Stop What You’re Doing: The Anne Tyng House in Fitler Square Is On the Market

How long have you been waiting for this one to be listed?

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Yes, we spazzed out too! Because though the “crash course history” sphere may have relegated her role in the field of architecture to simply being “Louis Kahn’s muse”, we know better: Anne Tyng was an architect and theorist of renown in her own right. And even if we didn’t know that, this mid-century modern jewel would certainly set us straight.

Nestled in Philadelphia’s Fitler Square neighborhood, the home is one of wonderfully striking details. Case in point, a hidden Murphy bed on the second floor, where two rooms offer built-ins and a full bathroom with separate tub and shower. The third floor, meanwhile, has a seating area, fireplace, four Juliet balconies, and a loft bedroom with 360-degree view of the city. (To be frank, that bedroom alone has our inner house hunter salivating!)

Rustic exposed beams, top of the line appliances, and a custom-designed sink are all present in the kitchen, where Heath Ceramic tile and a Viking range are also featured. Listed for $615,00, the home offers just over 1,300 square feet and is within walking distance to the Schuylkill River Park, Rittenhouse Square, and several restaurants.

Beds: 3
Baths: 2
Square feet: 1,320
Price: $615,000

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Listing: 2511 Waverly St, Philadelphia, PA, 19146 [New Trend Realty]