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South 39th Street

Commute to Downtown Philadelphia

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Biker’s Paradise

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

South 39th Street

South 39th Street has a Walk Score of 97 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

South 39th Street is a six minute walk from the 11 13th-Market to Darby Trans Cntr, the 13 13th-Market to Yeadon-Darby and the 34 13th-Market to 61st-Baltimore at the 37th St Trolley Station stop.

This location is in the University City neighborhood in Philadelphia. Nearby parks include James G. Kaskey Memorial Park, Shoemaker Green and Clark Park.

Nearby schools include Phila Elwyn Institute, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA and Penn Alexander School.

The closest grocery stores are The Fresh Grocer, H & M Grocery Inc and International Foods & Spices.

Nearby coffee shops include Capogiro Gelato Artisans, Penn Dining and Saxbys Coffee University of Pennsylvania. There are 142 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Bobby's Burger Palace, Sweetgreen and Cavanaugh's Restaurant.

South 39th Street is near Hamilton Field, James G. Kaskey Memorial Park and University of Pennsylvania.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. South 39th Street is a Biker’s Paradise, daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Rider’s Paradise

South 39th Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar.

Rail lines:

  • 36 13th-Market to 80th-Eastwick

    0.2 mi

  • 13 13th-Market to Yeadon-Darby

    0.2 mi

  • 11 13th-Market to Darby Trans Cntr

    0.2 mi

  • 34 13th-Market to 61st-Baltimore

    0.2 mi

  • MFL Frankford TC to 69th St TC

    0.3 mi

  • 10 13th-Market to 63rd-Malvern

    0.3 mi

Bus lines:

  • 21 Penn's Landing to 69th St TC

    0.0 mi

  • 40 2nd-Lombard to Conshohocken-Monumnt

    0.1 mi

  • LUCYGO Gold Loop through University City

    0.1 mi

  • 30 Amtrak 30th St Sta to 69th St TC

    0.1 mi

  • LUCYGR Green Loop through University City

    0.1 mi

  • 42 Penn's Landing to Wycombe

    0.1 mi

Car shares:

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University City Neighborhood

South 39th Street is in the University City neighborhood. University City is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a neighborhood Walk Score of 90.

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