Overbrook. Overbrook is commonly used to refer both to a specific neighborhood and a larger area of northwestern West Philadelphia that encompasses several Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) neighborhoods including - Greenhill Farms, Overbrook, Overbrook Farms and Overbrook Park.
The Overbrook neighborhood developed between 1920 and 1960, Overbrook is a large neighborhood spanning from 56th Street to 68th Street (east to west) and Lancaster Avenue to Lansdowne (east of 63rd Street) and south to Arch Street (west of 63rd Street.) Overbrook West Neighbors Community Development Corporation (OWN) serves the residents of the eastern section of Overbrook. Our geographic boundaries are 56th Street (east) to 63rd Street (west), Lancaster Avenue (north) to Lansdowne Avenue (south).
Throughout the pages of this About Overbrook section of our website, you will find information regarding the people, places, institutions that make Overbrook special place to live, learn, work and play. We hope you will come to know our community as an inviting place to visit and stay. Come join us and know why We Are #OverbrookProud!