Welcome to Bella Vista
Living up to its "Beautiful Sight" moniker, Bella Vista is a lovely, close-knit neighborhood filled with delightful narrow lanes and vibrant street life centered on the renowned Italian Market along 9th Street. As a longtime home of the city's earliest Irish and Italian immigrants, Bella Vista is known as a South Philadelphia haven of diversity. Combine that with a steady drumbeat of development that's been revitalizing the neighborhood for the last few decades and you've got a wonderful and inviting mix of old and new Philadelphia.
What to Expect
A vibrant, diverse neighborhood populated by everyone from old-school Philadelphia families to new arrivals and young professionals.
A haven for foodies, this neighborhood has everything from fantastic brunch spots and fine dining to the best ethnic cuisine in the city.
Once you get over the parking challenges, life in a very walkable and bike able neighborhood has terrific benefits.
The housing stock is as diverse as the local population with newer condominiums standing shoulder to shoulder with historic homes and modest row houses.
You'll Fall in Love With
The Italian Market and its annual festival are the coveted heart and soul of the neighborhood.