Old City: A Gem of the Past and the Future

Posted on Jun 12, 2016


Old City Neighborhood Description

Although Old City is usually associated with tourist attractions, it is much more than a destination location. Not only are you encompassed by elements of history, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Betsy Ross’ House, but it also boasts an incredible art scene, unique owner-operated shops, and plenty of entertainment options such as First Fridays. Buying a home here will allow you to surround yourself with mementos of America, all while living the life of a modern day urbanite.

Old City Neighborhood Boundaries

The neighborhood is generally considered to be the area between Vine Street and Walnut Street and from 7th Street to the Delaware River.

Old City

Old City Neighborhood Features

Nightlife: Those who enjoy a good night out will appreciate all the offerings the neighborhood’s bar scene. There are 34 restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges to choose from, 7 of which are located on a one block stretch (2nd St, Market to Chestnut).

History: You can’t avoid coming across a historical landmark of some kind when you walk the streets of Old City. To name a few: Elfreth’s AlleyNational Constitution CenterPenn’s Landing, and Benjamin Franklin’s Grave.

Transportation: With access to all major transit systems (bus, subway, regional rail, PATCO), you are set for whatever part of the city you need to get to, including a hike over to New Jersey. You’ll also find a plethora of amenities to walk to and even more if you hop on a bike.

Convinced yet? Take a look at the current listings in Old City. When you see something that catches your eye, give us a call at 267-765-2080.


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