Universal Court

1601 Federal Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office Hours:
  1. Su: closed
  2. M: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  3. T: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  4. W: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  1. Th: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  2. F: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  3. S: closed
Starting at $812
  • Front-Exterior
  • Universal Court II Exterior
  • Living Room
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room (1)
  • Living Room 2
  • 3
  • Kitchen 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Income Limitations

Due to the guidance on COVID-19 and for the safety and well-being of our team members, residents, and customers, site management offices are closed to the general public. Although offices are closed for walk-in activity, the management staff will continue to be available by telephone and email. If you have a form that needs to be completed or business that requires in person interaction, please call or email the office.

At Universal Court, you’ll find a Graduate Hospital area apartment home with the amenities you have come to expect, in the South Philadelphia neighborhood where you want to live.  Universal Court is nestled off of South 15th and 16th streets, and located less than a quarter mile from Philadelphia's famous South Street. Less than one block away from Broad Street, Universal Court offers great access to Philadelphia's SEPTA transportation system.    

Whether you choose a one, two, three or four bedroom apartment, you’ll find a unique layout that makes coming home something special. Adding to these wonderful comforts, you’ll also enjoy all of the extras at Universal Court such as the neighborhood shopping of South Street and Broad Street, as well as a great view of the Center City skyline!

Located just blocks from Center City, Universal Court puts you close to the places in the neighborhood you want to be, with the shopping, dining, and nightlife you have come to expect living in Philadelphia.   

Apartment Features

  • Open floor plans
  • Backyards for relaxing and entertaining
  • Walk-in closets
  • Fully equipped, modern kitchen
  • Central A/C
  • Reserved parking (select units)

Community Amenities

  • On-site laundry (varies by unit)
  • On-site management
  • On-site maintenance with 24-hour emergency call service
  • Close to shopping and dining in the Italian Market and the vibrant night life of South Street
  • Short walk from Broad Street subway and local bus routes
  • Easy access to Philadelphia sporting complexes
  • Close to FDR Park which features walking/biking trails, athletic fields and a golf course
  • All prospective new residents receive in depth and standardized credit, criminal, and landlord background screening through a third-party reporting agency that specializes in tenant screening


Located just west of Broad Street, The Universal Properties is situated in South Philadelphia, moments from shopping, dining and entertainment in popular neighborhoods such as the Italian Market, Bella Vista, Penn’s Landing and Center City.

From Points North: Take I-95 S to exit 20-Columbus Blvd. Turn right onto Columbus Blvd. Make a right onto Washington Ave. Make a left on S. Broad St. Make a right onto Federal St.

From Points South: Take I-95 N to exit 17.  Merge onto PA-611 N/S Broad St toward Pattison Ave.  Turn left onto Federal St.

From Points West: Take I-76 E toward Philadelphia.  Take exit 344 on the left for I-676 E toward Central Philadelphia.  Merge onto I-676 S.  Take the exit toward Broad St/Central Philadelphia.  Turn right onto N 15th St.  Make a slight left onto S Penn Square.  Make a slight right onto Avenue Of The Arts/S Broad St.  Turn right onto Washington Ave.  Take the 1st left onto S 15th St.  Turn right onto Federal St.

From Points East: Take I-76 W.  Take exit 349 toward Pennsylvania 611/Broad Street/Sports Complex.  Merge onto Pollock St.  Turn right onto S Broad St.  Turn left onto Federal St.

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