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General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Location 225 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Opening 1929
Cost 35 million
Owner Richard Oller and Jeffrey Goldstein
Roof 389 ft (119 m)
Technical details
Floor count 33
Floor area 184,999 sq ft (17,187.0 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Edmund Gilchrist
Developer GoldOller Associates LLC.
Structural engineer Gravell & Hall
Main contractor Frank V. Warren Company

Aria (formerly known as the Lewis Tower Building) is a 33-story Art Deco skyscraper in Center City Philadelphia designed by the firm Edmund Gilchrist.

An exceptionally slender building, it was one of the city's tallest office high-rises until the skyscraper boom of the late 1980s. It housed offices until 2005 when the building was sold for conversion into condominiums, currently The Property is Managed by Madisone Parke (

The building has undergone extensive interior remodeling and exterior renovation (including facade scrubbing and treatment) and has been renamed Aria, a nod to the building's location just off the Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia's premier performing arts corridor. The Aria was purchased in 2009 by Richard Oller and Jeffrey Goldstein.

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