Industrial, Philadelphia

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Industrial, Philadelphia
Country United States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia County
CityPhiladelphia
Area code(s)Area code 215

Industrial, Philadelphia is a section in that covers southern portion of the South Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. This section contains the ports, industrial buildings and major corporations, including Philadelphia Gas Works, Sunoco, CSX Rail Yard and the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

Industrial surrounds South Philadelphia West, South Philadelphia East and the eastern border of Queen Village. The north is bordered by Center City, Grays Ferry and University City. To its west is Kingsessing, Southwest Philadelphia and Eastwick. The Delaware Expressway and Penrose Ave are located in Industrial.[1]

History[edit]

The Philadelphia Naval Shipyard was constructed here between 1776 and 1801.[2]

Official Philadelphia census does not report Industrial.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrick, Tom (2017-08-21). "Mapping Progress in 55 Philadelphia Neighborhoods". nextcity.org. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ "The Navy Yard". navyyard.org. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  3. ^ "Crime in Industrial". Philly.com DataHub. Retrieved 2018-03-13.

Coordinates: 39°55′10″N 75°11′56″W / 39.9195°N 75.1989°W / 39.9195; -75.1989