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Prepare to Visit World-Class Luxury Audio Company's First Location in Philadelphia

By Kristin Detterline | November 9, 2020 | Home & Real Estate


Audiophiles know that there are headphones and then there are Bang & Olufsen headphones. The same can be said for the brand’s state-of-the-art loudspeakers, televisions, headphones, earphones and Bluetooth speakers—otherwise known as the essential at-home toolkit of 2020. Rick Costanzo, vice president and managing director of Bang & Olufsen North America, says Philadelphia’s rich heritage, vibrant culture and stunning architecture was “the perfect backdrop for the magic of Bang & Olufsen” when considering a new retail location. Opened in September, that magic is housed in a sleek bilevel boutique tucked within a Rittenhouse brownstone designed by Frank Furness that features the full suite of products plus a mezzanine-level theater room. The store opens just in time to celebrate the Danish brand’s 95th anniversary Nov. 17 and during an auspicious time in Philadelphia real estate, says Costanzo. “In 2019, the city witnessed a record-setting year for new construction, and home automation plays a critical role in these new developments. Discerning homebuyers have come to expect a connected home complete with rich and immersive entertainment solutions.” Now crank up the volume. 2108 Walnut St.,

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