which sits directly adjacent to the winding Susquehanna River, blends city style with a surprising amount of green space. The result is a refreshing metropolitan space in which historic buildings such as the John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion nestle comfortably next to modern architectural projects. People fortunate enough to live in downtown apartments find it simple to get onto Interstate 83, which borders the neighborhood's south side, making it easy to commute to work or school.
Various gathering places, including the multifunctional Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts on Market Street, provide locals with plenty of all-weather entertainment. Downtown residents visit the science-themed center to catch the latest movies in IMAX format, enjoy live shows, and explore intriguing exhibits. Numerous eateries such as Home 231, known for its farm-to-table fare, give the area a good culinary name. Whet your appetite with the restaurant's impressive meat and cheese selection before moving on to the duck or crab cakes as a main course. The eatery's rich after-dinner coffee seals the deal.