Philadelphia is often associated with Rocky Balboa's tough fighting spirit, but the city has a softer side, too. Cultural attractions and inviting green spaces are tucked into every neighborhood, from world-class museums to inviting nature trails. Best of all, the city's robust transit system puts both work and play within easy reach.
Ready to find your new home? Let's look at the 25 most popular apartments in Philadelphia based on internet searches so you can decide which one is right for you.
Named for the beautiful park nearby, The Wissahickon has both charming historic details and modern amenities. These newly renovated one-, two and three-bedroom apartments feature 12-foot ceilings and hardwood floors.
The Wissahickon is ideally situated for Center City commuters. You'll have a quick walk to the Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail station and can visit downtown Philadelphia within minutes.
Located in the desirable East Falls neighborhood, Rittenhouse Hill offers green living without giving up luxury and convenience.
In addition to their well-appointed studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments, you can relax in their multi-use backyard area with a playing field, yoga garden, playground, outdoor kitchen and infinity pool.
Dobson Mills Apartments & Lofts are in a perfect location to take advantage of Philadelphia's best offerings. You're minutes away from the fine dining, shopping and cultural events in Center City and near the natural beauty of Fairmount Park.
Its studio, one-, two and three-bedroom apartments will surprise you with high-end finishes you'd expect to find in luxury homes.
Walnut Terrace offers affordable studios, efficiencies, one- and two-bedroom apartments in a lovely section of Northwest Philadelphia known for its lush green neighborhoods.
Imagine having acres of Fairmount Park as your backyard. For students or commuters, the Tulpehocken Regional Rail station and bus routes 65 and 53 are nearby.
This quaint apartment community is in Mount Airy, one of the most integrated neighborhoods in the country. Mount Airy residents are quite proud of this fact.
Pelham Park is situated on four acres within a suburban-feeling historic district. If you're looking for a one- and two-bedroom apartments with charm and a community vibe, this place is for you.
Located in the family-friendly section of Northeast Philadelphia, Oxford Towers puts you right in the middle of everything you need. Walk to the grocery store, take the children to the playground, have lunch at the local diner or catch the bus to work.
Oxford Towers has affordable studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments perfect for students, families and retirees.
If you prefer a suburban feel, Rita Grace Manor Apartments is an ideal choice. Situated in Torresdale, you're right on the edge of the city.
Their studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments will make you feel like you're on HGTV. Enjoy espresso cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances with an island-style kitchen.
Carriage House is a unique housing option in the University City section of Philadelphia. They've completely renovated a group of historic buildings into charming, modern apartments.
With more than 30 available floor plans to choose from, you can find a one-of-a-kind living space. For students or employees of Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, you couldn't find a more perfect spot.
With the Ryers Regional Rail station across the street, Regency Park is ideal for Center City commuters who want to live in the more affordable, family-oriented Fox Chase neighborhood.
Its spacious studios and one- to three-bedroom apartments also come with a fitness center and pool on the campus, making it ideal for busy parents.
Looking for a high-rise apartment that's newly renovated with lots of amenities? The Duffield House just upgraded all their studios through three-bedroom apartments, as well as features a state of the art fitness center.
Located off City Line Avenue, you'll be on the tip of Fairmount Park and just a few minutes from Center City.
The Harper is a premier high-end apartment community in the heart of Rittenhouse Square, an iconic neighborhood in Center City Philadelphia.
Its studio to three-bedroom spaces is the epitome of luxury with outstanding views of the skyline. You'll also enjoy a yoga studio, library, game room and basketball court.
Evo at Cira Centre South is Philadelphia's newest luxury high-rise, overlooking the Schuylkill River. They have studios to four-bedroom lofts, each fully furnished.
Building amenities include everything you can think of: a rooftop infinity pool and clubhouse, two-story fitness center, full-service coffee bar, concierge, private study lounges, an acre of green space and more.
If you'd like to be in the midst of a bustling neighborhood in South Philadelphia, check out Universal Properties.
