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Chestnut Street Baptist Church and Ternacle Baptist Church.
(4017 Chestnut Street) Recently purchased by West Park Church of Deliverance.
Spruce Hill is a neighborhood located in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamarker. It is located between 40th and 46th streets, and it stretches from Market Street south to Woodland Avenue. It has a population of over 16,000. It was built as a streetcar suburb for Center Citymarker between 1850 and 1910. It is a racially and ethnically diverse part of the city, where much historic architecture is preserved.

Spruce Hill is considered to be within the boundaries of University Citymarker.

Dickens Statue in Clark Park
A statue of Charles Dickens, cast in 1891 by Francis Edwin Elwell, is located in the neighborhood's Clark Parkmarker; it is the world's only life-size bronze of the author.

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  1. West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District, UCHS
  2. The Dickens Statue


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