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Philly Rent: What $1,650 Rents Right Now

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From a renovated industrial space in Port Richmond to a colorful row house in Chestnut Hill

Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a dive into the options available for a certain price point in various neighborhoods. Is one person's loft another person's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,650/month.

Port Richmond (2 beds, 1 bath)—This 1,300 square-foot unit is in a newly restored industrial building with original details like wood floors and exposed beam ceilings, combined with modern updates like a concrete kitchen counter and glass shower surround. The pet-friendly unit is located in a primarily residential section of the neighborhood and also boasts a two-level private patio and parking space.

Chestnut Hill (3 bed, 1 bath)—This 1,440 square-foot row house sits on the lower end of Chestnut Hill near Germantown Avenue and the tennis courts at the local rec center. It has a nice-sized kitchen that's full of contrast and bold colors, and opens onto a patio and small rear yard. There is also a front porch, separate living and dining rooms, and hardwood floors. Only cats allowed.

Queen Village (1 bed, 1 bath)—Surrounded by restaurants like Marrakesh and Bistrot La Minette, and other local businesses like Mostly Books and the Queen Village Art Center, what this 600-square-foot apartment really offers is the neighborhood. Inside, the kitchen is small, but has a cut-away to the living area for breathing room, and there is a small private deck where you and your pets can hang out.

Manayunk (3 beds, 2 baths)—This pet-friendly large two-story apartment has a small island kitchen connected to a large open living area that features wood floors and an exposed brick wall. The baths are recently updated, and a private bedroom deck gives views of the street and Manayunk. Laundry is in-unit.

Rittenhouse Square (1 bed, 1 bath)—Available in August, this apartment has a recently updated island kitchen that opens to the small living area. There’s also in-unit laundry. But maybe the best detail is its location, which is just a block from Rittenhouse Square. Sorry, no pets.