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WELCOME TO

OLD CITY THE N E IGHB OR HOOD THAT ’ S IN D E P E N D E N T BY D E S IG N

Old City is a place where charming cobblestone streets lead a path to chic boutiques, where 19th century factories are reclaimed as postindustrial offices for 21st century tech firms, a place where cultural catalysts and tastemakers always feel at home. Come and see for yourself all that Philadelphia’s most revolutionary neighborhood has to offer.

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A RT + D ES I G N Old City is Philadelphia’s hub for art and design. Come any time to discover the large selection of galleries and home décor studios. Each First Friday of the month, boutiques and galleries stay open late and the streets sizzle with live music and street performances.

FINE ART 110 CHURCH GALLERY Exhibiting new and unseen work by both emerging and established artists. Fostering experimentation in contemporary art. Supported by Heavy Bubble websites for artists. 110 Church St. 267.871.9375 | www.110churchgallery.com 3RD STREET GALLERY 3rd Street Gallery is an artists’ cooperative showcasing outstanding contemporary work in a variety of media by gallery members. 58 N. Second St. 215.625.0993 | www.3rdstreetgallery.com ARCH ENEMY Offering a unique, new contemporary perspective, Arch Enemy is one of Philadelphia’s premier destinations for the most fresh and exciting voices in art. 109 Arch St. 215.717.7774 | www.galleryml.com BLUESTONE FINE ART GALLERY Exhibiting a wide selection of original works with a range of prices. The gallery is contemporary, yet warm and inviting. 142 N. Second St. 856.979.7588 | www.bluestone-gallery.com THE CENTER FOR ART IN WOOD Experience this international organization focused on art in wood. Exhibition schedule includes: Shadow of the Turning: Binh Pho; David Stephens: Auguries of Idolatry; Bartram’s Boxes Remix; and allTURNatives: Form + Sprit 2014. 141 N. Third St. 215.923.8000 | www.centerforartinwood.org THE CLAY STUDIO See the very best of ceramic art by today’s top artists. Our exhibitions will challenge you to view clay in a whole new light. 139 N. Second St. 215.925.3453 | www.theclaystudio.org/see/exhibitions/ F.A.N. GALLERY Exhibiting representational American paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by emerging and established artists. 221 Arch St. 215.922.5155 | www.thefangallery.com

GALLERY 51 The focus at Gallery 51 is on the appreciation, conservation, and collection of fine, antique textile art and antique oriental rugs. 51 N. Second St. 215.413.3191 | www.gallery51.net GALLERY JOE We specialize in contemporary drawings. Our roster includes emerging and mid-career artists from the U.S. and abroad, many from Philadelphia. 302 Arch St. 215.592.7752 | www.galleryjoe.com GALLERY ML The world’s first and only collective Body Art Gallery; showcasing the work of body painters from around the globe. 111 Arch St. 215.717.7774 | www.galleryml.com JULES GOLDMAN BOOKS, ANTIQUES + ART Used, rare and out-of-print books, antiques & art… BOUGHT+SOLD. Old and new works, original art and prints, plus monthly art shows. 29 N. Second St. 215.923.2203 | www.julesgoldmanbooks.com LARRY BECKER CONTEMPORARY ART Since 1988, representing and exhibiting abstract and conceptual contemporary art in various mediums, with an emphasis on painting. Emerging, mid-career, and internationally recognized artists, many Philadelphia-based. 43 N. Second St. 215.925.5389 | www.artnet.com/lbecker.html LGTRIPP GALLERY Painting, photography, sculpture and installation by emerging and established artists from the Philadelphia region, focusing on abstraction and non-objective work. 47 N. Second St. 215.923.3110 | www.lgtrippgallery.com LIZ AFIF GALLERY Eclectic thematic exhibitions showcasing artists from across the United States, alongside related solo exhibitions of Philadelphia artists. The studio of Liz Afif is also on site. 53 N. Second St. 215.625.2529 | www.lizafifgallery.com MUSE GALLERY Muse Gallery is an artist cooperative in existence for over 30 years and is dedicated to exploring individual visions and artistic styles. Participant in First Fridays. 52 N. Second St. 215.627.5310 | www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com PENTIMENTI GALLERY Features content-driven contemporary art which challenges traditional materials and aesthetics by emerging to mid-career artists. Painting, work on paper, video, photography, sculpture and installation. 145 N. Second St. 215.625.9990 | www.pentimenti.com


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THE ROSENFELD GALLERY For more than 35 years, The Rosenfeld Gallery has represented American artists with an inclusive aesthetic exhibiting diverse approaches, styles and media. 113 Arch St. 215.922.1376 | www.therosenfeldgallery.com SNYDERMAN-WORKS GALLERIES Representing museum-level contemporary fiber, jewelry and ceramic artists for 48 years in its 6,000-square foot space. Also organizes catalogued national and international exhibits. 303 Cherry St. 215.238.9576 | www.snyderman-works.com TRIBAL HOME Tribal Home, Old City’s African gallery, is known for their museumquality artifacts. It has been stated, “It is like walking into a museum and being able to take home an object.” 56 N. Third St. 215.592.4215 WEXLER GALLERY Wexler Gallery exhibits museum-quality works that can coexist in the worlds of design, fine art, decorative art and craft. 201 N. Third St. 215.923.7030 | www.wexlergallery.com

DESIGN

141 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia . PA . 19106 215.923.8000 www.centerforartinwood.org

experience art, first hand.

