Greenest Neighborhoods In Philadelphia

CBS Philly

Green neighborhoods are springing up all over in The City of Brotherly Love, with budding projects for mixed-use developments in various neighborhoods seeking Platinum Neighborhood Development certification by LEED, one of the highest honors in the field of sustainability that a building, project or group of buildings can achieve.

With sustainable housing choices, abundant access to public transportation, high scores for walkability or getting around by bicycle, sustainable food systems,community gardensoropen green spaces, these Philly neighborhoods stand out among the greenest in Philadelphia.

Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square and the surrounding Center City area abound with public transportation options ranging from trains, the subway, buses and trolleys to facilitate economical, sustainable travel in and around the metro area. Want to get some exercise while you get around? No problem. According to Walk Score, which ranks Philadelphia as the fourth most walkable city in the U.S., Center City, including theā€¦

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