Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood East Falls moved up the power rankings in terms of rental costs this summer and was recently noted by Apartment Guide as one of the city's most popular renter destinations. We wanted to see what kind of options renters would have in the leafy, riverside neighborhood.
3026 West Queen Lane, Philadelphia
Monthly rents: $1,495
Tell me all about it: This two-bedroom unit includes crucial amenities such as private laundry facilities, air conditioning and ample parking. We love the clean, modern design of this apartment, as well as the dark oak veneer hardwood flooring. Bonus: the complex is walkable from two train stations (East Falls and Queen Lane).
4462 Riverview Lane, Philadelphia
Monthly rent: $2,200
Tell me all about it: This property includes three bedrooms, two full baths and a powder room. We love the master bedroom, which includes an en-suite bath with jetted tub. The home also features a large back yard and a private deck for entertaining. The kitchen is an upgrade from most rental units as well.
5500 Wissahickon Ave.
Monthly rents: Studios $,1081; 1 Bedroom $1,309; 2 Bedroom $1,609; 3 Bedroom $2,403; 4 Bedroom $3,666
Tell me all about it: This 38-acre property is home to 757 units and has recently undergone $60 million in renovations. Alden Park offers residents parking, a fitness center, a private dog park, a tennis court and a pool. We love the variety in apartment sizes available here. Units also come with private laundry, granite countertops and hardwood floors. Some apartments also feature fireplaces.