Lombard Street (Philadelphia)

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Lombard Street
LocationPhiladelphia
West end27th Street in Center City
Major
junctions
PA 611 (Broad Street) in Center City
East endFront Street in Center City

Lombard Street is an east–west street in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It runs from Front Street, near the Delaware River, on the east, to 27th St., near the Schuylkill River, on the west.

Unlike many east–west street names in Philadelphia, the "Lombard" name is not continued in West Philadelphia. Historically, the eastern end of Lombard St. was home to one of the oldest free black neighborhoods in the United States, which was displaced during urban redevelopment in the 1950s.

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Coordinates: 39°56′43″N 75°10′11″W / 39.94519°N 75.16963°W / 39.94519; -75.16963