Cedar Park Philadelphia is a neighborhood located in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is situated along the western area of University City and features many homes designed in the Queen Anne style, a cheerful type of Victorian architecture with asymmetrical facades, steep roofs, and chimneys. The community was constructed between 1850 and 1910 to be a streetcar suburb of Philadelphia's Center City. It is included as part of the West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.
Even though these historical apartments are full of character and charm, they are still affordable compared to the rest of Philadelphia's neighborhoods. Rent for apartments in Cedar Park Philadelphia ranges from $695 to $775 rent per month for a studio to $795 to $895 rent per month for a one bedroom apartment. Amenities include controlled access, on-site laundry facilities, free high speed Internet access, 24 hour maintenance and air conditioning. In addition, heat, hot water and cooking gas are sometimes included in the monthly rental fee for Cedar Park Philadelphia apartments.
Residents of Cedar Park can easily access a variety of activities, shops, and restaurants within and around the community. The nearby Barkan Park is an open space with trees and grass that is perfect for an afternoon picnic, and the Malcolm X Park is a well maintained park with plenty of playground equipment for kids. The community is just right around the corner from Spruce Street, which contains many shopping and dining opportunities, such as Accu Pizza, Aladdin Pizza, Radio Shack, Baltimore Crab & Pizza, and the Garden Court Eatery.
The apartments in Cedar Park Philadelphia are mostly pet friendly, with both dogs and cats allowed. Several veterinarians and animal hospitals are within just a couple of miles, including the Ryan Veterinary Hospital and the O'Neal Animal Hospital. In addition, pet supplies and food can be picked up at the Baltimore Pet Shoppe, which prides itself on providing West Philadelphia with the finest in pet products.
Residents of Cedar Park enjoy an easy commute into Center City Philadelphia, less than four miles away. In addition, Interstate 76 can be reached within minutes, so the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey are never far away by car. Philadelphia's public transit provider, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operates convenient light rail and bus service from the Baltimore Avenue and 49th Street station. This stop is within walking distance of most homes in the neighborhood.
Cedar Park is in the School District of Philadelphia, and local public schools include the Comegys Benjamin B School, Penn Alexander School and Wilson Alexander School. In addition, there are many private schools in the area, such as the Faith Connection Christian Academy, Jubilee School and Spruce Hill Christian School.