Overbrook is a neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia. City and Landcaster avenues are the major roads in the area. Residents have easy access to other areas of the city when driving on these avenues, though public transportation is another option. A train line runs through the east side of Overbrook, taking passengers to the city center and beyond. There are bus stops on many street corners, giving residents a number of transit options.
Both the east and west branches of Indian Creek flow north/south through the center of Overbrook. Morris Park surrounds these branches, giving residents a peaceful area to enjoy nature. Cobbis Creek forms the western border of Overbrook, which is also surrounded by green space.
The City Avenue Shopping Center is located in the northwest section of Overbrook and is a great place to make shopping trips. Dining options are numerous and residents can stop for a bite to eat at any number of chain locations.
Cobb's Creek Golf Club and it's Karakung and Olde Golf courses are located on Overbrook's south side. The club hosts leagues and teaches classes for golfers of all proficiency levels. Take your pick of either course for a day on the greens.
There are plenty of neighborhood associations in Overbrook where residents can enjoy the benefits of living in the area. For example, the library is located near the center of Overbrook and hosts clubs for the community.