Historic Suburb Neighborhoods

At the Corner of
Local Culture &
Rich History

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Greater Philadelphia’s Historic Suburb Neighborhoods are known for their small size, tree-lined streets and vibrant town centers. With well-ranked public school systems and beautiful Colonial and Victorian-style homes, these neighborhoods are perfect for professionals and families looking to put down roots. And, with local events such as Kennett Square’s annual Mushroom Festival and historical institutions like Newtown’s Shady Brook Farm, these neighborhoods are cultural hubs in Philadelphia’s outer suburbs.


Each of Greater Philadelphia’s neighborhoods have their own history, culture, and flavor. Explore the many diverse places that make up this region below.


  • Longwood Gardens, Photo by Bob Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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