Bella Vista Neighborhood Information, 19147

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.

The DEAL:

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

Center City Housing Report

Landmarks

Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Fabric Row

Firefighter Statue

Fleisher Art Memorial

Gum Tree

Hovering Bodies

Italian Market

Jefferson Square Park/ Sacks Rec Center

Lebanon Cemetery

Mario Lanza Park

Mummers Museum

Pat’s & Geno’s Showdown

Rizzo Ice Skating Rink

Sarcone’s

Sherlock Holmes Mural

Weccacoe Playground

Schools

Kirkbride

Meredith

Nebinger

St Casimir

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Washington

William M. Meredith School

www.centercityschools.com

https://sdp-webprod.phila.k12.pa.us/OnlineDirectory/Directory

http://nces.ed.gov/datatools/

Gyms

Curves (women Only)

Fitness Works Philadelphia

Jacky’s Gym

Pennsport Athletic Club

Sweat

Neighborhood Civic Association

Queen Village Neighborhood Association

Bella Vista Neighborhood Association

Bella Vista Townwatch

South Street Association

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