137-139 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia . PA . 19106 215.925.3453 www.theclaystudio.org

BIELLO MARTIN STUDIO Biello Martin Studio is the creative sanctuary of interdisciplinary artist Michael Biello, composer Dan Martin, and creative entrepreneur Michael-Ann Matticoli. 148 N. Third St. 215.923.8737 | www.biellomartin.com DANE DECOR Serving the Philadelphia area for 40 years, we feature the largest selection of unique Contemporary, Modern, and Scandinavian furnishings. Whether you are looking for furniture for your loft, row home, suburban home, or condo, we have solutions to meet your every need. Our knowledgeable staff will work with you on room planning to furniture selection and home accents. We are open seven days a week and welcome you to our 18,000 square foot showroom. 315 Arch St. 215.922.2105 | www.danedecor.com EGGERSMANN STUDIO PHILADELPHIA Eggersmann Studio Philadelphia offers custom contemporary and classic European cabinetry for the kitchen and home. Our design-oriented studio is dedicated to unique, individual solutions. 321 Arch St. 215.238.0321 | www.eggersmannstudiophl.com


HUMPHRYS FLAG COMPANY There are four cornerstones to a successful operation: good people, good ideas, funding, flag. As Philadelphia manufacturers since 1864, Humphrys Flag Company provides the latter. 238 Arch St. 800.227.3524 | www.humphrysflags.com LA SIGNATURE Specializing in kitchen and bath design, LA Signature is known for its selection of designer luxury brands and skilled lead designer, Luis Hoz de Vila. 54 N. Third St. 215.209.3040 | www.la-signatureonline.com LIGNE ROSET High-end French furniture for everyday use, Ligne Roset is synonymous with modern luxury and invites consumers to revel in a contemporary, design-forward lifestyle. 162 N. Third St. 215.487.2800 | www.rosetphilly.com MILLÉSIMÉ Millésimé represents a collection of modern and contemporary furniture, lighting, and home accessories from American and international designers such as Diesel-Moroso-Foscarini, USM modular furniture, and Herman Miller. 41 S. Third St. 267.455.0374 | www.millesime.us MODERNE GALLERY Internationally renowned for its high quality, vintage 20th-century furniture, lighting, and accessories. More than 16,000 square feet on four floors are filled with an extensive and exceptional inventory—from French and American Art Deco 1940s-1950s to exclusive Wharton Esherick pieces and the best selection of 1950s-1980s work of George Nakashima and vintage work by Sam Maloof, Wendall Castle, David Ebner, Edward Moulthrop, Peter Voulkos, and many others. 111 N. Third St. 215.923.8536 | www.modernegallery.com OLC For over 30 years, OLC has provided the finest in contemporary European lighting and furniture, as well as sophisticated and timeless glass and accessories. Along with offering the highest quality of service to retail customers, the experienced staff works with architects and interior designers on commercial projects. 152 N. Third St. 215.923.6085 | www.olc152.com OLD CITY FLOWERS Old City Flowers presents 30 years of exceptional floral design. We are always ready with the finest assortment of seasonal flowers, plants and distinctive arrangements. 31 S. Third St. 215.925.2882 | www.oldcityflowers.com

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AT TR AC TI O N S You’ve heard that Old City is the historic center of Philadelphia, now here is your chance to experience it for yourself. Explore our scenic neighborhood with its world-class museums, cultural venues and buildings older than our country.

CHRIST CHURCH Founded in 1695 and known as the “Nation’s Church” where many Founding Fathers worshipped. Open daily 9am-5pm, Sunday 1pm5pm. Tours offered throughout the day, $3 suggested donation. Services on Sunday at 9am and 11am. Second & Markets Sts. 215.922.1695 | www.christchurchphila.org CHRIST CHURCH BURIAL GROUND Final resting place of Benjamin Franklin and four other signers of the Declaration of Independence. Open daily 10am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm, March-November. Admission $2/Adults. Guided tours available. Fifth & Arch Sts. 215.922.1695 | www.christchurchphila.org DELAWARE RIVER WATERFRONT CORPORATION DRWC is a 501(c)(3) created in January 2009, exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop, and manage the central Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia. DRWC is transforming the waterfront into a vibrant destination for recreational, cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia. www.delawareriverwaterfront.com DETOURS TOURING DeTours provides fun and exciting Segway tours of Center City. Tours depart daily ranging from 1.5–3 hours long. Call for reservations. 22 N. Third St. 267.324.5408 | www.detourstouring.com FRANKLIN SQUARE Philadelphia’s premier family play place features the only mini golf and carousel in Center City, as well as playgrounds and events. A great place for lunch or dinner and ice cream by the fountain! Sixth & Race Sts. 215.629.4026 | www.historicphiladelphia.org


ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY INDEPENDENCE VISITOR CENTER Located at Sixth and Market Streets, the Independence Visitor Center is your gateway to America’s most historic square mile and is the exclusive location to pick up timed-tickets to tour Independence Hall. We provide visitor services and amenities including a multilingual concierge staff fluent in nine languages, onsite ticketing to over 60 area attractions and tours, regional maps and brochures, comprehensive daily event listings, free informative historical films, and wireless internet access. The Visitor Center is also home to the Independence store, the official gift shop of the Greater Philadelphia region. Open Daily: 8:30am-6pm, June-JulyAugust: Open until 7pm, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. 1 N. Independence Mall West (Market St. between Fifth & Sixth Sts.) 215.965.7676 | www.phlvisitorcenter.com Twitter: @PHLVistorCntr THE LIBERTY 360 SHOW IN THE PECO THEATER The Liberty 360 Show takes visitors on a 15-minute patriotic adventure led by Benjamin Franklin. From the bald eagle to the Statue of Liberty, discover the stories behind some of America’s most beloved symbols of freedom. Sixth & Chestnut Sts. 215.629.4026 | www.historicphiladelphia.org NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE @ CHRIST CHURCH Neighborhood House hosts community events, meetings, rehearsals, receptions, and more. Performances year-round. Contact us about your next gathering—you’re at home here. 20 N. American St. 215.922.1695 | www.neighborhood-house.com ONCE UPON A NATION TOURS Authentic living history tours provide exclusive entertaining and insightful experiences, including the Tippler’s Tour Colonial Pub Crawl and Independence After Hours. Sixth & Chestnut Sts. 215.629.4026 | www.historicphiladelphia.org PHILADELPHIA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau is the Official Tourism Promotion Agency for the City of Philadelphia globally, and the principal sales and marketing agency for the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For city guides and information in 10 languages, stop by the Independence Visitor Center at Sixth & Market streets or visit www.discoverPHL.com. Use discoverPHL.mobi on the go to find nearby restaurants, attractions, shops and more! discoverPHL.com

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ENTERTAINMENT ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY The Arden tells great stories by great storytellers on stage, in the classroom and in the community. Each year, the company presents five main stage plays and two children’s theatre productions, as well as an extensive offering of drama school classes for kids ages 2-18 years. This year, the company opens the new Hamilton Family Arts Center, a home for education and innovation. Performances Tuesday-Sunday and Drama School classes Monday-Saturday. Visit our website for details and tickets. 40 N. Second St. 215.922.1122 | www.ardentheatre.org

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PAINTED BRIDE ART CENTER An intimate and innovative center for contemporary art, The Painted Bride presents world-class jazz, world music, dance, theater, and visual arts. 230 Vine St. 215.925.9914 | www.paintedbride.org MUSEUMS APS MUSEUM, AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY In 2013, meet someone you don’t know: Cornelius Varley, 19thcentury artist, inventor, and instrument maker—a man fascinated with the art of looking and making. Try your own hand at using a replica of his patented drawing instrument. Thru December 29, 2013. In 2014, meet someone you think you know: Thomas Jefferson, founding father who penned the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. See his hand-written draft of this document. From April 1 - December 29, 2014. 104 S. Fifth St. (Next to Independence Hall) 215.440.3440 | www.apsmuseum.org BETSY ROSS HOUSE Visit the home of America’s most famous flag maker and meet Betsy Ross in the country’s only interactive colonial upholstery shop. Get an up-close look at the home where Betsy secretly stitched the Stars and Stripes! 239 Arch St. 215.629.4026 | www.historicphiladelphia.org CENTER FOR ART IN THE WOOD Learn about traditional and contemporary art in wood by exploring the Center’s changing exhibitions, permanent collection, library, and educational programs. 141 N. Third St. 215.923.8000 | www.centerforartinwood.org CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Museum at CHF reveals chemistry’s untold stories. Trace scientific progress in the laboratory, factory, and home, and learn how chemistry shapes the modern world. Through May 2, 2014: Sensing Change. Pop your head inside a floating greenhouse for a worm’s-eye view of native plants. Follow shifting wind patterns across a digital map. These works and others in Sensing Change invite us to explore both daily shifts in our environment and longterm climate change. Mon–Fri, 10am–5pm (June-Aug), 10am–4pm (Sept–May), and until 8pm First Fridays Mar–Dec. Free admission. 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222 | www.chemheritage.org FIREMAN’S HALL Adults and children learn firefighting history and fire safety tips with apparatus, traditional, and interactive exhibits. 147 N. Second St. 215.923.1438 | www.firemanshall.org

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Cornelius Varley (who?) & Thomas Jefferson In 2013, meet someone you don’t know. In 2014, meet someone you think you know. Two exhibitions at the APS Museum

apsmuseum.org Next to Independence Hall

Don’t miss behind the scenes tours of the Spanish American war Cruiser Olympia and the WII Submarine Becuna on the first Saturday of every month (Apr – Dec) and Seafarin’ Saturdays, with hands-on kid’s crafts the 3rd Saturday of every month. AUG

