Elementary SchoolsThe School District of Philadelphia operates public schools within walking distance:
John H. Taggart Elementary (400 Porter St. Philadelphia, PA 19148)
George Sharswood Elementary (2300 S. Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19148)
Whitman Plaza Community is a volunteer-based neighborhood group that aims to improve Whitman, with focus on the area surrounding Whitman Plaza on the Oregon ave business district of South Philadelphia. The official Whitman neighborhood civic group is the Whitman Council.
We appreciate your feedback on ways to improve our community.
Whitman neighborhood stretches from Snyder Ave southward towards Oregon Ave. Eastward the neighborhood extends to Front St and westward it approaches 6th St.
Whitman Plaza Community looks past these boundaries to support locals of Lower Moyamensing (LoMo), Whitman, Pennsport and nearby South Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Our South Philadelphia's beloved Whitman neighborhood has been making regular media appearances as of late. Home of the first vegan fa...