Philadelphia’s Best Neighborhoods by MyPhillyCondo
The truly extraordinary neighborhoods of Philadelphia
Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania, and the fifth-most-populous city in the United States. It is located in the Northeastern United States along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers.
History: In 1682, William Penn founded the city of Philadelphia to serve as capital of Pennsylvania Colony. During the American Revolution, Philadelphia played an instrumental role as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787.
Climate: Philadelphia’s climate offers hot summers, mild falls and springs, and cold winters with variable snowfall precipitation.
With its rich culture and popular art scene, Philadelphia has more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city. In addition to art, Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park is the largest landscaped urban park in the world.
Center City Philadelphia includes the central business district and central neighborhoods of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. As of 2010, its residential population of over 57,000 made it the third most populous downtown in the United States, after New York City’s and Chicago’s.
Among Center City’s neighborhoods and districts are Penn’s Landing, Old City, Society Hill, South Street/Head House District, Washington Square West, Market East, Chinatown, Logan Circle, the Museum District (located along the Ben Franklin Parkway), Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, the Avenue of the Arts (South Broad Street), and Jewelers’ Row.
Philadelphia condos market burst with over hundreds of magnificent Luxury high rise, midrise and low rise condominiums throughout the center city boundaries. From river views penthouses to best kept secret low rise condos in the heart of Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, Philadelphia offers an amazing array of choice for every taste and needs.
Philadelphia is surround by many highways such a I-95, I-76, I-676, U.S Route 30, U.S 1 – Philadelphia International Airport, Amtrak (going to NYC, Washington D.C and many more East Coast Metropolitan areas), Local public transit with SEPTA, PATCO (going to and from NJ), as well as the New Jersey Transit, Mega bus, Greyhound, and much more to get around town and beyond.