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Neighborhood Highlights


Situated between the Schuylkill River and Cobbs Creek to the West. West Philadelphia is home to the prestigious University of Pennsylvania which is located in the rapidly expanding University City district. This diverse neighborhood is known for its many historic Queen Anne Victorian row houses, Cedar Park and numerous attractions such as The Philadelphia Zoo (the oldest in the nation), and the Shofuso Japanese Garden. West Philadelphia is an expansive area served by SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line, five Subway Surface Lines, and five of SEPTA’s thirteen Regional Rail Lines.

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