Piero Lissoni has designed an entire club level for resident wellness, relaxation and enjoyment, including a 72-foot aerial pool with bountiful natural light and magnificent southerly and westerly views through floor-to-ceiling windows.

The signature amenity at AKA University City's unfurnished luxury apartments in Philadelphia, a.lounge opens onto a.terrace, a four-season greenscaped oasis with endless sightlines and cozy fire pits soaring 400 feet above street level. Additional club-level amenities include: state-of-the-art fitness center with Technogym equipment, yoga/stretching area, private treatment room, and private locker room; dedicated private dining and conference areas with breathtaking views; a.cinema, a resident-only screening room; advanced business center services; and 3-D indoor golf simulator including a selection of world-renowned golf courses.

The vertical neighborhood will also offer exciting retail offerings and a highly anticipated new addition to Philadelphia's burgeoning culinary scene, including an indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar from the visionaries behind New York City's Michelin-starred Rebelle.

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Cira Green, a visionary, one-acre landscaped oasis poised 90 feet above the vibrant urban marketplace of the Cira Centre South neighborhood, serves residents as both a personal “front yard” for sunset picnics; stargazing; sunbathing; or relaxed contemplation; and a convivial village green supporting the diverse live arts and programming unique to this great urban cultural and educational hub.

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Residents and visitors can look forward to dining at the Walnut Street Cafe, a brand new restaurant from the visionaries behind New York City’s Michelin starred Rebelle.

Accolades for AKA’s restaurants

Food & Wine America’s Best New Grill Restaurants

Food & Wine America’s Best New Chefs

Wine Enthusiast America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants

Zagat Young Chefs to Watch

Philadelphia Magazine Philadelphia’s Top Bars

“An ideal model of a modern Philadelphia restaurant— cafe-casual in ambience but sophisticated in the details” Three Bells. Craig LaBan Philadelphia Inquirer