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 Manayunk versus Old City? Let’s find out! Today’s price point: $2,100 a month.
Manayunk (4 bed, 2 bath)—This sleek apartment in Manayunk is a top contender for the most to offer at a $2,100 price point, with four bedrooms and a total of 1,600 square feet. It also has granite countertops, a wood stove, and hardwood floors, and it’s minutes from Manayunk restaurants and bars.
University City (3 bed, 2 bath)—The Manayunk home will find stiff competition in this University City apartment, which has $1,680 square feet of space as well as three bedrooms and a communal rooftop garden. Plus, the bright and airy space has a 24-hour concierge and parking (for an extra $100 a pop).
Washington Square West (1 bed, 1 bath)—This Washington Square apartment may not offer the most space (it’s only a one-bed place with 800 square feet) but it’s the apartment’s charm that’s a big draw. It has hardwood floors throughout, a working brick fireplace, wood trim, and stunning oversized windows. Plus, what beats that location?
Old City (2 bed, 1 bath)—Another apartment with a ton of charm is this Old City place on a cobblestone courtyard off the historic Elfreth’s Alley. It has hardwood floors, tons of light, and a lower level kitchen that’s really something. The kitchen offers a fireplace, a built-in wine rack and a ton of counter space.
Old Kensington (3 bed, 3 bath)—This sun-drenched apartment in Old Kensington offers a big kitchen and long living area that opens onto a porch. Three bedrooms offer a number of interesting details, like an ensuite bath in the master bedroom, and a private patio. Plus, the apartment has laundry on site.
Which $2,100 apartment would you rent?
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