Passyunk Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Passyunk Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Passyunk Square is a neighborhood in South Philadelphia bounded by Broad Street to the west, 6th Street to the east, Tasker Street to the south and Washington Avenue to the north. [ [http://www.passyunksquare.org/2008/03/25/zoning/#comments Passyunk Square.org] ] Passyunk Square is bordered by the Bella Vista, Hawthorne, Central South Philadelphia, Wharton and Point Breeze neighborhoods. [ [http://www.southphillyreview.com/view_article.php?id=2565 South Philly Review: The Place Where You Live: Point Breeze] ] [ [http://www.phila.gov/PHILS/Docs/otherinfo/placname.htm Philadelphia Neighborhoods] ]

Demographics

* White - 68%; Black - 6%; Asian - 19%; Hispanic - 7% [ [http://www.southphillyreview.com/view_article.php?id=2561 The Place Where You Live: Passyunk Square] ]

hopping district

The neighborhood is best known for its shopping and restaurants along the East Passyunk corridor. This stretch of Passyunk has benefited directly from the Citizens Alliance for Better Neighborhoods, as well as the newly created Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District. These programs have helped greatly revitalize the neighborhood. [ [http://www.southphillyreview.com/view_article.php?id=2561 The Place Where You Live: Passyunk Square] ]

The eastern side of Passyunk features a large number of privately owned shops, restaurants, and grocery stores; additionally, it has a number of businesses to benefit the local residents, such as insurance offices, salons, and pharmacies. [ [http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/directory.htm Visit East Passyunk business directory] ]

ee also

* South Philadelphia
* Pat's King of Steaks
* Geno's Steaks

External links

* [http://www.passyunksquare.org Passyunk Square community website]
* [http://www.south-philly.com/eastpassyunk.htm Business listings for East Passyunk]
* [http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/ East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District]
* [http://www.phillyblog.com/philly/south-philly/ Phillyblog.com - South Philadelphia board]
* [http://www.citizensalliance.us/ Citizens' Alliance for Better Neighborhoods]

References


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