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Dunlap
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
Dunlap neighborhood
Dunlap neighborhood
Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
ZIP code 19139
Area code(s) Area code 215

Dunlap is a small neighborhood in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The neighborhood lies between Haverford Avenue and Market Street and stretches from 46th to 52nd streets. Dunlap is squeezed in between the neighborhoods of Mill Creek and Haddington and situated just north of Walnut Hill. The neighborhood is named after the former historic Thomas Dunlap School that was restored into senior homes in 1991. Dunlap is located in the 19139 ZIP Code, and is located is situated in the Philadelphia Police Department's 19th police district which encompasses a large portion of West Philadelphia.

According to some sources, the neighborhood is generally known for low income housing with household incomes generally below the poverty level. The area has many dilapidated or abandoned houses.

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Houses in the Dunlap neighborhood

The area is served by SEPTA's 52nd Street station.

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