Photos, story by Tyra Gardner
Good Food Flats is new student luxury living on the Drexel University campus centered around maintaining Good Food & Healthy Lifestyles. Students in Drexel University’s Hospitality and Sports Management program and University of Pennsylvania can reside in this state of the art off campus housing property.
Good Food Flats is located at 4030 Baring Street and was scheduled to open on March 1, 2017. Cross Properties is responsible for bring this new cutting edge and one of the first modular buildings to the city of Philadelphia. What make Good Food Flats so unique are the state of the art commercial kitchens that are throughout this facility and the capability to have Culinary Arts taught by chefs in the comfort of their homes.
Here is chef prepared healthy snacks from the Good Food Flats chefs.
Good Food Flats primary focus is to integrate a learning and living environment with unique features such as café lounge with swing chairs, reading nooks and a room for group study sessions and billiard tables for a game night. There are also large screen televisions in the student lounges for entertaining and studying a 24-hour fitness center, and Wi-Fi and cable will be included in the rent.
Above are photos of the various activities located in the common student lounge areas.
Cross property has built 44 fully furnished units with 175 beds. Students interested in farming have the opportunity to maintain an urban garden on the roof and backyard of the building to grow their own fruits and vegetables. In addition, to a rooftop deck and a backyard BBQ. Here are pictures of a fully furnished unit within Good Food Flats:
Apartments are available for leasing and pricing starts at $750 per month.
About Cross Properties:
As a recent recipient of the 2015 Marcum Innovation Award, Good Food Flats represents Cross Properties’ on-going commitment to innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity in the real estate space. Over the last 6 years, the Philadelphia based company has acquired, developed and managed over $300 million of real estate assets. Cross has other student housing communities for students of Bryn Mawr, Art Institute of Philadelphia, St Joe’s and Drexel University. Cross also recently delivered two new luxury residential rental communities in Wynnewood and Ardmore. For more information on Cross Properties visit, www.crossprop.com