Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a dive into the options available for a certain price point in various Philly neighborhoods. How many beds can you get in Rittenhouse versus East Passyunk? Let’s find out! Today’s price point: around $1,800 a month
Rittenhouse Square (1 bed, 1 bath)—Just off Rittenhouse Square there’s this sleek and sunny one-bed apartment. It has plenty of light thanks to multiple windows and contemporary light fixtures. There are dark wood bamboo floors throughout the home, granite countertops in the kitchen, and a washer and dryer. Plus, an added bonus for many Philly residents: There’s a parking spot in the garage for an extra cost.
East Passyunk (2 bed, 1 bath)—Travel south to East Passyunk for this recently renovated stunner, which mixes exposed brick and off-white walls. There home features contemporary-style light fixtures, hardwood floors and a barn house door on the first floor. For anyone who needs extra space, there’s enough room outside for a grill.
Society Hill (1 bed, 1 bath)—This newly-renovated apartment in a colonial-style home features everything from granite countertops and sleek hardwood floors, to a washer and dryer in the unit. The home is on the first floor, but it has a secure entryway.
Northern Liberties (1 bed, 1 bath)—This second floor apartment may be one of the most spacious on this list, with 835 total square feet, nine-foot-high ceilings, and a large balcony. In addition to space, the home offers floor-to-ceiling windows, a black granite counter kitchen, and a walk-in closet.
Fishtown (2 bed, 1 bath)—This apartment has classic contemporary touches like exposed brick and hardwood floors. There’s a gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, and a walk-in shower. Don’t worry if you’ve got pets, your furry friends are welcome.
Which $1,800 rental would you choose?
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