Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various cities across the U.S. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,300/month.
↑ Philadelphia, PA (1 bed, 1 bath)—In Philly, where "rent just keeps getting cheaper," $1,300/month can get you a 750-square-foot pad with an high-ceilinged, open-plan living/dining area, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, hardwood floors, and one groovy graphic wall. The bedroom gets dreamy natural light.