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Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentSq. Ft.Availability
1 Bathroom $1,323 - $3,243 497Available Now
Available Now $1,323 - $3,243 497 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $1,553 - $3,320 747Available Now
Available Now $1,553 - $3,320 747 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $2,199 - $3,738 911Available Now
Available Now $2,199 - $3,738 911 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $2,003 - $3,168 667 3/12/21
3/12/21 $2,003 - $3,168 667 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms $3,432 - $5,394 1,113 3/13/21
3/13/21 $3,432 - $5,394 1,113 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms $5,449 - $7,423 1,538 3/19/21
3/19/21 $5,449 - $7,423 1,538 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $1,834 - $3,799 844 3/27/21
3/27/21 $1,834 - $3,799 844 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom Call for Rent886Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent886 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms Call for Rent1,264Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent1,264 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms Call for Rent1,695Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent1,695 Sq. Ft.
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.
Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentSq. Ft.Availability
1 Bathroom $1,323 - $3,243 497Available Now
Available Now $1,323 - $3,243 497 Sq. Ft.
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.
Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentSq. Ft.Availability
1 Bathroom $1,553 - $3,320 747Available Now
Available Now $1,553 - $3,320 747 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $2,199 - $3,738 911Available Now
Available Now $2,199 - $3,738 911 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $2,003 - $3,168 667 3/12/21
3/12/21 $2,003 - $3,168 667 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom $1,834 - $3,799 844 3/27/21
3/27/21 $1,834 - $3,799 844 Sq. Ft.
1 Bathroom Call for Rent886Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent886 Sq. Ft.
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.
Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentSq. Ft.Availability
2 Bathrooms $3,432 - $5,394 1,113 3/13/21
3/13/21 $3,432 - $5,394 1,113 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms Call for Rent1,264Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent1,264 Sq. Ft.
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.
Floor Plan Models and Units
Number of BedroomsNumber of BathroomsRent RangeSquare FootageName of Floor PlanUnit NumberAvailabilityNewly AddedView More Details
BedsBathsRentSq. Ft.Availability
2 Bathrooms $5,449 - $7,423 1,538 3/19/21
3/19/21 $5,449 - $7,423 1,538 Sq. Ft.
2 Bathrooms Call for Rent1,695Not Available
Not AvailableCall for Rent1,695 Sq. Ft.
Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Expenses

Recurring
Recurring
Expense TypeFee
Cat Rent$10
Unassigned Garage Parking$300
One-Time
One-Time
Expense TypeFee
Cat Deposit$250
Admin Fee$350
Application Fee$50
Included Utilities
Utilities
Expense TypeFee
Trash RemovalIncluded
SewerIncluded

Apartment Description

1500 Locust is in the heart of it all! Steps from the Theater District and Rittenhouse Square, we are located in Center City Philadelphia. World-class dining surrounds you. Visit the local retail shops or ride your bike down to the Art Museum or Fairmont Park. All of the convenience and style of city living are at your fingertips! Breathtaking views of Center City Philadelphia are just one of the many things to be enjoyed from the Panorama Club; the private rooftop oasis atop 1500 Locust. Relax under a cabana with a good book or recharge with a pilates class taught by our personal trainer in the fitness club followed by a dip in our indoor Olympic-size pool. Entertain guests in our luxurious rooftop resident lounge, where you can escape the noise and take in the city lights without ever leaving the building. Recently remodeled with clean lines and a contemporary feel, this exclusive area for 1500 Locust Apartments' residents and their guests is the perfect setting to relax, recharge and enjoy. 2012 Philly Awards: Third Place, Maintenance Excellence Award First Place, Community Presentation Excellence Award.

Office Hours

Sunday12:00 PM5:00 PM
Monday9:00 AM6:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM6:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM6:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM6:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM5:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM5:00 PM

University Features

  • Recycling

Amenities

Services

  • 24 Hour Availability
  • Car Charging Station
  • Concierge
  • Door Attendant
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Guest Apartment
  • Maintenance on site
  • On-Site ATM
  • On-Site Retail
  • Package Service
  • Property Manager on Site
  • Public Transportation
  • Recycling
  • Wi-Fi at Pool and Clubhouse

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Cable or Satellite
  • Heating
  • Washer/Dryer in Unit

Fitness & Recreation

  • Bicycle Racks
  • Fitness Center
  • Media Center/Movie Theatre
  • Pool
  • Spa

Interior

  • Breakfast/Coffee Concierge
  • Business Center Onsite, Computer Lab
  • Conference Room
  • Elevator

Living Space

  • Carpet
  • Hardwood Floor
  • Tile Floors
  • View
  • Walk-In Closets

Unique Features

  • Controlled Access
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Resident Lounge

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Granite Countertops
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Stainless Steel Appliances

Outdoor Space

  • Patio or Balcony
  • Roof Terrace
  • Sundeck

Parking

Unassigned Covered Parking

Unassigned Garage Parking

Pet Policy

Cats Allowed

We only two cats per apartment.

