« on: March 25, 2005, 09:20:48 PM »
The new buildings in conshy are really nice, and pretty pricy (i looked there because I row for Nova, and we practice right down the street). The best places to look for more affordable housing are conshy, manayunk, ardmore, parts of wayne, and the king of prussia area. Thats where my friends who don't have daddy paying the rent check live. Definatly avoid college hall apartments and bryn mawr gables in bryn mawr, they're undergrad party central and you will never get any sort of studying done, plus they're expensive. I don't think the cost of living itself is super expensive here, its more that so many people feel the pressure to drive a lexus and dress in polo and carry designer handbags, etc, because that's what the culture is like around here. Plus if you own property, taxes are crazy expensive. Radnor High, right down the street from Nova, is the public high school considered the Harvard of High Schools. And the bars in the Nova area always have good specials, so you can even go out cheap when you have time!