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Apartment residents in the Middle City East neighborhood of Philadelphia have a number of attractions to enjoy under the shadows of the city's tallest building, the Comcast Center, which is also the tallest "green" building in the country.

This neighborhood comprises a swath of business and residences surrounding the City Hall and 15th Street subway stations. The Comcast Center itself is a popular destination for local apartment renters, as it is open to the public and contains a number of notable features, including a 2,000 square-foot LED video wall - the largest in the world, according to center officials - which projects computer-generated imagery throughout the day. A technological marvel, apartment residents also enjoy the Comcast Center for its eight-story "Winter Garden" and energy-saving wrap-around "Glass Curtain," which offers panoramic views of the city.

But Middle City East is also renowned for a handful of popular local businesses. Apartment renters frequently stop in at Nodding Head Brewery on Sansom Street, which has received national and global awards for its specialty beers and dark ales. Middle City East residents might also want to stop by Chris' Jazz Cafe, also on Sansom Street, which has frequently won awards as the city's best jazz cafe.

Apartment renters looking for a more tranquil look at Middle City East can also stop by John F. Kennedy Plaza / LOVE Park, which is at the intersection of 16th Street and JFK Boulevard. Built in 1965, the park is world famous for its LOVE sculpture, an image of the word "love" - the letter "o" slightly tilted - that has been recreated in dozens of formats and mediums around the world.

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