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Our apartments in Center City Philadelphia offer studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartment homes, standing tall in the center of our city's historic skyline. Designed by French architect Louis Jallade in the 1920s, this twin-tower apartment building showcases 26 stories of Art Deco elegance and has a prominent history as the former Philadelphia YMCA Armed Forces Building. It was home to United States servicemen in its heyday during World War II, before being transformed into the current apartments in Center City Philadelphia it is today. Now, The Metropolitan has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Apartment Association East’s 2016 Achievement of Excellence Awards as a two-time winner of “Best in Apartment Living Awards.”

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Center City Living

Today, restored architectural features and contemporary amenities have transformed The Metropolitan’s Center City Philadelphia apartments for the modern lifestyle. These apartments feature original limestone details, terracotta tiles, and hand-carved cornices, and also have been updated with modern features that include renovated kitchens, a state-of-the-art fitness center and gym, rooftop deck with 360-degree views of the city, dog wash station, and more. Ideally located just steps away from LOVE Park and City Hall, The Metropolitan offers apartment homes in Center City Philadelphia in the heart of Philadelphia’s urban center.

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Rich with character and architectural details, these newly renovated apartments are fitted with contemporary amenities. The studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments in Center City Philadelphia offer modern kitchens, pet-friendly apartments, and a smoke-free community. Apartment amenities include an on-site lounge, rooftop deck with stunning skyline views, and exclusive membership to the MetroFit gym and basketball court to create an environment that enriches your lifestyle.

  • Pet-friendly apartments (restrictions apply)
  • 24-hour maintenance
  • Convenient online resident services
  • On-site management
  • 24/7 lobby attendant
  • Package receiving services
  • Elegant rooftop terrace with striking city views
  • Complimentary membership to the on-site MetroFit basketball court and fitness center
  • Resident lounge ideal for social gatherings and relaxation
  • Free Wi-Fi in most common areas
  • Dog wash station
  • Convenient nearby parking accommodations
  • Smoke free community
  • Preferred Employer Program
  • Expansive floor plans supplemented by ample closet space
  • Individual washer and dryer in each unit
  • Sleek wood flooring*
  • Individual climate control in each unit
  • Additional storage on-site
  • Historic building
  • Elegant designer cabinets accented by granite countertops
  • Modern appliance package
  • Pass-through from kitchen to dining area*
  • Ceramic tile floors and tub surrounds
  • Designer storage vanity with granite top
  • Free Metropolitan wireless available throughout
  • 65” flat screen TV
  • Ample seating
  • Dimmable lighting
  • Original granite fireplace
  • 90” billiards table and accessories
  • Ample seating
  • French Door Refrigerator with ice and water dispenser
  • Double Convection Oven
  • Conduction Cooktop with exhaust hood
  • Dishwasher
  • Starbucks Coffee machine
  • Island and Counter Seating
  • USB charging ports
  • Seating for 6
  • Cable connected TV
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The newly renovated MetroFit is an opportunity to invigorate a lifestyle of wellness amongst our community of residents in Philadelphia.

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518 - 967 SQ. FT.
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2 Bedroom

1030 - 1313 SQ. FT.
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3 Bedroom

2756 - 2756 SQ. FT.
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Center City, Philadelphia

Where Life and Culture Thrive


Just a block west of City Hall, The Metropolitan is located in Center City, Philadelphia - a neighborhood alive with arts and culture. Immerse yourself in Philadelphia’s urban center, living near the Avenue of the Arts, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Comcast Center, and Dilworth Park. Our apartments in Center City Philadelphia for rent are near Hahnemann University Hospital, Liberty Place, Reading Terminal Market, and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Ideally located for exploring all Philadelphia has to offer, The Metropolitan apartments are within walking distance to the Market Street business district, Septa’s Suburban Station, and both the Broad Street and Market-Frankford subway lines. They're also an easy commute to other major modes of transportation.


Points Of Interest In Center City


  • Uniqlo
  • American Apparel
  • BCBG Max Azria
  • Nicole Miller
  • Anthropologie
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Ubiq
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • The Apple Store
  • Williams & Sonoma
  • Shops at Liberty Place
  • DiBruno Brothers
  • Reading Terminal Market

Dining and Entertainment

  • La Columbe
  • Federal Donuts
  • Capogiro
  • Vedge
  • R2L
  • Vetri
  • Abe Fisher
  • Fogo de Chão
  • Parc
  • Cheu Noodle Bar
  • Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co
  • Monk's Cafe
  • Milkboy

Arts and Culture

  • Dilworth Park
  • Rittenhouse Square
  • Love Park
  • Logan Square
  • Union Transfer
  • Kimmel Center
  • The Academy of Music
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • The Barnes
  • The Rodin Museum
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art
  • Walnut St Theatre
  • Adrienne Theatre


  • Comcast Center
  • Aramark Tower
  • Liberty Place
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • Day & Zimmermann
  • Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Pennsylvania Hospital

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