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Good, Not Great
My apartment is relatively old and out of the way, but management is fairly responsive and the neighborhood is relatively safe. Overall, it's one of the cheaper options for living alone.
Expensive for the old building, needs extensive work, many cracks in the ceiling. Paint needs to be scraped as owners have contiuiuously painted over and over. But a reliable space that allows cats.
good but high price
The apartment is pretty cool with a living room along with a bathroom and a kicthen. But the price is higer than average considering its location (house nearby is $600-700 per month, comparing to 895 here). Additionaly, Drexel shuttle bus ends at 8:00 pm, which leaves me pretty worried when walking back alone. I have suffeedr several times on Lancaster ave when some guys have stopped me and asked me for money. So for that, I would not recommond you guys to live here.
The maintenance and custom support here are helpful and patient.
Apartment is located in a great location, about a 15-20 minute walk away from Penn's campus and right along the 34 trolley route which goes right into Center City. Cats are allowed, but no dogs. Building itself is a little shambly put together, but everything works. Haven't had any major problems that has required the landlord's attention, so can't really attest to how helpful they may or may not be.
The internet is included in the lease, but it can be a bit spotty, so if that's a major concern for you then maybe you should find someplace where it's not included.
good first apartment
I was barely home so it was a nice place to store things. No central air, which sucked and for the beginning of the winter the heat didn't work. It was good location for my school. I would recommend it to any other students. It was affordable and the location did just fine.
Overall, it is a great and economic place to live. West Phily is a wonderful, eclectic, residential neighborhood and gives you a welcome distance from campus and frats. Multiple forms of transit and walking makes campus easily accessible and for those with cars there is affordable permitted parking. My studio is quite large with a newly renovated kitchen and so is very economic. Having gone to undergrad at Penn and knowing the area well, i felt comfortable giving myself a safe distance from school.