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Oh Sugar! exhibit opens to the public Coast Day 3rd Annual Philadelphia Cup Regatta 2nd Annual Old City Seaport Festival

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Visit www.phillyseaport.org for all events at the Seaport Museum. Penn’s Landing on the Delaware • 211 S. Columbus Blvd • Philadelphia, PA

INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM Discover Philadelphia’s maritime heritage at Independence Seaport Museum. Visitors enjoy two floors of interactive exhibits, models, art, and artifacts. Climb aboard the museum’s two historic ships, Admiral Dewey’s 1892 flagship cruiser Olympia and the WWII submarine Becuna. Open daily 10am5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. 211 S. Columbus Blvd. 215.413.8655 | www.phillyseaport.org THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION A national museum that will tell the entire story of the American Revolution will be built just steps from Independence Hall (Third & Chestnut Streets). The museum will showcase a distinguished collection of Revolutionary-era firearms, rare books, artwork, and manuscripts to bring to life the extraordinary stories of the first, greatest generation. 877.740.1776 | www.amrevmus.org NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER The National Constitution Center is the museum of We the People, bringing the extraordinary story of the U.S. Constitution to life for visitors of all ages. Located on Independence Mall in Historic Philadelphia—the birthplace of the Constitution—the museum illuminates American democracy and inspires active citizenship through hundreds of interactive exhibits, films, and rare artifacts; must-see feature exhibitions; the internationally acclaimed, 360-degree theatrical performance Freedom Rising; and the iconic Signers’ Hall, where visitors can sign the Constitution alongside 42 life-size bronze statues of the Founding Fathers. 525 Arch St. 215.409.6700 | www.constitutioncenter.org NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM This is where the story of liberty truly comes to life. It begins with an opportunity to literally touch freedom by the way of an exact duplicate of the Liberty Bell which you can explore with your fingertips. From there, you will be carried seamlessly into the heart of liberty by stories, colors, light and textures that awaken your desire to “LIVE LIKE A HERO.” Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday noon-6pm. Closed Mondays during the school year. 321 Chestnut St. 215.925.2800 | www.libertymuseum.org NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY The Museum, located on historic Independence Mall, brings to life the 350-year history of Jews in America. Tracing the stories of how Jewish immigrants became Jewish Americans, the Museum invites visitors of all heritages to share their own stories and reflect on how their histories and identities shape and are shaped by the American experience. An open door for all, the Museum honors the past and contributes to a better future by turning inspiration into action. 101 S. Independence Mall East 215.923.3811 | www.nmajh.org PHILADELPHIA HISTORY MUSEUM AT THE ATWATER KENT Just steps from Independence Mall, celebrate “Our Hometown History” at the city’s newest museum. Eight new exhibitions highlight a collection of over 100,000 objects and stories of our city’s diverse citizens. 15 S. Seventh St. 215.685.4830 | www.philadelphiahistory.org


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HOT E LS Come, stay awhile. Old City offers an array of hotels that fit any budget. Make any visit— whether a family outing, a romantic getaway, or a business trip—one to remember. Stay close to the historic and cultural attractions and the Convention Center.

APPLE HOSTELS OF PHILADELPHIA America’s second highest rated hostel. Dorm-style accommodations for students and foreign travelers. Free Wi-Fi, free foosball table, and free goodies every night. 32 S. Bank St. 215.922.0222 | www.applehostels.com BEST WESTERN INDEPENDENCE PARK HOTEL Experience the charm of old-world Philadelphia at our Europeanstyle boutique hotel, the hidden gem of Old City. A registered historic landmark hotel. 235 Chestnut St. 215.922.4443 | www.independenceparkinn.com

“Outstanding, Educational, and Beautiful. A place for any tourist to visit while in town.”

Photo by Gene Smirnov

Ranked #2 of 256 Philadelphia attractions. Rated 4.5/5 based on 240 reviews.

On Independence Mall NMAJH.org 215.923.3811

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS PHILADELPHIA­—PENN’S LANDING Located just a short walk from all of the historic attractions and most-visited venues. We have recently completed a full renovation and offer complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast. 100 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.627.7900 | www.hiepennslanding.com HOTEL MONACO PHILADELPHIA A game changer for Old City, the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is an escape destination unto itself. Located on the most Historic Square Mile in the United States and less than a block from Independence Mall and the Liberty Bell. The hotel features 268 luxurious guest rooms and suites, 13,000 sq. ft. of event space, Red Owl Tavern and Stratus—Philadelphia’s only true indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge and the place to be seen. 433 Chestnut St. 215.925.2111 | www.monaco-philadelphia.com HYATT REGENCY PHILADELPHIA AT PENN’S LANDING Philadelphia’s only waterfront hotel offers you spectacular views of the Delaware River and Philadelphia skyline. Experience luxurious modern amenities with history surrounding you. 201 S. Columbus Blvd. 215.928.1234 | www.pennslanding.hyatt.com


