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PHA - Lucien E. Blackwell Homes

Lucien E. Blackwell Homesis a 356-unit community consisting of recently rebuilt apartments and 2-story townhomes in West Philadelphia. There are 26 "accessible units.” Most of these homes are equipped with garages/driveways and all units have central air conditioning, garbage disposals, dishwashers, wall-to-wall carpeting, and washer/dryer hook-ups. All units are also telephone and cable ready. Residents have access to the on-site computer lab. 

Center City is within a short ride, as is the Park West Town (a shopping plaza with a Lowe's and a ShopRite). The Lancaster Avenue shopping district is also close by.

Several SEPTA routes serve the neighborhood, including the 31 Bus, the 64 Bus, and the 10 Trolley.

PHA's Online Fact Sheet about Lucien E. Blackwell Homes is available at:

PHA's Main Website:


Contact Information:
Main Number: 215-684-2715
Fax number: 215-684-2719
755 N. Markoe Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
PHA - Lucien E. Blackwell Homes
Public housing development for families and older adults in West Philadelphia. Recently rebuilt to include 356 units (apartments and 2-story townhomes), 26 of which are "accessible."
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