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South Philadelphia Real Estate is Hot!

South Philadelphia real estate, more commonly referred to as “South Philly,” is a vibrant area composed of several small neighborhoods. In the past, this area saw a huge influx of immigrants during the Industrial Revolution. This mix of cultures created a highly ethnically diverse neighborhood. Many of these new immigrants started clubs and community groups in an effort to maintain their cultural traditions.

South Philadelphia Landmarks

South Philadelphia real estate is home to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. It is home to all of Philadelphia’s major sports teams such as the Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers.

The Packer Park Neighborhood

Packer Park is a residential neighborhood in South Philadelphia. It is comprised of 1,200 homes built in two different developments. There are four residential communities that are part of the Sports Complex Special Services District. Packer Park is one of them. It has one of the strongest community groups in all of Philly.

Packer Park area offers many newly constructed luxury row homes and condos. Unlike most other Philly neighborhoods, it is unique in that it departs from the grid like city streets and traditional row homes and instead, is made up of cul-de-sacs.

The Girard Estate Neighborhood

Girard Estates is an increasingly popular residential neighborhood in South Philadelphia. There are a variety of single family home styles for sale. In recent years there has been a lot of new construction, which mixes well with the historic real estate to create an eclectic and culturally vibrant neighborhood.

Fun Fact

The Rocky movies were filmed in the South Philly neighborhood.