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West End

What's New and What's Here

The following is a non-exhaustive list of amenities and establishments found in the West End neighborhood.

What's Here!


James Buchanan Elementary School

This school located in historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was named after the 15th president of the United States, James Buchanan. The school opened in 1920 and is one of the 13 elementary schools in the School District of Lancaster.

The mission of Buchanan Elementary is to ensure that the children and staff feel valued, challenged and successful in a safe, nurturing environment of mutual respect and responsibility.

Wheatland Middle School

This school at 919 Hamilton Park Drive was named after the home of James Buchanan, 15th president of the United States, and the only president to hail from Pennsylvania. His home, located at 1120 Marietta Avenue, may still be toured today.

Parks and Public Spaces

Crystal Park (500 block First Street)

Lancaster County Conservancy (117 South West End Avenue)

Rodney Park (Crystal and Third Streets)

Houses of Worship

Glad Tidings Temple (Caroline and Crystal Streets)

Pearl Street United Methodist Church (LUMINA) (133 Pearl Street)

Redeemer Lutheran Church (500 Pearl Street)

Grocery and Restaurants

Alfred and Sam Bakery (Manor Street and Firview Avenue)

Jethro's Restaurant (Ruby and First Streets)

Latin American Grocery (Coral and Third Streets)

Lee's Deli (710 Columbia Avenue)

Old Fashioned Hammond's (716 South West End Avenue)

Sub's City (Columbia Avenue and Ruby Street)


Slaymaker Office Building (117 South West End Avenue)

Smithgall's Pharmacy (714 Columbia Avenue)

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