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UPenn

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children's hospital of philadelphia (CHOP)

Drexel

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Upenn HOSPITAL & residency / fellowship programs

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PENN Perelman
School of
Medicine / PENN MEDICINE

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UPENN DENTAL
& UPENN NURSING & UPENN VETERINARY

Drexel University College of Medicine

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WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS / THE WHARTON SCHOOL / UPENN LAW

university city apartments philadelphia near UPENN and Drexel

Welcome to University City Apartments in Philadelphia. We offer off-campus housing and apartments for rent starting at $1,400 and only a 15 minute walk to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, CHOP, and Penn Medicine, along with USciences and Saint Joseph’s University. The top-top affordable living option near UPENN and Drexel University for off-campus living in University City, Philadelphia with elevator, study room, lobby, Amazon package area, gym, secured access, and picturesque roofdeck overlooking the Philadelphia skyline from University City. You will enjoy a varied selection of 2 bedroom and 1 bedroom unit apartments near University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Penn Medicine, UPENN, and CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Perelman School of Medicine, and Presbyterian Medical Center, and USciences. We cater to residents seeking peace and quiet after long days of work and study. We ask all residents to maintain a quiet living environment with no loud parties and no blasting music. We encourage an atmosphere of study, relaxation, and quiet co-working. We welcome most pets, but they must be well-behaved, clean, trained, and quiet. Most tenants include working medical and corporate professionals, along with graduate level students, fellows, medical residents, and Ph.D candidates.  Perfect graduate level housing for Penn, UPENN, Drexel and even Temple, Jefferson, Saint Joseph’s University, and Villanova students. Only a 10 minute walk to campus! Our apartments are strategically placed near various amenities such as restaurants, cafes, retail shops, and parks, making your stay with us a convenient and comfortable experience.

APARTMENTS

$2100
2 BED
2 BATH
Den Space
Available
$1900
2 BED
1 BATH
Walk-in Closet
Available
$1700
1 BED
1 BATH
Den / Walk-in Closet
Available
$1400
1 BED
1 BATH
Most Affordable
Available
$1500
1 BED
1 BATH
Most Affordable / Juliet Balcony
Available
$1600
1 BED
1 BATH
Juliet Balcony / Walk-in Closet
Available

Our main amenity is location.  Both 40/Spring Lofts and Haverford Lofts are in the same vicinity, just 3 blocks from each other.  40/Spring Lofts is located at 437 N 40th Street and Haverford Lofts is located at 4070 Haverford Ave. Conveniently located in University City across the Schuylkill River from Center City, just minutes from University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Drexel University.  Easy access to public transportation and 15-20 minute walk to most PENN and Drexel locations. Located at the epicenter of top-rated academics, world-renowned research, and leading global innovation. 

Walk score: 90

University City in Philadelphia is considered as "Walking paradise". University City is one of the most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 90.

Transit score: 95

Transit and transportation score are one of the highest score in whole Philadelphia due to convenient location, developed transportation infrastructure and proximity to center city.

Bike score: 95

University City is great neighborhood for bike commuters according to walkscore.com.

You’ll appreciate the intimate community feel. Designed with modern elements of earth tones and zen inspirations. We encourage residents to utilize our roofdeck for meditation, yoga, and relaxation. Contemporary yet calming décor with open ducts, exposed beams, and natural sunlight. The historic building exterior has been handsomely preserved and restored. All bedrooms have actual windows for fresh air and sunlight, bathtubs for ultimate relaxation, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bars, and private washers/dryers. We offer shared WiFi for basic usage, and residents are able to establish private high-speed accounts with either Comcast or Verizon FIOS. Take advantage of other amenities, including the study lounge and weight room. Our goal is to offer ultimate comfort to our residents.

Amenities

Elevator

Breakfast Bars

Bathtubs for Relaxation

Easy access to Public Transit

WIFI

Co-working and Study Lounge

Yoga and Weights Room

University City District Patrol Area

Yoga and Relaxation Rooftop

Real Windows & Sunlight

Stainless Steel & Granite

Washer / Dryer in Every Unit

Central Air

Bike Parking

Quiet pets welcome

Quiet living

Contact US

40/Spring Lofts
437 N 40th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Haverford Lofts
4070 Haverford Ave,
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Leasing Office
Phone: 215-331-5252
E-mail: info@redblock.com

about University City Philadelphia

University City is a vibrant, educational and cultural hub located in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

The name “University City” is derived from the high concentration of universities and other educational institutions in the area, contributing to a diverse, intellectually stimulating environment. The district’s boundaries are roughly defined as the Schuylkill River to the east, Spring Garden Street to the north, 52nd Street to the west, and Woodland Avenue, University Avenue, and Civic Center Boulevard to the south. 

It is home to several prestigious higher education institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania, commonly referred to as UPENN, and Drexel University. The University of the Sciences and the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College are also found here. This neighborhood is known for its stately, often historic, campuses, innovative research, cultural and arts institutions, and dynamic food scene. It is a beacon for students, academics, and professionals from around the world.