  • $10Monthly Pet Rent
  • $250Deposit
  • 2Pet Limit

Nearby Shopping

Strip Center at 1519 Spruce StWalk: 4 min (0.2 mi)
Strip Center at 117 S 13th StWalk: 8 min (0.4 mi)
Strip Center at 1714 Walnut StWalk: 6 min (0.3 mi)

Military

Defense Personnel Support CenterDrive: 8 min (3.3 mi)
Philadelphia Naval Busi CenterDrive: 11 min (4.5 mi)

Transit / Subway

15th-16th & Locust StDrive: 1 min (0.2 mi)
Walnut-LocustWalk: 4 min (0.2 mi)
12th-13th & Locust StWalk: 6 min (0.3 mi)
Lombard-SouthWalk: 9 min (0.4 mi)
15th StreetWalk: 7 min (0.3 mi)
Philadelphia 30th StreetDrive: 5 min (1.4 mi)
Cherry HillDrive: 15 min (8.0 mi)

Airports

Philadelphia InternationalDrive: 19 min (9.6 mi)
Trenton MercerDrive: 51 min (34.3 mi)
New Castle CountyDrive: 52 min (35.1 mi)

Colleges within 10 Miles

The University of the ArtsDrive: 1 min (0.3 mi)
The Art Institute of PhiladelphiaDrive: 3 min (0.7 mi)
Thomas Jefferson UniversityDrive: 3 min (0.7 mi)

Parks and Recreation

The Academy of Natural SciencesWalk: 16 min (0.8 mi)
Franklin InstituteWalk: 18 min (0.9 mi)
Fels PlanetariumWalk: 19 min (0.9 mi)
Schuylkill River ParkWalk: 17 min (0.8 mi)
Independence National Historical ParkDrive: 4 min (1.7 mi)

Schools

Attendance Zone Nearby Property Identified
Attendance Zone Nearby Property Identified

Greenfield Albert M School

Grades K-8

614 Students

(215) 299-3566

out of 10

Stanton Edwin M School

Grades PK-8

269 Students

(215) 875-3185

out of 10

Franklin Benjamin High School

Grades 9-12

484 Students

(215) 299-4662

out of 10

Breath of Life Christian Academy

Grades K-12

Students

(215) 551-3224

out of 10

Student Ed Center & Delaware Valley High School Cc

Grades 9-12

68 Students

(215) 732-5060

out of 10

Kids World Christian Education Center

Grades PK-5

27 Students

(215) 474-1484

out of 10
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Ratings

Walk Score®

99

Walker's Paradise

Transit Score®

100

Rider's Paradise

Bike Score®

85

Very Bikeable

Renter Reviews

For 1500 Locust

6 Ratings & Reviews

8/3/15

Nice Location

This apartment building is in a great location in the city and close to a number of restaurants and bars. Pros: Updated apartments with new appliances and hardwood floors, great city views, rooftop deck and pool as well as a gym Cons: Rent is on the higher side, parking is really expensive and limited in the garage attached to the building, elevators can take a while and lately the air conditioning has been out in the hallways.

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8/14/15

Urban Oasis

1500 Locust is located in the heart of central Philadelphia. Our apartment on the 42nd floor has the uncontested best view in city. Every evening after a hectic day, it feels like we can solve any problem and dream of the future as we gaze over the cityscape from our roomy terrace. Combine this experience with a rooftop pool and sun deck, well-equipped gym with the same incredible view, apartment upgraded finishes, and a professional staff that keeps all CLEAN and well-managed, and its impossible not to want to call this home.

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1/15/20

Do Not Rent Here

DO NOT move in to this building. It may look nice - but that is because the building spends all their time and money fixing the potential-customer-facing things (i.e. the lobby, the mail room, etc.). They SHOULD be spending their money on fixing the things that make living here extremely frustrating for residents. First, the elevators that are abysmal. During any rush hour (i.e. ~8am or ~5pm), expect to wait for well over 15 min. One elevator was broken for over 3 months, leaving just 3 elevators (2 when the freight elevator was occupied) for almost 30 floors of units, which made every hour an extreme rush hour. Additionally, the fire alarm goes off in the entire building very frequently. It is a blaring alarm in every unit that can only be turned off by the fire department (so expect it to go off for around 20-30 minutes). Granted, it is sometimes the residents' fault (i.e. burning food and then opening the hall door) but many times it is because of something the apartment hasn't kept up (most recent one was because the motor for a fan in the trash room was sparking and caused a fire) or because the fire alarms are tripped in the restaurant/bars below (the alarms are connected so if it goes off down there, it goes off in every unit in the building). I understand that the fire alarm is working in accordance with the local fire code, but all that tells me is even if they fix all the self-imposed fire alarm issues, you're still going to experience the 1am fire alarm when the bar downstairs sets it off. So, there's really no getting around it. We also experienced an extensive German cockroach infestation. I understand roaches are bound to happen in the city, but the extermination company that the building employs only comes out day a week (so you better hope that they have time to get to you on that day and that you didn't just miss them by a day, or else you're living with the roaches for another week). The exterminator told me the German cockroaches are a problem in many of the units in this apartment and are notoriously hard to get rid of. The package system is also terrible. They lose packages. I have had packages accepted and never been notified about their arrival, so they sit there indefinitely (once the delivery was food, so it was ruined). I've had packages delivered to the wrong unit (and received the packages of others). I could go on and on but just do yourself a favor and ask a resident what it's like living in this building before you move in.