433 CHESTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 855 295 BELL RESERVATIONS 215 925 2111 HOTEL 215 625 3667 FAX MONACO-PHILADELPHIA.COM

Monaco™ Philadelphia, a Kimpton® Hotel, is an oasis of eclectic design located in America’s most historic square mile. Channeling the old world charm of the 1907-original Lafayette Building, this 268-room hotel ups the ante with contemporary finishes and modern flair. t

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OMNI HOTEL AT INDEPENDENCE PARK The Omni Hotel at Independence Park delivers superior service with the ambience and flair of a small European hotel. Our rooms are designed to make each guest feel luxuriously pampered, with individual touches including granite tops, marble floors, and vanities in every bathroom and complimentary wireless internet. All of our rooms overlook the Historic Independence Park and are less than one block from The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Visitors Center. 401 Chestnut St. 215.925.0000 | www.omnihotels.com PENN’S VIEW HOTEL The Penn’s View Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Old City, the birthplace of America. A stay at the Penn’s View Hotel allows you to walk to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and countless other historic sites. Stroll to live theater through an endless collection of fine art galleries. Shop in cozy boutiques and be dazzled by the city’s most vibrant nightlife. 14 N. Front St. 215.922.7600 | www.pennsviewhotel.com SHERATON PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY HILL Situated in the heart of America’s most historic neighborhood, the Sheraton Society Hill is located steps away from restaurants, shopping and nightlife. This newly renovated and redesigned hotel featuring flexible meeting space is a perfect venue for hosting both social and corporate events. Taste restaurant is a vibrant, bar-centric social hub offering contemporary American cuisine and a comfortable atmosphere. Stay fit in our exercise center and, afterwards, relax and unwind in our indoor heated swimming pool. 1 Dock St. 215.238.6000 | www.sheratonphiladelphiasocietyhill.com WYNDHAM PHILADELPHIA HISTORIC DISTRICT Located literally steps from the city’s most treasured attractions, the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District features 364 newlyrenovated guest rooms, 8,000 square feet of newly-renovated function space, a newly-renovated restaurant and bar, outdoor roof-top pool and fitness center. Enjoy a walking tour of the U.S. Mint, National Constitution Center, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and much more, before returning to your luxuriously appointed guest room with complimentary wireless internet. 400 Arch St. 267.765.3384 | www.wyndham.com


10 Ways to Spend Your Days & Nights in Old City 1. Get a new profile pic in front of the Liberty Bell. 2. Travel back in time for an old-fashioned treat of the one-glass, two-straw variety at The Franklin Fountain. 3. Catch an indie flick at one of the neighborhood’s three Ritz Theaters. 4. Celebrate freedom glorious freedom at the National Constitution Center. 5. Shop for the perfect pants, sky-high stilettos or just-the-right jeans at the shops along 2nd and 3rd Streets; and remember, there’s no sales tax on clothing or shoes in Pennsylvania. 6. Putt away at Franklin Square’s Philly-themed mini-golf, then celebrate victory with a Cake Shake. 7. Grab a window-side seat at any restaurant or bar on 2nd Street, and people-watch the night away. 8. Delve into Ben Franklin’s life and legacy at the shiny new Benjamin Franklin Museum. 9. Gallery hop ’til you drop on First Friday or any day of the week, and score some artistic “amazingism” of your very own.

GETTING HERE & AROUND

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OLD CITY TAXI STANDS Don’t waste time looking for a taxi, one is already waiting for you at one of four Taxi Stand locations! Where 3rd & Market Sts., NW Corner on Market Street. 6:30pm-4am, Monday-Sunday Dock Street, below Market St. at Zahav restaurant and Ritz Five theater. 24/7 4th & Arch Sts., SW corner, at Holiday Inn. 24/7 Letitia (between Front & 2nd Sts.) & Chestnut Sts., 7pm-7am, Monday-Sunday PARK & WALK SPECIAL Reduced rate parking on weekend evenings in Old City Forget about feeding the meter and park for the night for a flat rate of only $5! Where AutoPark at Independence Mall 41 North 6th Street Entrances on N. 5th & 6th Sts., between Market & Arch Sts. When Saturday & Sunday, 6pm-3am Metered parking spots in Center City are FREE every Wednesday after 5pm! Between Delaware & Schuylkill Rivers, between Bainbridge & Spring Garden Sts. After 6:30pm on Rush Hour Streets. See philapark.org for more details.

10. Shop, eat, drink, dance, sleep over, repeat. Metered parking is FREE for Old City’s First Friday after 5pm!

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First Friday of every month. Between Callowhill & Walnut Sts. Between Front & 5th Sts. SEPTA Market-Frankford Line (Market St. @ 5th and 2nd Sts.)

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R E STAUR A NTS No neighborhood boasts more dining variety than Old City—from four-star restaurants representing international cuisines to classic Philadelphia street fare, including Philly’s best cheesesteaks!

