If you're looking for an apartment in a city that is on the move with plenty of history, culture and jobs, then you'll love Upper Darby.
Upper Darby Township is located to the west of Philadelphia. The community is marked by rolling, tree-studded hills and several small creeks that cross through. Settled in the late 1600s by Swedish immigrants, you can visit the old Swedish Cabin perched on the banks of Darby Creek or simply stroll downtown to view the charming rowhouse streets.
When you rent an apartment in Upper Darby, you're within walking distance to 69th Street, the township's central business district. Here you'll find great boutiques and novelty items at The Shops at 69th Street. The retail center boasts more than 80 shops anchored by the United Artists Theater, Staples and Marshall's.
Upper Darby is a forward-looking city. Rent an apartment here if you want to be part of the new wave of visionary residents seeking to beautify and revitalize the community. The Market Street Gateway Project, a partnership between the Township, Millbourne Borough and the county, is underway and includes plans for street improvements, lighting and landscaping enhancements, flagpoles, banners and incentives for expanding local business and attracting new ones. Need a ride to work? No problem. Upper Darby has great transportation options with trains, buses, taxis and, yes, even trolleys.
Students will enjoy Upper Darby for its affordable apartments and respected school system. The community's elementary school students petitioned -- and won -- to have the Pennsylvania Firefly named the state insect. Upper Darby High School is the largest in the state with more than 4,000 students. Institutions of higher education include DeVry University and Everest College.
Discover everything you're after and more in an Upper Darby apartment.