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Property Manager at 1500 Locust responded to this review

Dear Phl.P, I apologize if you are not enjoying your living experience, but at your convenience I can be contacted in the management office to discuss your options. The lobby and mailroom renovations were completed in order to open up the spaces for our residents and to increase the size of the package room. The resident lounge, theater room, terrace and pool were also renovated for our residents to enjoy. I would like to address some of your concerns, please see below: The building had one elevator out of service over seven months ago; with any type of machine, malfunctions and preventative maintenance are inevitable. Please know that every effort was made to expedite the replacement parts and we scheduled move ins/outs around the high volume periods of the day. The elevator was back in service as soon as the parts were installed. The fire alarm was installed approximately one year ago and is operating according to the fire code. The building staff is not permitted to silence the alarm, only fire department personnel can reset the alarm after they investigate the cause. The staff has also installed covers on the pull stations in both restaurants to deter someone from randomly pulling the station and activating the alarm. The exterminator incorporates an environmentally friendly treatment program for the building. The treatments will work if utilized as instructed. If emergency service is requested it will be completed within the same day. The property receives over 500 packages a day and as a courtesy to our residents the packages are accepted. Hopefully, now with the larger package room it will be easier for the front desk team to locate and distribute packages going forward. We apologize for any errors that were made during construction. If you would like to discuss your comments further, please contact me in the management office. Sincerely, David McMurtrie, ARM General Manager 1500 Locust Apartments

3/24/20

Do not rent here

Absolutely horrible experience. First of all, the general things: 4 elevators for 600 residents and the freight elevator is usually occupied so 3 elevators for 600 people if none are broken. I blew this off when reading reviews on this place, buy you will literally wait half an hour for an elevator at times. The gym looks nice and big, but the equipment is all old and outdated. Also, don't live on the 44th floor-the gym will be right above you. You will hear everyone dropping weights and running on the treadmill, and you will pay more for it. This is advertised as a luxury apartment-it is not. It's a building that was built in the 30s and got a facelift. There's no central heating/air, creepy old stairwells, at least one elevator breaks monthly, there is a pest issue, plumbing issues, and electric issues. My personal unit: I moved in to a unit with a broken shower, air conditioning unit, washer/dryer, and electric outlet. The AC unit you could see was broken from across the room so clearly they don't so much as do walk throughs prior to moving their next resident in. And when I had maintenance come to fix it, they took the slats off my AC unit and did not replace it, told me to leave the cupboard open for my dryer to work (didn't work-had to have it replaced. New one still takes 3 hours to dry clothes), did not fix the issue wherein my shower would fluctuate between scalding hot and freezing cold instead of dispensing warm water, and reset my electric outlet that was shorting anytime anything was plugged into it instead of replacing it. I finally got after management who sent the maintenance manager who got the shower fixed (although it is now reverting to the same issue as before) and got my AC unit replaced, but for the outlet and washer/dryer, I had to have my kitchen rewired because it was never updated (despite the unit supposedly being remodeled). Oh also, the new dryer was installed such that I have to manually empty water from it ever 4-5 loads because it was not set up to auto-drain (which is an option for this dryer, I looked it up) and maintenance refuses to fix it. Now on top of that, they want to charge me to break my lease. This place is not worth your money or your time. You can find much better for the same price or cheaper in the area, and you should.

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Property Manager at 1500 Locust responded to this review

Jamie, I apologize you have not enjoyed your living experience. The building was built in 1974 and does provide heating and cooling in the common hallways with vents on each floor. The interior stairwells are clean and well lit. The equipment in the fitness room has been replaced and additional pieces added. The fitness room has a rubber floor and the area where the weights are located, the floor is three inches thick. The elevators, electrical and plumbing systems are working properly. We have an exterminator who treats the building each week for preventative maintenance. If you would like to discuss your comments further, I can be reached at your convenience in the management office. Sincerely, David McMurtrie, ARM General Manager 1500 Locust

11/3/20

Worst Management Possible

I lived in 1500 Locust Apartments for nearly 2-years and could not have been more frustrated / disappointed with a building. The individuals in the leasing office have provided me with incorrect information numerous times. The elevator situation is out of hand, with 3 functioning elevators for 600 units. There is construction always being done to some area of the building causing loud noises and closed down common areas. I highly recommend moving anywhere else but 1500 Locust Apartments.

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Property Manager at 1500 Locust responded to this review

Andrew, I apologize you feel you were provided incorrect information, but I can assure you the information provided is correct and was in accordance with the terms of your current lease agreement. The elevators are all in working order and there are a total of six serving the building. The building has a preventative maintenance program to prolong the life of the structure, not to mention upgrading the amenities and the apartments. As you stated, you have lived here for two years and have recommended several residents to the building. We wish you nothing but the best, stay safe! Sincerely, David McMurtrie General Manager 1500 Locust

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