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Once a tourist attraction for Philadelphia's wealthy, this small town (1.2 square miles) is now home for many of those families' descendants. Home to vibrant arts organizations like the Symphony Orchestra, Celebration Theater, Lansdowne Folk Club and Lansdowne Arts Festival, there is rarely a shortage of things to do here. Civic engagement is also centerstage in Lansdowne, where walkability and easy access to Philadelphia have helped entrepreneurship come back to its business corridor.


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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Art on the Main Line, art in Lansdowne, and a Dining Hall Makeover in Callowhill

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Higher Education is Apparently Recession-Proof Here

Earlier this week, Select Greater Philadelphia released its 2010 Higher Education Impact report, an updated version of its 2007 study, and the findings were largely encouraging
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