Philadelphia

1706 Rittenhouse – see inside the million dollar a floor condos

It’s interesting to see the addition of public relations firms who we were always familiar with representing businesses to now include properties. In the past month or so I’ve received many invitations to cover these properties, which I love since I’ve always been fond of architecture and design.

After countless years in the making the Ribbon Cutting commenced a few weeks back to officially open 1706 Rittenhouse Square



All the people involved in building this luxurious condominium were on had to do the honors. Tom Scannapieco, Scannapieco Development Corporation and Parkway’s Joe Zuritsky worked together to develop this property which Joe’s parents bought over 50 years ago and used a

After the ceremony, they held a lunch that was catered by Starr Events. Mark Standard and Tamika Harding

Nicole Cashman and Holly Dean of Cashman and Associates. (Congratulations to Kayce Cashman who is going to QVC and joining their PR team as a Publicist. Her last day at the Cashman Firm is Friday. She told me she loved working with her sister, and the girls and will miss them. I’ll miss seeing her on a weekly basis.)

Parkway’s Joe Zuritsky, Phila Style Mag Publisher John Colabelli and Tom Scannapieco, Scannapieco Development Corporation
By the time the Topping of Ceremony took place 50% of the building was sold, many plunked down deposits on condos priced between $3.9 million and $12.5 million. That action made the $145 million, 31-story 1706 Rittenhouse Square Street tower topping off ceremony experience a extra exciting.


sitting room of the 15th floor
Room with a view. Would you ruin the view with blinds?

Craig Drake checking out the place
The gated garden with Koi pond and Japanese Maple Trees.
They’ll all enjoy a Philly first: an automated underground retractable-floor garage that parks and retrieves residents’ cars with the swipe of a card.
Jewelery designer extraordinaire John Wind, Kirk Kirkpatrick. Interior designers: Eric Rymshaw and James Fulton of FURY Design. They did the 1/2 floor model apartment and have several clients in the building they are doing full floors for 1706. I gave 3 of my sisters a key chain John designed, and they just loved them. check it out here:
My peeps. Sabrina Tamburino Thorne, Steve Thorne, Nicole Cashman, John Bolaris, Lauren O’Dorisio and John Colabelli. They all just got back from the Hamptons, I know must be nice. Sabs is becoming a amateur paparazzi as she snagged a great shot of Star Jones about to mack on her boyfriend. I’m sure she wouldn’t mind me posting it here.

Star Jones and Herb Wilson
attends Haley & Jason Binn’s Memorial day party with Hampton Magazine
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