501 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA
Set along the Delaware River, 501 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard is a 9-acre waterfront property in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia. The redevelopment of this site, formerly known as Festival Pier, will offer 45,000 square feet of retail space including shops and restaurants anchored by a Sprouts Farmers Market grocery store. This new development will bring live activations to a large swath of urban waterfront space, including a public plaza, splash pad water feature, art installations, and extension of the Delaware River Trail through the parcel. This mixed-use development will accommodate 470 multifamily units comprising two mid-rise buildings.
Each residence will feature top-of-the-market finishes, and many units will boast private balconies with unobstructed views of the river and Ben Franklin Bridge. Amenities include an elevated swimming pool overlooking the water, two unique rooftop speakeasy lounges with outdoor terraces, courtyard with fire pit and grilling stations, two fitness centers with an interactive studio, clubroom lounge with fireplace, game room with vintage arcade games, micro-offices, conference room, podcast studio, a pet spa and bike room.
The location offers extraordinary connectivity just two blocks from the Spring Garden SEPTA station with an eight-minute ride into Center City, immediate access to I-95, the Ben Franklin Bridge, and 15 minutes to Philadelphia International Airport. The property’s Northern Liberties neighborhood offers a variety of restaurants, boutiques, and nightlife all within walking distance.