Loft District

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The Loft District, also known as the neighborhood of Callowhill, is located between Vine Street and Spring Garden Street and 8th and Broad Streets. This title is fairly recent, and is derived from the loft style housing created by the reconditioning of many abandoned factories in the area. This district is somewhat less populated than the surrounding areas, due to its geography and proximity to large buildings such as the Philadelphia Free Library. 

Prior to becoming known as the residential Loft District, the Callowhill region was a hot bed of industrial activity. The Baldwin Locomotive Company, one of the country’s largest motor vehicle manufacturers operated a massive factory in the neighborhood and employed a large number of laborers. As the city changed the factory was moved, and today only a long, deep viaduct marks the transportation history that took place there.

Today the Loft District is a quiet and wide open place with close proximity to the shops and restaurants of the Spring Garden and Fairmount areas and the majestic public buildings of Logan Square.

Callowhill is a neighborhood with some of city’s best live music venues, a steady-growing restaurant identity and a fascinating cluster of independent artists.

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$729,900
PHILADELPHIA, PA
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Philly
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$413,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
0
beds
0
baths
Listing courtesy of BY Real Estate
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$625,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
4
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Philadelphia Realty Exchange
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$1,200,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
4
beds
5
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Philly
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$699,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Philadelphia
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Data last updated: Nov 21, 2019 7:00:pm.

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