If you’re looking for great pet-friendly apartments in University City, the Old Quaker Building is the place for you! Our rental community provides convenience to area amenities for your pet, including excellent green spaces, pet stores, and animal hospitals.

Pet Friendly Apartments

For a little fun outside, take your dog to the Schuylkill River Park, just over a mile away. Complete with a running trail and an enclosed dog run for both small and large dogs, the Schuylkill River Park offers water, biodegradable wastes bags, benches, and enough shade to protect your and your furry friend from a particularly hot day. Additionally, the dog run is one of the only places in the city that allows your pup to play off leash.

Located less than a mile from our pet-friendly apartments in University City, Penn Park offers 24 acres of athletic fields and recreational open space on the east side of the Penn campus. For you, the park includes two synthetic turf athletic fields, a multi-purpose stadium, and a 12-court tennis center, but for your pet the park contains an informal, natural grass playing field and off-shoot paths for lounging, walking, Frisbee, and more. Penn Park provides plenty of parking on its adjoining surface lot and has plenty of shades areas from their canopy trees.

You can’t take care of your pet without the proper food, toys, and treats. Within a 2-mile radius, you will find an excellent selection of mainstream and specialty pet supply stores with everything you’d need to keep your pet happy. Take a stroll to the Baltimore Pet Shoppe, located on Baltimore Avenue, for a wide variety of healthy pet products or to Unleashed by Petco, which brings the convenience and affordability of the big-box store to your local neighborhood.

Less than a mile from the Old Quaker Building is the Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, or PennVet. From routine to emergency, PennVet will make sure that your pet is cared for in the best way possible no matter what is needed. Just a 20-minute walk from our apartments you’ll also find the O’Neal Animal Hospital. The small, neighborhood hospital offers a variety of services, such as annual exams, pet boarding, doggie day care, and grooming.

Call us to learn more about our pet-friendly apartments in the University City! Schedule a tour of your next new home at the Old Quaker Building today!

Old Quaker Building Pet-Friendly 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