FRANCISVILLE

BORDERS/ HISTORY

s a neighborhood in North Philadelphia, which is a section of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its boundaries are Fairmount Avenue to the south, Girard Avenue to the north, Broad Street to the east, and Corinthian Avenue to the west. In 2000, it had a population of about 4,500. It is sometimes considered to be a part of the Fairmount neighborhood, but Fairmount more specifically lies to Francisville’s west. To its south is the Spring Garden neighborhood.

RECENT HISTORY
In recent years the community has become more activist, with the Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation and Concerned Citizens of Francisville representing the neighborhood in efforts to improve housing and cut down on crime. A city program called the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative has brought the wrecking ball to many properties, with the hopes that building some new structures in the region is a better solution than costly renovations to blighted historic buildings.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The neighborhood is served by Broad Street Subway stations at Fairmount and Girard, the SEPTA Route 15 trolley, and the 33 SEPTA Bus Line. The Francisville Playground is located at 737-39 Francis St and boasts a full baseball field, children’s play area, two basketball courts and a large community pool.

FRANCISVILLE BY NUMBERS

Francisville By the Numbers

Population: 9,613 (2010 estimate)

Median income: $47,300 (2009)

Area: 0.23 square miles

Homes for sale: 82

Settlements in the last three months: 204*

Median days on market: 75*

Median price (all homes): $325,000*

Housing stock: 19th-century rowhouses, new townhouses, condos, and rental units.

School district: Philadelphia

*19130 zip cod
SOURCES: City-Data.com; Movoto.com;

31 Results
4
Beds
3 | 1
Baths
2,500
SqFt
(23)
Open House: Sep 24, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
#7042150 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Art Museum
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
2,283
SqFt
(25)
 
 
#7023853 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Realty Center City
3
Beds
3
Baths
N/A
SqFt
(2)
 
 
#7045241 | Condo
Seller's Rep: RE/MAX @ HOME - Philadelphia
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,946
SqFt
(12)
 
 
#7044630 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Addison Real Estate Company Inc
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,643
SqFt
(25)
 
 
#7037459 | Condo
Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
N/A
SqFt
(18)
 
 
#7049601 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Heritage Homes Realty
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
1,950
SqFt
(24)
 
 
#7043724 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
2,800
SqFt
(24)
 
 
#7054928 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Elfant Wissahickon-Rittenhouse Square
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,261
SqFt
(25)
Open House: Sep 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
#7057025 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Long & Foster-Philadelphia
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
1,485
SqFt
(25)
 
 
#7043731 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Real Estate Tri-County
5
Beds
2
Baths
1,863
SqFt
(23)
 
 
#7029050 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,300
SqFt
(24)
Open House: Sep 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
#6982926 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,174
SqFt
(20)
 
 
#7002078 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
5
Beds
2
Baths
1,640
SqFt
(25)
 
 
#7002453 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Art Museum
2
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
1,461
SqFt
(25)
 
 
#7034216 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Trinity Realty Services
2
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
N/A
SqFt
(3)
 
 
#7045243 | Condo
Seller's Rep: RE/MAX @ HOME - Philadelphia
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,400
SqFt
(24)
 
 
#7024487 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Weichert Realtors
5
Beds
1 | 1
Baths
1,654
SqFt
(22)
 
 
#7020863 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Real Estate-Horsham
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
1,350
SqFt
(19)
Open House: Sep 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
#6951980 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
3
Beds
2 | 1
Baths
1,300
SqFt
(20)
Open House: Sep 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
#6982906 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,032
SqFt
(13)
 
 
#7008513 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
2
Beds
2
Baths
N/A
SqFt
(8)
 
 
#6923805 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Old City
2
Beds
2
Baths
N/A
SqFt
(8)
 
 
#6925382 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Old City
2
Beds
2
Baths
906
SqFt
(14)
 
 
#6941751 | Condo
Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
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