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AMADA Amada is an Andalusian tapas bar and restaurant where Chef Jose Garces embraces the rich traditions of Spanish gastronomy while incorporating state-of-the-art cooking techniques in a gorgeous, rusticchic setting. The menu features a vast array of tapas, with a strong focus on classic dishes and flavors, alongside artisanal cocktails, primarily Spanish wines, craft beers, and signature sangrias. $55 chef’s tasting available nightly; add a $25 wine pairing. 217-219 Chestnut St. 215.625.2450 | www.amadarestaurant.com BUDDAKAN A 10-foot gilded Buddha overlooking a 24-seat glowing onyx communal table brings an element of drama to this legendary modern Asian restaurant. Exquisite, family-style cuisine has made Buddakan a city favorite, including imaginative dishes like edamame ravioli, wasabicrusted filet and lobster fried rice. 325 Chestnut St. 215.574.9440 | www.buddakan.com CAFÉ OLE Excellent, fresh coffee and a European vibe make Café Ole a great place to meet friends. Enjoy clean surroundings and exceptional service. 147 N. Third St. 215.627.2140

BRUNCH H LUNCH H DINNER LATIN DANCING & FLOORSHOWS

www.CubaLibreRestaurant.com 10 S. 2nd Street : Near the corner of 2nd and Market St : 215.627.0666

CAMPO’S Enjoy authentic Philly cheesesteaks and hoagies. We serve Philadelphia’s favorite sandwiches in Old City and at the stadiums, packaged to travel or ship. Since 1947. 214 Market St. 215.923.1000 | www.camposdeli.com CHLOE Chloe, opened in 2000, is a neighborhood favorite BYOB serving dinner Wednesday to Saturday from 5pm-9:30pm. No reservations required. All credit cards accepted. 232 Arch St. 215.629.2337 | www.chloebyob.com CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT & MARTINI BAR This stainless-steel clad, 1960s-style diner offers an exciting menu of global cuisine, including crab pad thai, cheesesteak eggrolls and lobster mashed potatoes. Famed for its sensational cocktails, the extensive bar features a wide variety of libations, craft beers, and over 15 types of martinis. 138 Market St. 215.923.6069 | www.continentalmartinibar.com


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CUBA LIBRE In 2000, Cuba Libre emerged as a vibrant window into a distant culture. Today, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Guillermo Pernot’s menu features tantalizing tastes that reflect Cuba’s culinary traditions, as well as the emerging modern cuisine he experiences during his continued travels to Cuba. Sample a variety of dishes with the 15 Tastes of Cuba chef’s tasting menu or enjoy the unlimited piqueos (small plates) brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. 10 S. Second St. 215.627.0666 | www.cubalibrerestaurant.com FORK One of the city’s most popular and enduring contemporary American restaurants, Fork recently underwent a renaissance with a new menu and beautiful interior. Chef Eli Kulp has received recognition, being called “a serious talent” according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Saveur Magazine raves that Chef Kulp has brought “a huge amount of New York smarts and energy,” while Philly Mag says “there’s never been a better time to taste [the fruits of Fork].” Check out High Street on Market, a new venue for all-day eating right next door to Fork. 306 Market St. 215.625.9425 | www.forkrestaurant.com

Happy Hour! Wed thru Fri 5pm to 7pm

Tapas and Drink Specials In the Bar & Cocktail Area facebook.com/Amada.Philly

@AmadaPHL

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LA FAMIGILA Philadelphia’s most elegant and romantic Italian restaurant, specializing in authentic, classic Italian cuisine. Private dining suite available. Perfect for weddings and rehearsal dinners. 8 S. Front St. 215.922.2803 | www.lafamiglia.com MARMONT STEAKHOUSE & BAR Marmont is Old City’s only steakhouse. Unlike traditional steakhouses, Marmont balances a casual dining experience with exceptional quality. Choose from seven generous cuts; even customize your cut. All steaks are Certified Angus Beef and are hand-carved in-house. The 22 oz. Rib Eye is unbeatable, and the Filet Oscar might be the best steak you’ll ever have. Our chef has crafted a menu full of unique salads, exciting daily specials, and homemade desserts. We also import the best seafood. Try our legendary crab bisque or the ‘catch of the day’. Our reasonably priced international wine list will perfectly complement your experience. When the weather is nice, dine on our sidewalk cafe. If you like to relax and enjoy cocktails, craft beer or one of our 30 signature martinis, Marmont is located right in the heart of Old City and is close to all the historical attractions. 222 Market St. 215.923.1100 | www.marmont.net MENAGERIE COFFEE Menagerie Coffee serves an array of specialty coffee beverages, complete with full espresso bar, hand-poured and drip coffee options, and retail whole bean coffee. 18 S. Third St. 267.992.2762 | www.menageriecoffee.com THE FRANKLIN FOUNTAIN This old-fashioned soda fountain and ice cream saloon is ensconced in a historic 1899 building. All ice creams are hand-made on site, including a full range of sundae toppings, syrups, and sodas drawn from an onyx, bronze, and marble soda fountain circa 1905. Begun by two local brothers, Ryan and Eric Berley, The Franklin Fountain has been featured nationally and internationally in print and television press to wide critical acclaim since the store’s opening in 2004. 116 Market St. 215.627.1899 | www.franklinfountain.com KARMA RESTAURANT & BAR - AUTHENTIC INDIAN CUISINE This Best of Philly winner in the Old City restaurant district serves authentic Indian cuisine from many regions of India. Their team of master chefs offer an excellent menu, blending traditional, classic and nouvelle influences. The premise of providing superior quality Indian cuisine, in a great ambiance with friendly and efficient service has put them in a class with some of the best restaurants in Philadelphia. Since 2003 it has been a staple in Indian cuisine, drawing loyal customers from not only the Old City area, but all over Philadelphia and its surroundings as well as tourists from around the world. 114 Chestnut St. 215.925.1444 | www.karmaphiladelphia.com KEATING’S RIVER GRILL Located on the waterfront at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia, Keating’s River Grill is the perfect location for your next special occasion, a relaxing meal, or just a few drinks. The casual restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, while the bar offers a wide variety of local draft beers, wines, spirits, and appetizers. Visit the website for reservations, menus, happy hour specials, upcoming events, private party information, and more. 201 S. Columbus Blvd. 215.521.6545 | www.keatingsrivergrill.com

