The Icehouse

|Philadelphia, PA

Services Provided:




Fire Protection Design|

The Icehouse consists of 35 “green” condominiums and storefront commercial space located in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood. The condos range in size from 530 to 1730 square feet and feature 9-foot ceilings throughout, and a 32-space indoor parking garage. The property has earned Energy Star along with LEED Gold and Platinum Certification through the incorporation of sustainable products, salvaged/reused building components, and environmentally friendly design practices.

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

Integration of “green” initiatives with MEP systems, such as “green roof,” rainwater recycling system, high-efficiency HVAC systems, tankless hot water heaters, and solar power systems