1716 Pine St.

Taxes: $2,489

Fees: $258

Located in an elegant 19th-century townhouse recently converted to condos, this third-floor, one-bedroom unit features hardwood floors, restored crown moldings, and an attractive open kitchen with maple cabinets and a breakfast bar. The bedroom includes a laundry closet with washer/dryer hookup.

Pros: Realtor will give buyer a year's parking in a nearby lot.

Cons: Bedroom window looks out onto rear fire escape. Third-floor unit is a walk-up.

Broker: Mike McCann, Prudential Fox & Roach; 215-627-6005 or 215-440-8345.



2001 Hamilton St.

Taxes: $2,150

Fees: $482

Situated in the south tower of CityView Condominiums, this fourth-floor unit offers two bedrooms and two full baths (one with a stall shower and a Jacuzzi tub). The updated kitchen has been opened up to the living area. For $40,000 more, you can get a parking space in the building's garage.

Pros: Building has a doorman and shops and restaurants at lobby level.

Cons: There is only a sliver of a Center City skyline view.

Broker: Michele Palumbo, The Condo Shop; 215-692-6636 or 484-645-1905.



315 New St.

Taxes: $2,322

Fees: $525

This south-facing sixth-floor unit in Old City's Bridgeview Condominiums has two bedrooms, two full baths, and an updated galley kitchen with cherry cabinets. The living room looks out over the Ben Franklin Bridge and has exposed-brick walls and new Pergo flooring.

Pros: Includes a new washer/dryer. The building has 24-hour doorman.

Cons: The second bedroom is minuscule, and the unit has minimal closet space.

Broker: Rosemary Fluehr, Prudential Fox & Roach; 215-627-6005.