6.5 out of 10

Riverfront

39.9342204377263 -75.145197396009
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Childcare
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Parks & Recreation
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Sitting on the dock of [the Delaware]"

Riverfront is the term used to describe the area of Philadelphia that is situated along the Delaware River. The neighborhood runs the length of Columbus Boulevard and Delaware Avenue and includes many luxury high rise apartments and condos.
Due to its close proximity with the river, Riverfront can get a tad smelly in the summertime. The Delaware River isn’t the cleanest tributary in the world and carries along a lot of garbage with it and maybe even Jimmy Hoffa’s body.
Riverfront offers a lot of dining and nightlife opportunities. Since it runs along the eastern border of the city, residents have quick and easy access to a lot of other Philly attractions. The Moshulu, located on Delaware Avenue, is a restaurant that is built on an old war ship. They have a large selection of tempting seafood and other lip-smacking fare. Dave & Buster’s, an adult arcade, restaurant and bar, is also located on Delaware Avenue and is a great place to go for fun and games.
Parking is limited in Riverfront but it offers a unique place to live since it’s very close to the river. House prices range from $230,000 to $250,000 and are often very well kept.
Pros
  • On the water
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Pretty homes
Cons
  • No parking
  • You can smell Jersey from across the river
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Trendy & Stylish

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