About the Packard Motor Car Building in Center City
The Packard Motor Car Building offers Center City apartments for rent in a historic limestone and terracotta-trimmed building, featuring hand-carved cornices and oversized windows. Standing as an iconic landmark of Philadelphia’s historic automobile industry, these apartments, designed by Detroit architect Alfred Kahn in 1910, originally served as a showroom and assembly plant for Packard Motors and the newspaper office for the Philadelphia Record. The Packard Motor Car Building was then repurposed into the sleek Center City apartments they are today.
Center City Distinction
Exquisite chandeliers and rich mahogany woodwork dress the grand two-story lobby of our Center City apartments, which has been recently restored to preserve its original architectural integrity. These oversized apartment homes offer modern kitchens, 13-foot ceilings, a brand new social center, on-site parking and fitness center, and sweeping views of Center City. The Packard Motor Car Building is in a prime location close to public transportation and the Philadelphia International Airport, so getting to work or a weekend away is simple. Learn more about what you’ll gain when you live in Center City, Philadelphia!