A 1217 Spring Garden Apartment Profile

1217 Spring Garden now boasts a colorful mural on its east wall. | Photo: Steve Weinik, Mural Arts Program.

There’s still some jockeying for position among the various terms used to describe the neighborhood roughly bounded by 5th Street on the east, Broad Street on the west, Vine Street on the south and Mount Vernon Street on the north.

Callowhill is what the planners call it.

Real estate agents, or at least many of them, like the Loft District.

Other agents prefer Spring Arts, and the more creative types have dubbed it the Eraserhood.

By the time one real estate developer is done fixing it up, however, we may be calling it the “Arts & Crafts District.”

Source: A 1217 Spring Garden Apartment Profile

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Now Accepting: Site | Sound Festival Micro Grant Applications! – Mural Arts Philadelphia Mural Arts Philadelphia

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Friends of the Rail Park, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and American Composers Forum, Philadelphia Chapter announce a new collaborative project to take place this fall: Site/Sound: Revealing the Rail Park. Site/Sound will be a unique happening taking place over three weeks in October 2019, weaving together the experiences of sight and sound along the spine of the historic Reading Railroad.

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