With over 3000 sq ft of luxury living plus a coveted 2 car garage & 4 car private parking this 3 yr young townhome is sure to please even the most discerning buyer! The...
Listing courtesy of Lisa A Ciccotelli from BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
FOR THE INVESTOR WHO IS LOOKING FOR A TURN KEY INVESTMENT WITH AN UPSIDE ... LOOK NO FURTHER. THIS DUPLEX IS IN THE HEART OF THE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AREA. IT STAYS R...
Listing courtesy of eugene holmes from The People's Choice Real Estate
Nestled in the heart of highly desired Graduate Hospital is this fabulous 3 year young condo. The modern 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home includes a family room and a large o...
Listing courtesy of Thomas S Dilsheimer from Compass RE
Nothing left to do except move-in to this fabulous 3 bedroom, 2 and a half bath brick and stone twin in beautiful Mount Airy!! The first thing you'll notice as you come u...
Listing courtesy of Amy B Greenstein Zimney from Elfant Wissahickon-Chestnut Hill
The Sequoia on Swain. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom row home in Fairmount has an awe-inspiring and private backyard. It has a sitting area, grilling space, storage area, and...
Listing courtesy of Adam J. Baldwin from Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
It’s always Sunny in Philadelphia. Welcome to the City of Brotherly Love; Philadelphia.
This is where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell Stands and where the Art museum steps were made famous by Sylvester Stallone’s film Rocky. Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of America.
Housing options range from beautiful brownstones to high-rise condominiums and penthouses to a modest row-home in the heart of the city. A few miles outside of center city, referred to as the Northeast you can find single and twin homes. To find the best place to live in Philadelphia you must explore the different neighborhoods. Northern Liberties and Fishtown are the trendier of neighborhoods. There is University City known as the college town where University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University are located. Rittenhouse and Washington square are more upscale and expensive. The Northeast section of Philadelphia county is considered the more suburban neighborhood.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation authority (SEPTA) offers commuters many options for public transportation within city limits to the bordering suburbs ranging from bus, subway, elevated rail lines, commuter trains and trollies. Want to travel and vacation outside of Philadelphia. Well, you are in prime location. A 1.5-hour bus or car ride will land you in Atlantic City and the New Jersey beaches which offer a great weekend or weekly getaway. Come here for a concert, gambling, shows, walk the boardwalk, bars, restaurants have fun in the sun or just relax. Want to ski, go snowboarding, zip-lining, fishing, or canoeing; then head 1.5-hours north to the Poconos. Rent a cabin for a week, stay at a lodge for a weekend or just drive up for the day. You could be in Delaware in an hour and visit their beaches or enjoy tax free shopping. Jump on a train and be in Washington DC in 2 hours or New York City in 1.5 hours.
Primary and secondary education in Philadelphia is provided by many private and public institutions. Public schools in Philadelphia are run by The School District of Philadelphia. Whether you are looking for an Ivy League University, Liberal Arts College or a State School for higher education, you will have plenty to choose from. The Philadelphia area consists of over 85 colleges, universities and technical schools including 7 schools of medicine and over 15 four-year colleges. Philadelphia is also home to University of Pennsylvania, known as one of the top universities in the world. If you are looking for higher education in the arts, there are several options as well.
* University of the Arts
* The Art Institute of Philadelphia
* Moore College of Art and Design
* The Curtis Institute of Music
* Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
There is no shortage of things to do in Philadelphia. See a Broadway show, a play, a ballet or musical at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Forrest or Walnut Street Theater, Academy of Music, or the Merriam Theater. Visit museums such as The Museum of Art one of the largest museums in the world, The Franklin Institute, Rodin Museum, Please Touch Museum, The Academy of Natural Science or the Museum of the American Revolution. Walk around Philadelphia neighborhoods and observe the outdoor murals and sculptures. Philadelphia has more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city. Local artists have completed over 3000 colorful murals that blanket the city walls in an effort to beautify the communities, fight graffiti and crime; turning neighborhoods into outdoor art museums. There are many art galleries such as Philadelphia Art Alliance, Sage Gallery, and the Institute of Contemporary Art to visit. Since Philadelphia is the birthplace of our nation there is no shortage of historical sites to visit. Start with Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed, see the Liberty Bell, visit the Betsy Ross house believed to be where the first American Flag was sewn. Enjoy a day at an outside concert or festival.
Stephen Starr, Jose Garces and Marc Vetri to name a few famous restaurateurs who have decide to bring their talent to Philadelphia. Upscale to trendy restaurants cover any kind of cuisine and line the streets of Philadelphia. Such as, posh and sidewalk dining, cozy eateries, farm to table and little bistros. There is no shortage of bars in Philadelphia from corner bars and taverns to cocktails bars. There are over 300 dining establishments that are bring–your-own–bottle (BYOB). Visit the Reading Terminal Market and the famous Italian Market
The Shops at Liberty Place, The Reading Terminal, department stores, trendy boutiques from Rittenhouse Square to the South Street District, vintage vendors and handcrafted jewelry are all found throughout Philadelphia’s neighborhoods Visit Jewelers Row the country’s oldest diamond district. Spend a day at the Philadelphia outlets bargain hunting. And let’s not forget clothing and shoe sales are tax free.
Philadelphia fans love their sports teams. It is one of the most thrilling and exciting places to watch a sporting event and let’s not forget about the tailgating. Home to the 2018 Super Bowl Champions; The Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers. The city is also host to regattas, relay meets and marathons, such as the Broad Street Run.