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About Pier 3 
ON THE WATERFRONT 

Pier 3 Condominium, a premier waterfront property, is a unique Philadelphia living experience.  Located on the Delaware River, near the Ben Franklin Bridge, Pier 3 is very close to Old City and Philadelphia's historic treasures. 

Built as a working City pier in the 1920s, Pier 3 was converted to 172 apartments with interior covered parking in 1984. It was reorganized as a condominium in 1994 and quickly became one of the most popular residential properties in Philadelphia.

Pier 3 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The location, however, is the reason most residents first consider moving to Pier 3.  Most units have balconies with river or atrium views, and common areas on the east and south sides encourage residents to relax and enjoy the view.

See the link to the History Section of this website for more detailed information on the development of the Pier and the neighborhood.  View a master's thesis on the history of Phila Municipal Piers 3,5,9 and 11 written by a UPenn student in 1992. For current photos, see Pier 3 Today.

 Near the Pier 

Living at Pier 3 allows residents to be part of the vibrant City, but apart from the hustle and bustle.  What sets Pier 3 apart from Center City condominiums?  Pier 3 is:

  • A short walking distance to Old City and its famous restaurants.
  • A comfortable stroll to Festival Pier, Race Street Pier, and Sugarhouse Casino.
  • Adjacent to Penn's Landing and its full schedule of events.
  • The absolute best location to watch the fireworks on New Year's Eve and during Welcome America (4th of July) Week.
  • Not designed as a high rise building, Pier 3 allows the residents to have an up-close view of River activities.
  • Residents enjoy the trees and plantings placed and maintained by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in front of Pier 3.

See the Local Information Section for attractions and neighborhood information.

 For the Money 

Pier 3 condominium fees include:

  • 24-hour Concierge
  • Digital cable
  • On-site parking garage
  • Heated indoor lap pool
  • Updated fitness center with new weight training equipment
  • Snow removal and maintenance of the structure and all common areas

See the Amenities Section of this website for a comprehensive list of services and amenities.

Living the Good Life 

Pier 3 residents enjoy:

  • A vibrant and diverse community of enthusiastic and friendly residents.
  • A professionally managed condominium with an active and responsive Board of Directors.
  • A condominium association committed to achieving excellence in the following areas:
    • Establish and maintain excellent standards
    • Maintain fiscal responsibility and stability
    • Exert architectural control
    • Provide rules enforcement
    • Encourage community involvement
    • Positively impact the quality of life for community residents
Pier 3 Condominium on the Philadelphia Waterfront - 3 N Columbus Blvd - Philadelphia, PA 19106 - 215.351.4003  
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