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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, 19006
1 Bedroom$1,080 - $1,440
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Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 19095
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2 Bedrooms$1,570 - $2,211
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19126
Studio/1 Bedroom$625 - $820
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19138
1 Bedroom$785 - $820
2 Bedrooms$975 - $1,019
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Elkins Park is an extraordinarily varied city with a wide array of apartment living options - you can find excellent park views or high rise apartments available in a lot of different neighborhoods all over the city. No matter whether you want a wisteria home office or any other color scheme in your new place, you can easily use MyNewPlace to search for that kid friendly apartment in Elkins Park.
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Heading north out of the City of Brotherly Love, (a.k.a. 'Philly', yes) the suburb of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania is the birthplace of comedian Bill Cosby and has a population of 19,923. It was voted by Money Magazine as a top contender for Best Places To Live in 2005, high above many national averages for overall quality of life, schools & education, leisure and culture. But don't take their word for it: check-out what the locals have to say using LocalTalk. Some local monuments in Elkins Park include the Beth Sholom Synagogue, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, famous for being the only building of this kind he ever designed in his lifetime, the Lynnewood Wall estate and High School Park. Elkins Park falls under the umbrella of several suburban areas north of Philadelphia: in Montgomery County, that includes the areas of La Mott, Melrose Park, East Oak, Glenside and Willow Grove.
The Creekside Cooperative Farmer's Market
It's not all suburbs like endless rows of identical houses stretching in every direction—there's greenery! There are fresh vegetables to be had! Just make your way over to the bucolic High School Park and Ogontz Field every sunday in downtown Elkins Park and check-out the Creekside Cooperative Farmer's Market at website (no membership required). Join up! It's a big part of the community. Get local produce from the Pennsylvania farms, along with dairy products like cheese and milk, meat & fish, dry goods and more! It's right beside the train station, possibly within walking distance from your new apartment? Maybe you'll bump into Bill Cosby there! High School Park is an incredible stretch of land that's an example of rare natural beauty and the stream, meadow and woods are well maintained by local volunteers.
Happening Events In Elkins Park
Check-out the following site for local news, bulletins and events: website. It's a reliable site for World news as well, but more importantly you'll find out about what's going on in town. All of Pennsylvania is at your fingertips! In a sense, having an apartment in Elkins Park would make for an ideal base of operations. You're not in the middle of nowhere and your not smack in the center of all of the Philadelphia hubbub, but the city is nearby and highly accessible. Public Transportation in Elkins Park, especially to and from Philly, is exceptional. You'll want to check-out the Richard Wall House Museum just north of the Co-op, near Wall Park. It's gorgeous! See: article It is an ancient stone manor house still belonging to the old family that originally built it. It's among the oldest buildings in all Pennsylvania.
Okay....Admit It: You Own A Dog, Well, Bring It To Elkins Park
So you get up in the morning in your apartment on the weekend and you don't know anyone and here you are in Elkins Park. Go to the dog park. This is how you are going to meet people, this is what you will do: walk your dog over to the brand new opened in 2006 Curtis Dog Park, a.k.a 'Dog Run'. I can't speak for the city of Philadelphia or the other suburban environs, but you will find that Elkins Park is 100% dog-friendly, and beyond! Type-in Elkins Park using the great site website and they'll tell you all you need to know. They give a run-down of all the amenities the dog park has to offer, in the case of Curtis Park: how the area is light, how many other dogs yours can expect to socialize with while there, how late the place is open, the amount of space they have to run around in, what kinds of fences, what kind of ground, grass/dirt, you name it! It's certainly going to be a part of your integrating into the community and making a new home for yourself. Adopt from the Montgomery County SPCA Animal Shelter at website!
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I've got dogs. What are the best places in Elkins Park for being outdoors with pets?
One of the best places for being outdoors with pets in Elkins Park is the city's off-leash dog park. Open daily from 8 am to 6 pm, Curtis Dog Park has separate, fenced-in spaces for large and small dogs, trash cans, trash bags, scoopers, and water. Other parks within the city limits include Wall Park and High School Park, but dogs must be kept on leash in these areas. Larger parks in surrounding towns include Wissahickon Valley Park and Lorimer Park. A little over an hour to the southeast of Elkins Park lies Wharton State Forest, which comprises over 122,000 acres of land and includes many hiking trails.
Do most people in Elkins Park rely on public transportation?
Close to 70 percent of Elkins Park residents use private cars to commute. However, Elkins Park does have some public transportation options available. Intracity transport is provided in the form of SEPTA bus routes 28, 55, 70, and 77. SEPTA also provides Elkins Park with Regional Rail service on the Warminster, West Trenton, and Lansdale/Doylestown lines at the Elkins Park station.