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2134 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA
$ 3,399,000
Property Attributes
  • ML#PAPH863064
  • TypeMulti-Family
  • CityPhiladelphia
  • Area19103
  • Zip19103
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1890
  • Taxes21609
  • Price$ 3,399,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms0
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Lot Size2,614 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Realty Corporation-Lansdale
Property Description

A masterpiece at the corner of Spruce and 21st St in Rittenhouse. Own a piece of History, a Crown Jewel. Fully renovated in beginning in 2017 with high end finishings, while still retaining original details. Fireplace Mantels, Main Staircase, Banisters, Moldings, Wood Doors, Tile Work, Exterior Copper Trim.... all under the direction and guidance of The Historical Commission. This 28 ft wide property was built by Frank Furness, a famed Philadelphia Architect of the mid 19th Century made famous for his ornamental and whimsical style. Some of his creations include the "Landmark Building at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts", the " Mt. Airy Train Station", "Philadelphia Zoo Gatehouse", "Centennial National Bank in University City", "Fisher Fine Arts Library" and more...all in Philadelphia. Property is ideal for traditional rentals or a turnkey up & running Airbnb. Potential for 9 units currently set up for 8. Skyline views from 2nd and third floors. Gorgeous Private rear terrace and garden. Alley shared access . Can be sold fully furnished.For the connoisseur of history 2132-2134 SPRUCE STREET is described as a Gilded-Age single-family urban mansions and was built in 1889. This historic home was designed as a ~double-house~ in 1889 for William West Frazier Jr. and George Harrison Frazier. These men were two eldest sons of Frank Furness~ long-time childhood friend and Civil War Calvary mate, William West Frazier. William West Frazier was a prominent Philadelphian and one of Furness~ major clients, who commissioned several residences from Furness including his own home on Rittenhouse Square(demolished decades ago). The Frazier family made their fortune as owners of the largest sugar company at the time, Franklin Sugar. They retained this one-of-a-kind home through the 1920~s. (This is the REAL sugar house !)This rare Furness masterpiece was built in the same time period as the University of Pennsylvania~s Fisher Fine Arts Library. Few examples of truly authentic ~ground-up~ Furness homes exist today.This property is often included on many local architectural walking tours.

Price History
1/14/2020 Listed $3,599,000
2/4/2020 6% - $3,399,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Cool Fuel None
Flooring Hardwood
Garage Y/N No
Historic Y/N Yes
MLS Area 19103 (19103)
New Construction No
One Bedroom Units Count 4
Open Parking Spaces 1
Other Units Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 4, Unit 5, Unit 8, Unit 3, Unit 6, Unit 7
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 595.06
Property SubType Other
Property Type Multi-Family
PropertyCondition Average+
Rent Control Y/N No
Single Room Units Count 2
Structure Type Twin/Semi-Detached
Tax Year 2020
Total Units 4
Two Bedroom 2
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Zoning RM1
Zoning Description NINE(9) LEGAL UNITS operating as an Air BNB

Interior Features

Basement Improved
Basement Y/N Yes
Central Air Y/N No
Cooling Ductless/Mini-Split
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air, Wall Unit
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 5712
Total Fireplaces 7

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial
Construction Materials Masonry
Inclusions Negotiable
Lot Dimensions 28.00 x 97.83
Lot Size Acres 0.06
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 2739.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Patio/Porch Features Brick, Deck(s), Patio(s), Terrace
Pool Y/N No Pool
Roof Architectural Shingle, Copper
Sewer Public Sewer
Spa No
Total Garage and Parking Spaces 1
Type of Parking Alley
View City
Water Access Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 19103

AVG $2.83M
AVG $22,854
AVG 90
Year Built
AVG 1882
AVG 99
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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