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What $2,400 will get you in Philly

From West Philly and four bedrooms, to a one-bed place in Center City with stunning views.

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 Center City versus Old City? Let’s find out! Today’s price point: $2,400 a month.

West Philly (4 bed, 4 bath)—In the heart of West Philly, at 47th and Hazel, sits this sunny and spacious place. It’s been recently updated and has all wood floors, wood trim, bay windows, stained glass, and fireplaces. Plus, it offers nearly 2,000 square feet of space.

Jeff Block, BHHS Fox Roach, via Craigslist

Center City (1 bed, 1 bath)—The amount of space goes down as you head into Center City—this place is only 637 square feet—but the views definitely get better. This 1 bed home has wall-to-wall windows that gaze out over the city. Plus, the building has a number of draws, including a media room and yoga room.

via Craigslist

Point Breeze (4 bed, 4 bath)—This Point Breeze house offers several stories, hardwood floors, granite countertops, tons of sunlight through multiple bay windows, and laundry in unit.

OCF Realty, via Craigslist

Old City (loft, 2 bath)—This Old City condo sits behind a brick facade, just seconds from the Delaware River, but it has a unique interior with postmodern touches. It’s a bi-level home with a bedroom area in the loft upstairs, and a large, open living room on the first floor. Plus, there’s laundry in the unit.

JG Real Estate, via Craigslist

Northern Liberties (3 bed, 3 bath)—Tucked into a tree-lined street in Northern Liberties, this three-bed place has an updated kitchen with a farmhouse sink, a sunny family room that leads out to a patio outside, and bedrooms upstairs.

Via Craigslist


Which place would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    West Philly
    (44 votes)
  • 14%
    Center City
    (46 votes)
  • 11%
    Point Breeze
    (35 votes)
  • 16%
    Old City
    (52 votes)
  • 43%
    Northern Liberties
    (138 votes)
315 votes total Vote Now

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