500 Walnut

|Philadelphia, PA

Services Provided:




Fire Protection Design|

Facing Independence Hall, the 26-story high rise provides 35 luxurious condos in Old City. 500 Walnut is one of the most ambitious and exclusive Philly residential projects to date, with per-square-foot prices that top the Philadelphia residential market. Each condo ranges in size from 2,700 to over 4,300 square feet with 3+ bedrooms, gas fireplaces, private balconies, and floor to ceiling windows.

Building amenities include a fitness center equipped with a steam room, sauna, massage room, a 50-foot indoor lap pool, and a 4,000 square foot landscaped terrace. 

500 Walnut features a state-of-the-art, fully automated parking system that uses a wireless induction charging system for electric vehicles. This system is the first of its kind in a residential building in the US. It houses 86 cars and operates via a fob system, delivering the tenants’ car to them within 90 seconds.

MEP/FP Special Features

Heat pump loop incorporates high-efficiency boilers and cooling towers with vertical inline pumps including integral VFD control

Underfloor radiant heating, zoned domestic water, and a submetering package to accurately allocate billing for the unit’s HVAC and electrical utilities

Each residence served by multiple two-speed water source heat pumps with humidifiers 

Dual fire service/diesel fire pumps and standby generator provide emergency services