OLD CITY COFFEE This intimate, 25-seat, European style café serves tiny-batch roasted Arabica coffees and Chest teas. Our specialty is traditional, urnbrewed, full-flavor coffee. In an era where computer-controlled brews rule, you will enjoy the distinct taste of real cultivated coffee brewed in an analog way! All espresso drinks are hand packed with Six Bean espresso and crafted to order. Baking and café fare are made on the premises. 221 Church St. 215.629.9292 | www.oldcitycoffee.com OLD CITY FROZEN YOGURT Treat yourself to something sweet, tart and smart at Old City Frozen Yogurt. Open every day. Bring in this brochure listing for 10% off. 229 Market St. 215.625.6500 | www.sweettartsmart.com OLD CITY PIZZA & GRILL Home of the “MEGA SLICE,” OCP is a family-owned business, located one door from the Betsy Ross House, with seating for 60. We offer an extensive menu with something for everyone. Come in and try Mom’s homemade lasagna, spanakopita and daily homemade soups, along with authentic Philly cheesesteaks, hoagies, and strombolis. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All day delivery. Field trips welcome. 100 N. Third St. 215.574.9494 | www.pizzeriaphiladelphia.com


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THE PLOUGH & THE STARS The Plough & the Stars is a bi-level Irish pub and restaurant housed within the restored and historically-preserved Corn Exchange building (c. 1889). The 16-foot windows make this a dramatic space and the outside seating is some of the best ‘people watching’ in the city. The Plough’s kitchen is the first from an Irish venue to be featured at the James Beard House in New York and, with live music at least three evenings a week, there are lots of great reasons to drop by! Second & Chestnut Sts. 215.733.0300 | www.ploughstars.com POSITANO COAST Discover the breathtaking and extraordinary atmosphere of Positano Coast. Savor inspired Mediterranean cuisine and seafood. Open seven days a week for lunch, dinner, and cocktails with second-floor views. 212 Walnut St., 2nd Floor 215.238.0499 | www.positanocoast.net RACE STREET CAFÉ Lunch and dinner: Monday-Sunday, 11:30am-11pm. Late night menu: Tuesday-Saturday, 11pm-1am. Brunch: Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am3pm. 208 Race St. 215.627.6181 | www.racestreetcafe.net

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TARTES FINE CAKES AND PASTRIES This tiny, hidden gem in Old City produces exceptional hand-rolled tarts, award-winning cookies, bars, cupcakes, macaroons, and other fine pastries. Simply delicious! 212 Arch St. 215.625.2510 THE VICTORIA FREEHOUSE The Victoria Freehouse is an authentic British pub in the heart of Old City. Offering 12 drafts, 50+ bottles, fish & chips, bangers & mash, Sunday brunch. 10 S. Front St. 215.543.6089 | www.thevictoriafreehouse.com WEDGE + FIG Wedge+Fig, Old City’s Cheese Bistro. Enjoy our eclectic fare for dinner, lunch, or weekend brunch. Dine in our secluded garden or our cozy dining room. BYOB! 160 N. Third St. (near Third & Race) 267.603.3090 | www.wedgeandfig.com

REVOLUTION HOUSE Our vision is to have something for everyone. A major focus is our authentic Napolitano-style pizza, not to be confused with American pizza; there is no other like it in Philadelphia! Since Philadelphia has become a craft beer town, we chose to dedicate our eight taps to some of the best craft beers around. We particularly try to support our local breweries, such as Victory, Yards, and Troegs, to name a few. 200 Market St. 215.625.4566 | www.revolutionhouse.com RISTORANTE PANORAMA Ristorante Panorama offers authentic Trattoria-style dining in the heart of Old City. The Northern region influences our Philadelphia Italian restaurant, featuring homemade pastas, authentic veal dishes, and fresh seafood specialties. A distinctive feature of Ristorante Panorama is our unique wine bar, IL Bar, with its custom-built, 120-bottle wine dispensing unit, the current Guinness Book of World Records holder. Front & Market Sts. 215.922.7880 | www.pennsviewhotel.com/panorama SHANE CONFECTIONERY Established in 1863, Shane Confectionery is the oldest continuouslyrun confectionery in the United States. The Shane family took over the business in 1911, installing elaborately-carved woodwork, stained glass, and curved windows to showcase the chocolates and confections made on site. Ninety-nine years later, the business transitioned to the Berley brothers, owners of nearby Franklin Fountain, who meticulously restored the building and business. Candies continue to be made on the premises, with an emphasis on locallysourced ingredients, seasonal specialties, and old-fashioned quality. 110 Market St. 215.922.1048 | www.shanecandies.com

