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Old Posted Apr 15, 2012, 10:42 PM
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PHILADELPHIA | University City Part 1

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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Sweet! Love those streetcars, and a lot of those residential streets look strikingly similar to St. Louis' Central West End.
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Thanks for so long thread and so many interesting pictures!

I like very much those classic university buildings and, of course, that pretty neighbourhood with so beautiful streets and houses. Besides, I like those so green parks. It must be a nice place for studying, working and to live in.

Congrats and greetings from Madrid, Spain!
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Great collection Summer!
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Sweet! Love those streetcars, and a lot of those residential streets look strikingly similar to St. Louis' Central West End.
I agree, the Streetcars are awesome and yes, there are so many similarities between St. Louis and Philly.
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Looks like a great area!!
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Man, West Philly has some gorgeous housing stock! Thanks for the nice long photo thread summersm.
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Looks like a great area!!
It is! One of my favorite areas in Philly.

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Man, West Philly has some gorgeous housing stock! Thanks for the nice long photo thread summersm.
Yes they are gorgeous. Glad you enjoyed
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Ah, the West is the best! Love it! Definitely one of the most beautiful 'hoods in Philly or anywhere for that matter. Now, get the book (see sig line )
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Nice thread dude but you should have waited until this week. With the temps in the 80's my head was on a swivel. Got whiplash looking at all the college girls wearing next to nothing.
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Ah, the West is the best! Love it! Definitely one of the most beautiful 'hoods in Philly or anywhere for that matter. Now, get the book (see sig line )
I agree... some of the neighborhoods in West Philly are absolutely stunning.

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Nice thread dude but you should have waited until this week. With the temps in the 80's my head was on a swivel. Got whiplash looking at all the college girls wearing next to nothing.
I know I instantly regretted it haha.
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Wonderful looking area, thanks.
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Gotta 'Luv' Philly
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So many places I've thrown up in here.
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I live in one of these houses!
Do you really? haha! Nice what are the odds of that?

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Wonderful looking area, thanks.
It is, it's awesome. Thanks, glad you enjoyed!

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So many places I've thrown up in here.
Hahaha.. awesome. Sounds like you've had some great nights in UCity
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Thank you for showing my area of our city so well. It has been my home for the last twenty years. It really is as nice as your pictures demonstrate.
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So many places I've thrown up in here.
Some of those Indian restaurants can be pretty funky.
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Thank you for showing my area of our city so well. It has been my home for the last twenty years. It really is as nice as your pictures demonstrate.
You're welcome! The area is just naturally gorgeous
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