooms.
The Sora Pool Club boasts three separate pools (an Olympic-sized lap pool, a lounge pool and activity pool), waterside cabanas, massage services, a holistic treatment spa, dry suana, co-ed steam room and a state of the art fitness center.
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