When it comes to deciding between urban and suburban life, homeowners and renters are confronted with many trade-offs. Among the largest: whether to ditch the quintessential yard for a higher-density, more walkable lifestyle.
Yet, sometimes, urban-home shoppers stumble upon a rare sweet spot: a Philadelphia home that borders a city park, providing a mix of urban living and suburban space all in one place.
The Lyndon at the Curtis, the collection of 63 apartments inside the historic Curtis Center, is now leasing after a soft opening last summer. Situated between Washington Square and Independence Square, the apartments offer views of two of Philadelphia’s premier parks — something that wasn’t possible to city residents during the building’s long commercial tenure.