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Living in Center City West Philadelphia

Center City West is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 6,411 residents.

Center City West has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Logan Square, Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, Avenue of the Arts South, Graduate Hospital, Fairmount - Art Museum and Washington Square West.

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Walk Score of Center City West, Philadelphia, PA

Center City West is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Joe Coffee in Center City West, Philadelphia

Joe Coffee

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Barnes & Noble

Daily errands do not require a car in Center City West Philadelphia.

Center City West is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 99.

Find apartments in Philadelphia's most walkable neighborhoods: Rittenhouse Square, Avenue of the Arts South and Center City West.

Center City West Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 1919 Market St. in the Center City West area
from $1,747
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for ICON in the Center City West area
from $1,445
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Republic in the Center City West area
from $1,570
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Avenir in the Center City West area
from $1,108
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Sterling Apartment Homes in the Center City West area
from $1,212
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Riverloft Apartment Homes in the Center City West area
from $1,778
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Embassy Apartments in the Center City West area
from $975
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Point at Rittenhouse Row in the Center City West area
from $1,602
1 bed
Walk Score 100

Center City West Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Center City West to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Rittenhouse Square 99 100 94 8,524
2 Avenue of the Arts South 99 100 94 4,013
3 Center City West 99 100 96 6,411
4 Washington Square West 98 100 96 11,444
5 Center City East 97 97 92 14,635

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 465 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Center City West.

People in Center City West can walk to an average of 81 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Joe CoffeeWith an emphasis on quality, education for baristas and the public, and finally through roasting and wholesaling its coffee, Joe continues to be a respected and beloved fixture in the coffee community.

Kevin Dauti
on Joe Coffee

Transit Score of Center City West, Philadelphia, PA

Center City West is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Center City West Philadelphia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Center City West has world-class public transportation and about 19 bus, 1 subway and 5 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Center City West on public transit.

icon for car shares in Center City West

Center City West has about 5 car shares from Zipcar.

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Bike Score of Center City West, Philadelphia, PA

Center City West is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Center City West

= Lowest Crime

Center City West has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Center City West Crime Rate

Compared to all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Photo of United Lodge of Theosophists in Center City West, Philadelphia

United Lodge of Theosophists

Photo of Rittenhouse Plaza in Center City West, Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Plaza

Photo of 15th St Station in Center City West, Philadelphia

15th St Station

Photo of 15th St Station in Center City West, Philadelphia

15th St Station

Photo of Clothespin Newstand in Center City West, Philadelphia

Clothespin Newstand

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Barney's New York, Philadelphia

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