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Philadelphia Rent Comparison: What $1,900 Gets You Right Now

From Old City, to Logan Square, to North Broad, to Manayunk, to Olde Richmond


North Broad (1 bed, 1.5 baths)—Formerly the Thaddeus Stevens School of Practice, the Mural Arts residences feature a mix of original details from the building, including chalkboard walls and soaring ceilings, and modern upgrades like modern plank floors and stainless steel kitchen appliances. There's a gated courtyard, fitness center, and cats are allowed.

Olde Richmond (3 beds, 1.5 baths)—The listing states that this rowhouse is located in Fishtown, but it falls within Olde Richmond lines. Renting for $1,850 a month, the entire home has undergone a number of upgrades, including refinished oak floors and a new kitchen. There's also a gated parking space, crown molding in the master, and a deck off the kitchen with a built-in bench.

Old City (1 bed, 1.5 baths)—This bi-level loft in the Mercantile Building rents for $1,875 a month. The 1,465-square-foot unit was recently renovated and features plenty of interesting spaces perfect for reading and office nooks. There's access to a fitness center, and pets are welcome.

Logan Square (1 bed, 1 bath)—At 694 square feet, this unit in the Park Towne Place Premiere Apartment Homes isn't exactly the biggest space, but it has all the amenities and finishes expected in this ritzy neighborhood. There's laundry in the unit, as well as access to a large swimming pool, fitness center, and outdoor fireplaces. A dog park, yoga room, spin studio are in the works for the property.

Manayunk (2 beds, 2 baths)—Located in a historic textile mill, this 1,234-square-foot apartment is one of the most spacious available of this bunch. The apartment, which goes for $1,885 a month, features hardwood floors, exposed ductwork, and breakfast bars in the kitchen. It also comes with a long list of amenities, including a gym, a shared courtyard with bocce ball court, bark park, and game room.