University City borders Center City to the west across the Schuylkill River in West Philadelphia. University City is the second largest business district in the City of Philadelphia and It is home to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and several other institutions of higher education. The area is also home to a medical center and several scientific research centers. The area is also home to 30th Street Station. Aside from a large student presence, the area is also home to many singles, young professionals and families (mainly Professors or doctors, etc. who work in the area). Neighborhoods in the boundaries of University City include Cedar Park, Clark Park, Garden Court, Spruce Hill, Squirrel Hill, Powelton Village, Walnut Hill and Woodland Terrace.
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