Parkland, Philadelphia

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Parkland, Philadelphia
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

Parkland, Philadelphia is a section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States which follows the Schuylkill River. It contains many of Philadelphia's major parks and encompasses a portion of Northwest Philadelphia. Fairmount Park and Wissahickon Valley Park are located in this section.[1]

The Parkland Protection Ordinance successfully prevented Temple University from building a boathouse.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Parkland has a very low permanent population. As of March 2018, there are 1,278 residents.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrick, Tom (2017-08-21). "Mapping Progress in 55 Philadelphia Neighborhoods". nextcity.org. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  2. ^ "Temple Boathouse Proposal". Philadelphia Parks Alliance. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  3. ^ "Crime in Parkland". Philly.com DataHub. Retrieved 2018-03-12.

Coordinates: 39°59′21″N 75°11′41″W / 39.9891°N 75.1948°W / 39.9891; -75.1948