Phoenixville, most borough residents will tell you, is on the rise. That view just got some serious validation.
Phoenixville was chosen from a pool that included Northern Liberties, Media, and West Mount Airy. The rankings were compiled on the basis of input from realtors and good old-fashioned housing data crunching.
In the words of one agent who was polled:
Phoenixville, a former industrial city on the Schuylkill River, became a ghost town when the steel corporations left in the 1980's. However, the Colonial Theater, featured in the movie, The Blob, would not be forgotten and with its renovation came an influx of former and new residents.
Congratulations Phoenixville! (And don’t let it go to your head.)