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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

RESEARCH AND ACTION LINKS

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

  • East-West: Route 40, Lombard/South Streets; Route 64, Gray's Ferry and Washington Avenue to Mann Music Center and Pier 70; Route 12 , Grays Ferry Ave to West Philadelphia and Society Hill)
  • North-South: Route 7 (22/23 Streets), Route 17 (19/20 Streets), Route 2 (16th/17 Streets), Route C, Broad Street,
  • Broad Street Subway stops are north and south of our neighborhood, at Lombard/South and Ellsworth/Federal Streets

NEAREST FOOD MARKETS:

  • South Square Market - 23rd and South
  • Acme Market - 10th and Reed
  • Save-A-Lot - 13th and Washington
  • SuperFresh and Fresh Fields - 10th and South
  • Italian Market - 9th Street, Christian to Wharton
  • Pathmark - 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue -- in convenient strip mall with Blockbuster Video, Radio Shack, clothing stores, McDonalds

OTHER NEARBY AMENITIES:

  • Library Branches -- Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust Street; Queen Memorial, 1201 South 23 Street
  • Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008-10 DeLancey Place
  • Post Office -- 2900 Block of Gray's Ferry Avenue
  • Other shopping -- "big box" stores including a Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Super-Fresh Supermarket, and Old Navy, are located on Columbus Boulevard (formerly Delaware Avenue) and served by the 64 Bus line. Major shopping districts, including Liberty Place, the Reading Terminal Market, and the Gallery, are served ty the 17 bus line.
  • Nearest parks (outside neighborhood):
    Schuylkill River Park, 26th and Spruce
    Rittenhouse Square, 1800-1900 Walnut-Locust

    Fitler Square, 23rd and Pine
    Chew Playground, 18th and Washington Ave

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