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Skyline from Drexel Park

Skyline from Drexel Park

Located in West Philadelphia’s Powelton Village neighborhood, Drexel Park boasts arguably the best skyline view of Center City Philadelphia. Residents and students flock to the 2.5-acre oasis for its walking paths, benches and open green space, where picnics, Frisbee games, reading and sunbathing are the main activities. Separated from downtown by the Schuylkill River, West Philly encompasses smaller, distinct neighborhoods like Powelton. Home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, West Philadelphia is known as the region’s hub for

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Neighborhoods & Towns, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Skylines

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