Bella Vista Neighborhood Information, 19147
Queen Village and Bella Vista are both historic neighborhoods. Queen Village (Delaware River-6th, South-Washington) named for the Queen of Sweden is considered to be the 1st true neighborhood in Philadelphia because of it access to the Delaware River. The bordering, Bella Vista (6th-11th, South-Washington) was the first neighborhood settled by Italian immigrants in Philadelphia, is home to the Italian Market and known for its beautiful views of the downtown skyline. South Street is the border street for both neighborhoods. It is known for its “bohemian” atmosphere and its diverse and urban mix of shops, bars, and eateries. It also features a It is one of Philadelphia’s largest tourist attractions.
Queen Village: Trinity (1 room per floor), federal homes and contemporaies line the streets of this eclectic neighborhood Bella Vista: Spacious homes and Spacious homes turned into apartments fill this quiet neighborhood that is minutes from downtown.
Of the 427 houses and condos sold in 19147 between August, 2008 & August 2009, the average sold price was $346,241.
Walkscore: 97 out of 100, Walker’s Paradise
The FEEL: Queen Village: Solid Neighborhood, Busy but, very convenient to South Street, Families enjoy Weccacoe Playground, Starr Garden & Shot Tower Playground Bella Vista: Quieter Neighborhood, Great grocery shopping at Italian Market, Whole Foods & Superfresh, Lots of families frequent 2 great playgrounds, Seger & Palumbo Playgrounds
Queen Village Real Estate Market Report
Bella Vista Real Estate Market Report
Neighborhood Civic Association
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