Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Southwest Philadelphia Map

Southwest Philadelphia, often described as “far” Southwest, is possibly the least known area of the city, even to Philadelphians. Yet, Kingsessing, as this vicinity was originally known, was the first section of Philadelphia settled by Europeans and in the twentieth century came to national attention as the Eastwick Urban Redevelopment Project. With the Philadelphia International Airport straddling this vicinity and adjacent Delaware County, Southwest Philadelphia greets many visitors to the city.

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