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Old 11-14-2015, 01:41 PM
 
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Hi all,
I have lived in Pennsylvania place and the ship poke area of Harrisburg and feel really safe but now I am looking into possibly purchasing a place maybe around the midtown area, how safe is it near midtown? I saw some nice places on green street that are cheap but I'm weary of moving to that location. I would love to be as close to restaurant row as possible but also want to feel safe. Thanks for any input!
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Old 12-21-2015, 09:03 PM
 
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That area seems to be well on its way to revitalization, and becoming very trendy. I have walked around that area many times. It's lovely and I always see young professionals walking dogs, etc. I don't live there, so I cannot answer beyond how I feel when I visit. It seems as safe as the good parts of central Pittsburgh or Baltimore, but perhaps someone else can attest to that.
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Old 01-02-2016, 08:45 AM
 
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I grew up in Philadelphia and now live right outside Harrisburg in the suburbs, but I love Midtown's vibe. Close to so many great restaurants, the Whitaker Center, and of course, the river! As with any move, I always recommend that buyers do their due diligence and check out a neighborhood they are considering a move to - during the morning, afternoon and late evening hours. This will give you a better sense of what's going on in the neighborhood. I also recommend a great site to check out the recent crimes that may have taken place in a given neighborhood. It's spot crime dot com.

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