Spruce Hill, Philadelphia
|Neighborhood of Philadelphia|
Dickens Statue in Clark Park in Spruce Hill
|Area code(s)||Area code 215|
Spruce Hill is a neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is between 40th and 46th streets, and it stretches from Market Street south to Woodland Avenue. It has a population of over 16,000. It was built as a streetcar suburb for Center City between 1850 and 1910. It is a racially and ethnically diverse part of the city, where much historic architecture is preserved.
Spruce Hill is part of the University City district of Philadelphia.
The School District of Philadelphia operates Penn Alexander School and the Paul Robeson High School for Human Services, and the Spruce Hill Christian elementary and middle school is located on Baltimore Avenue. The University of Pennsylvania campus extends into Spruce Hill and the University of the Sciences campus is also in the neighborhood.
- West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District, UCHS
- Malkin, Bonnie (14 March 2011). "Rare Charles Dickens statue restored to Sydney park after 40 years missing". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- "Walnut Street West Branch." Free Library of Philadelphia. Retrieved on October 19, 2012.
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