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Philadelphia Real Estate: Old City

Here you can find various information about the Old City neighborhood in Philadelphia!

Old City (sometimes spelled "Olde City") is a neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia located in the area near the Delaware River where William Penn and the Quakers first settled. To tourists, it is best known as the site of Elfreth's Alley, the Betsy Ross House, and many of Philadelphia's other historic sites.


A luncheon in Girard Fountain Park after the Oct. 5, 2007, dedication of Keys To Community, a nine-foot bronze bust of Benjamin Franklin by sculptor James Peniston.Old City occupies several blocks between Front and Sixth Streets, bounded by Vine Street to the north and Walnut Street to the south. Home to many fashionable bars and restaurants, the neighborhood is a popular bohemian hangout. Among Old City's traditions is First Friday, a popular monthly event featuring "open houses" by many neighborhood art galleries.

Source of Article:

Wikipedia. (2008). Old City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Retrieved May 28, 2008 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_City%2C_Philadelphia%2C_Pennsylvania

External Links

Here you can find various external links about the Old City neighborhood in Philadelphia! To view their website, just click on the link.

Old City District

Old City Civic Association

 
 
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