Information about the neighborhood near our apartments in Philadelphia

Our Neighborhood

West River Apartments is ideally located minutes outside of City Center in Philadelphia. We’re close to public transportation, and the Philadelphia International Airport is a mere 15 miles away, making travel for work or play a breeze. As you explore our eclectic, vibrant neighborhood, you’ll discover a wide range of things to do, places to eat, and plenty of shops to indulge your retail habit.

Brush up on your history at the Benjamin Franklin Museum or Liberty Bell. Experience a real Philly Cheesesteak at Pat’s King of Steaks or Campo’s Deli. Bask in nature’s bounty at Fairmount Park. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find it in Philadelphia. Managing your everyday tasks is easy. We’re centrally located near banks, schools, grocers and major employers. This is the relaxed, urban lifestyle that’s waiting for you at West River Apartments.

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Dining and Shopping:

  • Honey’s Sit n’ Eat
  • Cappricio at Cafe
  • Center City District Sips
  • Lolita
  • The Shops at Liberty Place
  • Ten Thousand Villages


  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Franklin Institute
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Morris Aboretum


  • Mifflin Thomas Elementary
  • Beeber Dimner Middle School
  • Overbrook High School
  • Temple University
  • University of Pennsylvania


  • Lockheed Martin
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Temple University
  • Comcast
  • US Airways

Whether you’re content lounging by the pool, or in your spacious living room, we’re happy to welcome you home at West River Apartments. Give us a call and let us give you a tour of our spectacular community.