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A Sweet Deal: 1BR Loft in Fishtown's Candy Factory

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This one-bedroom loft (what isn't a loft these days?) is in the Candy Factory, a converted industrial building between East Girard and East Wildley. The open space in this unit features 14 ft. ceilings, exposed brick walls and huge windows. There's a washer/dryer and basement storage for those who need more space. Residents get deeded, gated parking and share a communal roof deck with nice views.

As for location, this spot in Fishtown/New Kensington has a lot of conveniences. It's close to public transportation, Milk Crate Cafe and Frankford Hall. For another, it's a short walk to the historiographic light towers designed by landscape architect Bryan Hanes (Sister Cities Park, Clark Park, Reading Viaduct, etc.) Public art aficionados will find that of interest.

Size: 1 bed, 1 bath, 1,357 square feet
Outdoor space: Community roof deck
Parking: Gated spot
Extras: Tax abatement
Price: $279,900
· Listing: 1125 E Columbia Ave #105 [Zillow]