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Living in Callowhill, Philadelphia, PA

Nestled between Spring Garden Street and Chinatown is the quirky and eclectic neighborhood of Callowhill. Steeped in history, yet still up-and-coming on the Philly property map, Callowhill is starting to attract a fun-loving crowd of potential residents seeking an exciting place to live.

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Things to Do in Callowhill

The Callowhill arts scene is strengthening by the year. Catch a live gig at one of the music venues and explore a range of exhibitions at pop-up art galleries tucked away among side streets. Special events, including community gatherings and free workshops, are held on the first Friday of every month. Family-run cafes and a selection of food trucks offer local delights, while several grocery stores make it easy to pick up cooking supplies. The whimsical manicured grounds of Franklin Park are a short stroll away from Callowhill. Here, you can ride a carousel, try your hand at mini golf or grab a bite to eat. Top Philly attractions, such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, and Citizens Bank Park are all just a short car ride away.

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Housing and Community

Real estate in Callowhill, Pennsylvania, gives NYC a run for its money with a host of stylish loft apartments and factory conversions that have earned the neighborhood its "Loft District" nickname. Many homes for sale in Callowhill have been recently renovated and feature modern interiors, exposed-brick walls, and open-plan living spaces. While the area is easily explored by foot, there are ample local bus stops in the area. Philadelphia International Airport is located less than eight miles away from the neighborhood.

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How to Live Like a Callowhill Local

Head to one of the numerous gastropubs on Spring Hill Street and lunch like the locals. The Callowhill neighborhood is also beloved by its residents for the massive array of art, music, and culinary events that are held throughout the year. The community's Asian supermarkets—located in Chinatown—are popular with residents for the exotic and diverse range of products sold. From gallery openings to underground gigs, there will never be a dull moment when living here. While some families do choose to live in the area, its buzzing nightlife and hip arts scene endear this neighborhood to creative types, techies and hipsters wanting a cool spot to call home.


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  • From the Underground Arts performance venue to the newly renovated Rail Park, there's no excuse for boredom with the plethora of music and entertainment available.
  • Franklin Park, a popular gathering spot, is a great place to get some fresh air and ride a carousel, grab a bite to eat, or challenge your friends and family to a game of mini golf.
  • Top Philadelphia attractions, like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is just a quick drive away.


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