The Cornerstone

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400 S 48th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143
$725 - $1,350
Studio - 3 Beds
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Professionally managed by Altman Management Company.
Updated 1 day ago

Note: Based on community-supplied data and independent market research. Subject to change without notice.

Student Special!!!!!!!!!!

For all students with valid Student ID: $35 application fee is waived & 1/2 off Security Deposit

Expires: August 31, 2016

Lease Terms

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One-Time Expenses

  • Application Fee: $35
  • Cat Fee: $250
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Apartment Description

The Cornerstone is an historic building that combines original architectural features with modern amenities such as kitchens,Hardwood Floors

Neighborhood Preservation and Development Fund (N.P.D.F) welcomes you to a lifestyle of comfort and convenience in the University City section of West Philadelphia. The University City area is a great place to live, work, eat and go to school. N.P.D.F. operates over 400 apartments in 20 locations. You can walk or bike to school at nearby University of Pennsylvania or Drexel University or take a 15 minute bus ride to work in Center City, Philadelphia. The Cornerstone is an historic building that combines original architectural features with modern amenities such as kitchens with range, refrigerator and garbage disposal, carpeting or hardwood floors, on-site laundry facilities, controlled access entry, public transportation at your door, 24-hour emergency maintenance and professional management.Call for our great specials!

The Cornerstone is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 19143 zip code. This apartment community was built in 1920 and has 5 stories with 115 units.

  • Office Hours

  • Friday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • Monday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Features & Amenities

Community Features

  • Package Service
  • Controlled Access
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • On-Site Property Manager
  • Available 24/7
  • Elevator
  • Antique Building

Floor Plan Amenities

  • High Speed Internet
  • Heating
  • Smoke Free
  • Wired for Cable
  • Bathtub/Shower
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dine-In Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Wood Flooring
  • Carpeting
  • Dining Area
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Window Coverings



Pet Policy

Cats Allowed

  • $250 Fee
  • 2 Pet Limit

$250.00 Non refundable deposit. Limit 2 cats.


GreatSchools Ratings Data

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School boundaries are subject to change. Always double check with the school district for most current boundaries.



Lea Henry C School PK-8 | Assigned

4700 Locust St
(215) 471-2915

416 Students


West Philadelphia High School PK-12 | Assigned

4700 Walnut St
(215) 471-2902

803 Students


Penn Alexander School PK-8 | Property Identified

4209 Spruce St
(215) 823-5465

578 Students


Beulah Baptist Christian Day School

5001 Spruce Street
(215) 747-3347

87 Students

New Testament Church Christian

4730 Chestnut St
(215) 471-9958

West Philadelphia Catholic High School

4501 Chestnut St
(215) 386-2244

538 Students

Public Transportation

Transit / Subway

Baltimore Avenue and 48th Street Transit Stop (Route 34)

Walk:6 min

Distance:0.3 mi

Baltimore and 48th Transit Stop (Route 34)

Walk:6 min

Distance:0.3 mi

Baltimore Avenue and 47th Street Transit Stop (Route 34)

Walk:7 min

Distance:0.3 mi

Baltimore and 47th Transit Stop (Route 34)

Walk:7 min

Distance:0.3 mi

Baltimore Avenue and 49th Street Transit Stop (Route 34)

Walk:8 min

Distance:0.4 mi


Philadelphia International Airport

Drive:22 min

Distance:9.8 mi

Commuter Rail

Philadelphia 30th Street Commuter Rail (Atlantic City Line)

Drive:12 min

Distance:4.6 mi

Cedar Park Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA

93 Walk Score® Walker's Paradise
81 Transit Score® Excellent Transit

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