Schuylkill River

Looking for apartments for rent near the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia? The Old Quaker Building is set just blocks from the Schuylkill on the cusp of University City. Our Philadelphia apartments come in a variety of studio, one-, and two-bedroom floor plans with upgraded kitchens and elegant baths in a convenient location. In addition, our community is just minutes from 30th Street Station giving you quick access to wherever you need to be. Whether you’re interested in being centrally located near convenient transportation and major thoroughfares, or you just love living near the river, The Old Quaker Building is a perfect fit.

University City Living

The Schuylkill River, which ends by winding through the beautiful city of Philadelphia, has been an integral part of the city throughout its history. From industry to transportation to recreation and more, Philadelphians depend on the Schuylkill to survive. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the river, as well as the Schuylkill Canal, were vital thoroughfares for shipping. Today, I-76, also known as the Schuylkill Expressway ferries commuters from the suburbs and beyond to and from Philadelphia. Living in apartments for rent near the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia puts you in a convenient location to access this main highway for an easy commute.

Living near the Schuylkill also offers you the opportunity to take advantage of the various greenspaces and recreation available along the river. From rowing to kayaking and dragon boat regattas, you can do a lot right on the river. Next to the river, there are a host of public greenspaces to walk, run, skate, bike, and more as well. The Schuylkill River Trail runs from Philadelphia all the way through Manayunk to the village of Mont Clare and is open for public use just minutes from your front door.

Contact us today to learn more about our apartments for rent near the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia and schedule a tour of the Old Quaker Building.

Old Quaker Building University City Philadelphia Apartments

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Fall in love with University City, Philadelphia apartments at The Old Quaker Building! Proximity is everything for Philadelphia students and professionals, and we are positioned in the center of arts and education, near top-notch universities, including University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Inside our pet-friendly apartments you’ll find contemporary amenities, modern kitchens, and access to Luxer One’s secure packaging delivery system. Outside you can access the Schuylkill River Trail's 30 miles of green spaces and pathways for cyclists and runners. After you explore our exceptional apartments, you’ll be ready to call The Old Quaker Building home! Complete the form below or call our leasing office at 215-222-2233 to contact us!

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3514 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Leasing Office Phone:

(215) 222-2233


Monday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday – Noon to 5 p.m.
Wednesday – Noon to 5 p.m.
Thursday – Noon to 5 p.m.
Friday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday – Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday - Closed