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While apartment buildings have been around for close to two centuries (the earliest tenement in New York City dates to the 1820s), they really started to take off in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As city populations boomed, the need for concentrated housing in dense areas became imperative.
Now, people choose apartments over a house for many reasons, including lower rents, less maintenance, and prime locations. And while newer apartments may have amenities absent from older buildings, there are many benefits you can derive only from living in a historic apartment.
We’ve compiled a few reasons why living in a historic apartment is preferable to living in a newly constructed one.
Check out more toolkits at https://SavingPlaces.org/tips-and-tools.