In Your Building

We are home to some of Philadelphia's finest restaurants, shops, and spas.

Body+Beauty Lab

Combining the mystique of the ancient world with contemporary science and a holistic approach to wellness, Body+Beauty Lab has developed an identity that is synonymous with exceptional, high-quality spa and medical treatments. Body+Beauty Lab specializes in complete skin and body solutions powered by the most advanced technology including HydraFacial MD, Syneron-Candela elos Plus advanced laser treatments, UltraShape Power fat reduction, VelaShape III skin tightening, laser hair removal, PicoWay laser tattoo removal, injectables and more.
 

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Ballroom at the Ben

One of the most prestigious ballrooms in the history of Center City Philadelphia. This elegant setting, featuring 40-foot-high windows, antique crystal chandeliers, dramatic balconies, grille work and classic architecture, can accommodate up to 600 guests for a cocktail reception, 350 for a sit down dinner, and 500 participants for classroom or theatre-style presentations. Its exclusive caterer, Finley Catering Company, custom-designs menus and provides all food and beverages for any event hosted in this historically certified venue. The Ballroom was featured in the 2012 Academy Award-nominated feature film Silver Linings Playbook.
 

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The Franklin Residences Executive Conference Room

The Franklin Residence's brand new, state-of-the-art executive conference room is available to book for your next meeting. The conference room features cutting-edge technology designed to enhance your productivity, high speed wifi, and space for up to 20 attendants.
 

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Di Bruno Bros.

The Franklin Residences is home to the sixth location of Di Bruno Bros. A Philadelphia institution, the authentic cheese shop has been a gourmet destination in the City of Brotherly Love since 1939. Praised for their culinary delights and shopping experience, the Di Bruno family aims to provide the most authentic foods from traditional, artisanal producers. This location, at the 9th Street entrance, brings a highly edited collection of the best of Di Bruno Bros. prepared foods and international specialties.
 

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Passero's Coffee Roasters

The Franklin’s resident coffee shop offers a full menu of fresh brewed coffees, tea, iced beverages, fruit and vegetable juices, as well as a daily selection of healthy breakfast options. Passero’s offers tasty baked goods from local bakeries including gluten-free, low fat, and vegan options. A variety of fresh and healthy lunch options such as soups, sandwiches, wraps, and salads are also available.
 

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Pure Barre

The best total body barre workout.
 

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Body+Beauty Lab
Ballroom at the Ben
The Franklin Residences Executive Conference Room
Di Bruno Bros.
Passero's Coffee Roasters
Pure Barre

Around Town

Along with AVE's many onsite amenities, there is also a lot to explore in the neighborhood nearby

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