It offers spacious and highly affordable one- to four-bedroom apartment homes with easy access to Center City, as well as iconic Philadelphia spots like South Street and the Italian Market.
Located in the Bustleton neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia, Beechwood Gardens is a quiet, park-like reprieve from the busy city. Ideally situated near Route 1, 1-95 and Septa transportation, it has the perfect mix of affordability and practical amenities.
Its one- and two-bedroom apartments also include access to a beautiful pool in the summer.
Sunrise Court is a family-friendly apartment community with affordable one- and two-bedroom living spaces in Northeast Philadelphia. Be the first tenant to enjoy their newly remodeled interiors including kitchens, appliances, paint, doors and tiled bathrooms.
Public transportation is just around the corner with a quick walk to local bus routes at Five Points or the Cheltenham regional rail station.
This beautiful high-rise apartment community is located at Logan Square, near many of Philadelphia's iconic institutions, which line the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
The Windsor Apartments offers studio and one-bedroom apartments with Parkway or skyline views. With an upscale hotel located on the property, you can also enjoy both amenities and safety.
Griffin Center City is truly in the heart of Philadelphia. Situated on the Avenue of the Arts, these one- and two-bedroom apartments are within easy walking distance of multiple rail lines and the best city shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.
With an enviable amenity list including a rooftop deck with outdoor kitchen and fireplaces, Griffin is luxury all the way.
Located in the revitalized Northern Liberties section of the city, Liberty Square offers studios, one- and two- bedroom apartments with high-end finishes reflecting the personality of its neighborhood.
Imagine having access to a landscaped rooftop terrace with hot tubs and lounging areas. Or, take a stroll through the plaza gardens, seating areas and a dog park.
Centrally located on City Avenue, Presidential City has upscale style and amenities without the Center City price tag.
Presidential City has five different buildings on one campus, each with a distinct lifestyle. They all have direct access to I-76 and Route 1, making it perfect for busy commuters.
The Ogontz is a combination of practical and beautiful. Its newly constructed and affordable studios to three-bedroom apartments include hardwood floors and a complementary accent wall.
The Ogontz is also across the street from the Olney Transportation Center, making it easy to get around the city.
This apartment community is tucked in the desirable Somerton neighborhood in the Far Northeast of Philadelphia. Petoni Apartments offers one- and two-bedroom spacious apartments on a meticulously landscaped property.
Parents will appreciate the safe location and neighborhood feel. Children will enjoy having access to the free pool membership in the summertime.
For those seeking a larger space in the family-friendly Bustleton neighborhood, Scotchbrook Rental Townhomes has two-bedroom units that feel just like home. You'll appreciate having your own private garage during those cold Philadelphia winters.
These luxury townhomes are also conveniently located across from Pennypack Park and all the shopping you need along Route 1.
Walking onto the campus of Welshwood Apartments, you'll think you've entered a park. Large, mature trees and carefully manicured hedges offer a welcoming, cozy introduction to this community in the Ashton-Woodenbridge neighborhood.
Studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments are affordable and have everything you need, including a swimming pool. Welshwood Apartments also offers an easy commute to Route 1, 1-95 and the PA Turnpike.
Northeast Apartments offers every renter's goal of affordability, convenience and community. Located in the walkable Rhawnhurst neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia, these two-bedroom apartments will put you within a few minutes of everything you need — grocery stores, schools, library, parks, public transportation, hospitals, banks and shopping.
Just minutes from the conveniences of the Roosevelt Mall, Algon Gardens is in the heart of Northeast Philadelphia.
Nestled within the iconic rowhomes of this neighborhood, its affordable studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments are practical for students, families or retirees. If you rely on public transit, there are bus and regional rail options practically outside your door.
We looked at all organic entrances from April 2018 to April 2019 to rental property inventory listed on ApartmentGuide.com to determine which properties with a Philadelphia mailing address are most searched by people on the internet. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein do not constitute financial advice, availability or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.