Olde Kensington is north of Northern Liberties, south of Hartranft, east of Ludlow, and west of Fishtown. The boundaries of the neighborhood are roughly between Cecil B Moore Ave (north), Girard Ave (south), Front St (east) and 6th St. (west). The zip code for the area is 19122.
A historic location for heavy industry, a growing number of formerly vacant factories are being turned into lofts, condos, and artistic workspaces.
There are two associations that serve the neighborhood: the Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council (KSNAC) and Olde Kensington Neighbors Association (OKNA). KSNAC’s community meeting is on every 1st Monday of each month.
Alongside various bus routes, the Elevated Train (the “El”) is a preferred form of transportation here. Indego Philly has various bike share locations in the area (https://www.rideindego.com/), and the drivers can benefit from PhillyCareShare (https://www.enterprisecarshare.com/us/en/programs/retail/philadelphia.html).
Read resident reviews and data about the area here: https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/n/old-kensington-philadelphia-pa/
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