About Southwest Philadelphia
The southwest end of Philly is also described as everything below Baltimore Avenue. This area is largely diverse and still suffers from hard economic times. The Philadelphia Airport is in this district. As such, there are a growing number of community development groups working on helping the area grow and keep up with the rest of the city. Traditional foods and unique clubs, however, breed in this area. Southwest Philly can be a totally new experience for many because it has so many things to offer. Southwest Philly also promotes the arts strongly to the youth in the area with different camps and concert series. Though the neighborhood may not be as ritzy as the rest, the streets are filled with culture and pride. There many different holidays and events celebrated for a number of different groups, so if you happen to be in town for one of these unique festivals, you will really enjoy it.