Cedar Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cedar Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cedar Park is a neighborhood located in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built as a streetcar suburb [West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District, [http://www.uchs.net/HistoricDistricts/wpsshd.html UCHS] ] for Center City between 1850 and 1910. It is a racially and ethnically diverse part of the city, with much of the historic architecture preserved. Cedar Park is located in the western portion of the larger University City neighborhood.

Originally outlying farmland, with the construction of trolley lines linking West Philadelphia to Center City in the late 1800s, Cedar Park soon developed into a suburb of Philadelphia marked by Queen Anne-style architecture. Since about 2000, the neighborhood has been undergoing gentrification stimulated by the University of Pennsylvania's redevelopment plan for West Philadelphia. There is a distinct progressive-politics mien to the neighborhood and a sizable African immigrant community located along and near Baltimore Avenue between 46th and 49th Streets.

The neighborhood stretches north to Larchwood Ave., south to Kingsessing Ave., east to 46th Street, and west to 52nd Street. [ ttp://www.phila.gov/phils/Docs/otherinfo/pname1.htm]


ee also

*St. Francis de Sales Church

External links

* [http://cedarparkneighbors.org/ Cedar Park Neighborhood Association]
* [http://westphillydata.library.upenn.edu/infoR_Neigh_Cedarpark.htm InfoResources West Philadelphia Neighborhood - Cedar Park]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Overbrook Park is a neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in the 1940s on the site of a former farm, offering new housing for returning GIs and their families. Today, Overbrook… …   Wikipedia

  • Cedar Park — could refer to*Cedar Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania *Cedar Park, Seattle, Washington, a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington *Cedar Park, Texas, a city located in Williamson County, Texas **Cedar… …   Wikipedia

  • Overbrook Farms, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Overbrook Farms U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

  • University City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — s 19104, 19139, and 19143.The name University City was coined in the mid 1950s in an effort to encourage University of Pennsylvania faculty to move into the nearby neighborhoods as part of an urban renewal effort.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cobbs Creek, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — For the stream named Cobbs Creek, see Cobbs Creek. Cobbs Creek Automobile Suburb Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Mill Creek, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Mill Creek is a neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is located north of Market Street, south of Girard Avenue, between 44th and 52nd Streets. It is named for the eponymous creek which was covered by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Garden Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Infobox nrhp | name =Garden Court Historic District nrhp type = caption = location= Philadelphia, Pennsylvania locmapin = Pennsylvania area = built =1919 architect= Multiple; Siegal,Clarence architecture= Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals,… …   Wikipedia

  • Walnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Walnut Hill is a neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is roughly located between 45th Street and 52nd Street, bounded by Market Street and Locust Street. Most of the neighborhood is in the northwestern… …   Wikipedia

  • Squirrel Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Squirrel Hill is a neighborhood in West Philadelphia, south of Baltimore Ave and west of Clark Park. [ [http://westphillydata.library.upenn.edu/infoR ResoLnks directlinks index.htm Location of Squirrel Hill] according to the UPenn West Philly… …   Wikipedia

  • Overbrook, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Overbrook High School at 59th Street and Lancaster Avenue Overbrook is a neighborhood northwest of West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The area contains an assortment of housing from large, old homes to row homes to 3 4 story apartment …   Wikipedia

Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»