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.