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What you can rent for $1,800 in Philly

From Fishtown to Rittenhouse

Brenton Hutchinson via Zillow

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.

Charles Mertz, JG Real Estate, via Zillow

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.

Brenton Hutchinson via Zillow

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.

Jessica Eary, BHHS Fox Roach, via Zillow

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.

via Zillow

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.

David Snyder, Keller Williams


Which $1,800 rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    (47 votes)
  • 33%
    East Passyunk
    (106 votes)
  • 10%
    Society Hill
    (33 votes)
  • 16%
    Northern Liberties
    (51 votes)
  • 25%
    (81 votes)
318 votes total Vote Now


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