Built in 1968 as the home of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois headquarters, the insurance company quickly outgrew the Property, which is now a 16-story commercial office building. The Property is strategically located along the Chicago River in the central Loop.
The Harper consists of a 24-story, Class A luxury apartment tower with 167 apartments, premier retail space, creative office space, an outdoor park and an underground garage. Named after James Harper, Rittenhouse Square’s first developer and a Pennsylvania Congressman, The Harper is Rittenhouse Square’s newest luxury development.
Built in 1927, 1512 Walnut Street has served as home to two iconic Philadelphia restaurants, Arthur’s Steak House and Suzanna Foo. Known originally as the Sydenham Building, 1512 Walnut Street is now a mixed-use development with luxury apartments and retail spaces on the ground floor. The property has a unique hard corner location along Rittenhouse Row, creating tremendous visibility.
Built in 1925, this SW corner of 16th & Chestnut property was converted by Pearl Properties from an office building to apartments and street level retail spaces. This corner, across from Liberty Place records some of the highest pedestrian counts in the City
Constructed in 1910 for the headquarters of the Estey Organ Company, this architectural masterpiece designed by Baker and Dallet later became known as the Allman Building. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 and is now home to several prominent commercial tenants above high street retail.
Built in 1927, the art deco-style Philadelphia store of Bonwit Teller was designed by architect Clarence Edmond Wunder. The store was one of the most elegant of the many upscale shops that lined Chestnut Street in its day. Bonwit Teller, an exclusive ladies apparel store called it home from 1928-1990. Pearl Properties converted the iconic building into a mixed used property with 100 apartments above Nordstrom Rack’s flagship Philadelphia location.
This unique overbuild in the style of The Porterhouse Building in New York City, incorporates a structure originally built in 1926 as the US headquarters for Brown Brothers Harriman Co. After a significant conversion and redevelopment, it is now home to 98 luxury apartments and Under Armour’s Philadelphia flagship.The building features multiple outdoor terraces and breathable amenity spaces for the residents.
Built in 1907, The Latham was originally built as an upscale apartment building. This Victorian building was home to some of the most influential Philadelphians, such as the famous philanthropist William Bucknell. In 1970, The Latham was converted to a boutique hotel which operated until Pearl’s conversion. The Latham is now home to 144 luxury studio apartments and a bi-level Capital One Café.
Built in 1913 and designed by the historically significant architectural firm of Hazlehurst & Huckel, the Property first housed the Manufacturer’s Club, a Club for Philadelphia’s social elite. The Manufacturer’s Club relocated to Fort Washington in 1925, at which time the building was transformed into an office/bank building. Pearl Properties converted 1401 Walnut to apartments and other mixed uses, including Banana Republic’s flagship, in 2007.
Built in 1914 as a coffee and tea factory for the Alexander Sheppard & Sons company (who later sold to Horn & Hardart’s), the Property ultimately became a key anchor to Philadelphia’s “Jeweler’s Row”. For the next 80 years, 801 Walnut became home to numerous jewelers, none being more successful than Leo Robbins Jewelers, which occupied the building through 2010. Pearl Properties converted the Property to luxury apartments and activated the ground floor space with an international café/restaurant in 2011.