Mantua is the neighborhood where the Mural Arts Program was born taking large walls and presenting beautiful paintings such as “A Place Called Home” and a portrait of famed singer Patty LaBelle. In a few words Mantua is benefiting from location, location, location. It is a ten-minute trolley ride to Center City and buses transverse the neighborhood to various parts east and west. The housing is mostly row homes and recently affordable high-rises have opened. Moreover, students from the nearby colleges and universities have moved into large homes that have been converted to apartments. For more information on the Mantua visit Mantua
Along the 3600 block of Haverford Avenue lies a true Philadelphia gem. Legendary artist and Philadelphia native James Dupree has turned his former garage into a living piece of art visit James Dupree for more information.
Texas Wieners Philly serves up comfort food that will make the soul happy. This restaurant has been a prominent staple in the Mantua neighborhood. Visit Texas Wieners for more information.
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