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The Chocolate Works is a five-building complex of Old City Philadelphia apartments designed for an exceptional living experience. Originally home to the Wilbur Chocolate Company, the newly renovated 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments preserve the architectural character and industrial details that capture Old City culture.

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Old City Living

You'll love our Chocolate Works apartments, complete with exposed wood beams, oversized factory windows, stainless steel appliances, on-site parking, and spacious floor plans. These 1 and 2 bedroom Old City Philadelphia apartments center around an interior courtyard. The reclaimed Chocolate Works Philadelphia apartments are ideally located steps away from the cobblestone streets and unique shops that comprise Old City, Philadelphia. With sweeping views of the Delaware River, Benjamin Franklin Bridge, and the Philadelphia skyline, these apartments provide residents with distinct urban lifestyles.

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Rich with character and architectural details, these newly renovated Old City Philadelphia apartments are fitted with contemporary amenities including Energy Star-rated appliances, white quartz countertops, and high, lofty ceilings. Our pet-friendly apartments in Old City include an on-site gym, outdoor living space, and smoke-free apartments. Exposed brick and expansive windows offering exceptional views of Old City create an environment that enriches your lifestyle.

  • Pet-friendly apartments (restrictions apply)
  • 24-hour maintenance
  • 24/7 lobby attendant
  • Convenient online resident services
  • Package receiving services
  • Complimentary on-site fitness center
  • Complimentary membership to the MetroFit basketball court and fitness center
  • Beautifully landscaped outdoor space
  • Free Wi-Fi in most common areas
  • On-site parking
  • Smoke-free apartments
  • Preferred Employer Program
  • Environmentally conscious finishes and construction methods
  • Expansive floor plans
  • Ample closet space with adjustable shelving and custom storage
  • Individual washer and dryer in each unit
  • Luxury vinyl plank flooring (wood look) throughout all living areas
  • High, lofty ceilings
  • Individual climate control in each unit
  • Remote-controlled fans in all living areas and most bedrooms
  • Private balconies, terraces, and picture windows (in courtyard apartments)
  • Historic building
  • Warm, neutral finishes throughout
  • Custom solar shade blinds
  • USB charging ports in all kitchens, living rooms, and bedrooms
  • Modern, energy-saving LED lighting throughout
  • Exposed original timber*
  • GE stainless steel, Energy Star-rated appliances
  • Full wood construction cabinets with all soft-close doors and drawers
  • Breakfast bar and pass-through from kitchen to dining room*
  • Sleek, antimicrobial, spill-proof white quartz countertops
  • Authentic subway tile bath surrounds
  • Full wall-to-wall vanity mirrors
  • Sleek, antimicrobial, spill-proof white quartz countertops
  • Oversized shower heads
  • Free Metropolitan wireless available throughout
  • 65” flat screen TV
  • Ample seating
  • Dimmable lighting
  • Original granite fireplace
  • 90” billiards table and accessories
  • Ample seating
  • French Door Refrigerator with ice and water dispenser
  • Double Convection Oven
  • Conduction Cooktop with exhaust hood
  • Dishwasher
  • Starbucks Coffee machine
  • Island and Counter Seating
  • USB charging ports
  • Seating for 6
  • Cable connected TV
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Floor Plans

1 Bedroom

420 - 1250 SQ. FT.
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2 Bedroom

920 - 1430 SQ. FT.
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Old City, Philadelphia

Where History Meets Contemporary Culture


You’ll love your newly renovated Old City Philadelphia apartment, near public transportation, Penn’s Landing, Independence Mall, and the Delaware River Waterfront, with art galleries and cafes within walking distance. Residents enjoy local favorites like Café Olé, Wedge + Fig, FringeArts, and more. Echoing the culture of Old City Philadelphia, these historic apartments are infused with modern amenities.


Points of Interest in Old City, Philadelphia


  • Vagabond
  • Sugarcube
  • Erdon
  • Third Street Habit
  • Briar Vintage
  • Sassafras Market & Deli
  • Mulberry Market
  • Olde City Food Market
  • a.k.a. music
  • The Book Trader
  • Art In The Age
  • Impact Imports

Dining and Entertainment

  • Cafe Olé
  • Franklin Fountain
  • Wedge + Fig
  • High Street on Market
  • Cuba Libre
  • Continental
  • Buddakan
  • City Tavern
  • Fork
  • Zahav
  • Khyber Pass
  • Plough & The Stars

Arts and Culture

  • Race Street Pier
  • Penn's Landing
  • Ritz East
  • Ritz at the Bourse
  • Arden Theatre Company
  • Painted Bridge Arts Center
  • The Center for Art in Wood
  • Muse Gallery
  • Silicon Gallery
  • Elfreth's Alley
  • African American Museum
  • National Museum of American Jewish History

Schools and Universities

  • Temple School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine
  • Cooper University Hospital


  • Benjamin Franklin Court & Post Office
  • Shane's Candy Company
  • U.S. Mint
  • Indy Hall

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231 N. Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
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(215) 351-1535
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