Apartments Near Drexel University College of Medicine
Looking for apartments near Drexel University College of Medicine? The Packard Motor Car Building offers apartments in a historic limestone and terra-cotta-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.
Philadelphia is known as a leader in education, and when you live at The Packard Motor Car Building you will are right near one of the city’s most renowned educational institutions–Drexel University College of Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine
As with most places in Philadelphia, Drexel University College of Medicine is steeped in history. It traces its roots to 1848, with the founding of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania, which was founded two years later as the nation’s first medical school for women. Over the years, both schools grew and changed and eventually merged under the Drexel umbrella. Both boast well-known graduates, including the first Native American female physician and NASA astronaut Patricia Robertson.
Educating the Next Generation
While it has a rich history, Drexel University College of Medicine is a forward-thinking educational facility that is preparing the next generation of doctors and researchers from around the world. It is the second-most sought-after medical school in the nation and is home to more than 2,000 students, including about one-half of whom are medical students. Students complete their first two years of education on campus, which features state-of-the-art facilities, including lecture halls, outpatient clinics and tech-enabled, hands-on educational venues, which are connected to Hahnemann University Hospital.
Convenient Living & Accommodating Amenities
Apartments near Drexel University College of Medicine allow students the convenience of a quick commute, especially important for medical students, who are used to long, demanding hours. After late-night study sessions at the library, following a day of classes and meetings, students won’t want to sit in gridlocked traffic to get home. At Packard Motor Car Building’s apartments near Drexel College of Medicine, students can head from class to home with just a quick walk down the block, giving them more time to enjoy the on-site apartment amenities, such as a fitness center, game area and resident lounge. And when it’s time to get back to work, students can take advantage of the property’s private meeting areas, study rooms, library and business center.
Floor Plans That Fit Your Needs
For medical students, work and life are intertwined and, at Packard Motor Car Building, residents can have the best of both worlds. If you’d like to learn more about our studio apartments or our spacious 1- and 2-bedroom floor plans near Drexel University College of Medicine, contact our leasing office to schedule a tour.
Contact The Packard Motor Car Building
Contact The Packard Motor Car Building to learn more about our apartment rentals in Center City! Call our leasing office at 215-258-4307 to schedule a personal virtual apartment tour or FaceTime tour.
317 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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