Neighborhood Spotlight

Across the Schuylkill River from Center City, West Philadelphia seems like a microcosm of the city itself, with a number of smaller, distinct neighborhoods such as Powelton Village, Spruce Hill, Cedar Park and University City, home to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the University of the Sciences.Β 

Baltimore Avenue is a prominent thoroughfare in West Philadelphia. It runs through several neighborhoods and is known for its diverse community, eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, and its cultural vibrancy.

Here are some key points about Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia:

🌳Cedar Park: Baltimore Avenue passes through the Cedar Park neighborhood, which is known for its historic homes and a strong sense of community. The Cedar Park Neighbors organization is active in community development and events.

β˜•Local Businesses: The avenue is home to a variety of local businesses, including cafes, restaurants, boutiques, and bookstores. The commercial corridor along Baltimore Avenue reflects the neighborhood’s diversity and community spirit. The Gold Standard Cafe, Clarkville and Milkcrate Cafe are just a few of our favorites.

🌳Clark Park: Clark Park is a popular public park located in the West Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The park is situated in the University City area and spans approximately 9 acres. It serves as a hub for community activities, offering green spaces, playgrounds, sports facilities, and more

πŸ₯‘Mariposa Food Co-op: Mariposa Food Co-op, a community-owned grocery store, is located on Baltimore Avenue. It emphasizes sustainable and locally sourced products.

πŸŽ‰πŸ’ƒ Community Events: Baltimore Avenue hosts various community events throughout the year, including street festivals, farmers’ markets, and cultural celebrations. These events contribute to the area’s lively atmosphere.

πŸš‰Public Transportation: The avenue is well-served by public transportation, including trolley routes and bus services, making it accessible to residents and visitors. Historic Architecture: Baltimore Avenue features a mix of historic and modern architecture, with well-preserved Victorian homes and commercial buildings contributing to the neighborhood’s character.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“University City: Baltimore Avenue is located near the University City district, home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. The presence of these educational institutions adds an academic and cultural dimension to the area.

We manage a variety of properties in this location and currently have spaces opening at Florence Flats. This stunning mid rise is located on the corner of 49th and Florence Avenue and offers sun filled studio and 1 bedrooms starting at $1099. We are also offering 2 months free on an 18 month lease for applications received through 11/30. Contact our team today at rent@livewtprops.com to book your in person or virtual tour today.