Hardscrabble, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania facts for kids
|Neighborhood of Harrisburg|
Streetscape of Hardscrabble along the 1400 block of 2nd Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
|Area code(s)||Area code 717|
Hardscrabble is a small section of Midtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It is bounded by the Susquehanna River to the west, Reily Street to the north, 3rd street to the east and Verbeke Street to the south. The neighborhood is mostly residential and has a diverse housing stock ranging from American colonial to Queen Anne style. It has experienced slightly less gentrification than surrounding parts of Midtown, but the strong housing stock along Verbeke and 2nd Street continues to attract new residents.
The northeastern corner of the neighborhood is home to the Campus Square development, a Gold LEED certified building. It is a four-story building, complete with a solar array and geothermal heating system, with office and retail space. The building is home to the central administration for Harrisburg Area Community College and also the Green Center of Central Pennsylvania.
Places of note
- Midtown Scholar Bookstore and Cafe
- Sunken Gardens
- Christopher Fareed Design Studios
- Susquehanna Art Museum
- Holocaust Memorial
- Fireman's Memorial Statue
- Mira Lloyd Dock Residence
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