ZENTO CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CUISINE AND SAKE BAR Zento Sushi + Saki Bar, selected by Philadelphia Magazine for Best Sushi and Zagat Top Picks says “extraordinary to perfection.” Our building’s historic details give way to contemporary atmosphere and charm. 132 Chestnut St. 215.925.9998 | www.zentocontemporary.com


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OLD CITY PHILADELPHIA SE RV I CE S A working and living neighborhood for more than 300 years, Old City offers a variety of services to meet the needs of visitors and residents alike.

Rent your Place in History! Unique Floorplans, Historic Features, the ★★

Best Location Also located on the river in Manayunk

www.OLDCITYAPTS.com OLD CITY LEASING OFFICE 23 North 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 215.351.9193

BRANDYWINE CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT, INC. One of America’s most historic areas, Old City is also one of Philadelphia’s hippest neighborhoods, boasting a vibrant gallery, restaurant and club scene. Everything that makes urban living exciting is within walking distance in Old City. BRANDYWINE offers unique loft-style apartments, from studios to decked penthouses, in 12 historic buildings. We have the coolest apartments in Philadelphia’s hottest neighborhood. 23 N. Third St. 215.351.9193 | www.brandywinemanagement.com CENTER FOR LITERACY Center for Literacy transforms lives daily. Impact your community by becoming a VOLUNTEER TUTOR to an eager adult learner. 399 Market St. 215.474.1235 | www.centerforliteracy.org


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CJ DAWSON PHOTOGRAPHY CJ Dawson Photography is gaining notoriety in Philly for capturing the best, most natural moments as they happen. Even in our event photobooths, we’d rather have guests dancing and laughing than posing stiffly. We’ve worked with local artists and writers, with businesses including Old City District and Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation as well as cultural organizations like Opera Philadelphia and BalletX. Events • Photobooth • Portraits • Lifestyle • Urban • Family 727 S. Sixth St. 215.798.0161 | www.cjdawsonphoto.com COLONIAL PENN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY For over 50 years, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company has specialized in offering life insurance directly to consumers at affordable prices. We offer life insurance products for people ages 18 to 85, and all of our products are designed to help ease financial burdens at a difficult time. With more than 800,000 life insurance policies and more than $2.8 billion of life insurance in force, we’re proud to be serving the insurance needs of men and women all across America. 399 Market St. 877.877.8052 | www.colonialpenn.com EAST RIVER BANK East River Bank is a proud member of the Old City neighborhood and offers a full range of financial services for both personal and business customers. Enjoy access to more than 55,000, no-fee ATMs through the Allpoint® network; free online banking at eastriverbank.com featuring Finance Works™ powered by Quicken®. Neighborhood Banking. Wherever You Go. The company is headquartered in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. Christopher P. McGill, President & CEO 36 N. Third St. 215.923.4860 | www.eastriverbank.com MOKO Organic, modern and simply cool, moko offers beauty services and products. Our beauty team has been featured in Allure Magazine and Best of Philly. 55 N. Third St. 215.922.6656 | www.mokobeauty.com OLD CITY PARKOMINIUM Old City’s Premier Parking Garage. Friendly, professional, valet service just north of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Spaces available, including daily and monthly rates. 231-235 N. Second St. 215.238.1334 | www.phillydiscountparking.com OLD CITY PHARMACY Old City’s new community pharmacy! We are here for all of your healthcare needs. Stop in or call today! We offer free local delivery. 210 Market St. 215.625.6668 | www.oldcitypharmacy.com PARKWAY CORPORATION Parkway Corporation offers two convenient parking facilities in Old City. 15 S. Second St. 36 S. Second St. www.parkwaycorp.com


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The Spa

Terme Di Aroma Our award winning Mediterranean-inspired day spa blends the enchantment of the old world with an alluring menu of spa treatments to calm your mind, reinvigorate your body and renew your spirit.

PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first hospital founded in 1751, provides diagnostic and therapeutic medical services and functions as a major teaching and clinical research institution. 800 Spruce St. 215.829.3000 | www.pennmedicine.org/pahosp SIGN*A*RAMA SIGN*A*RAMA Center City is Philadelphia’s full-service sign center, providing quality custom signs to the Philadelphia area since 1998. Interior Signs. Exterior Signs. Sign Installations. 238 Market St. 215.238.9050 | www.signaramaccphila.com SPA TERME DI AROMA Nestled in the heart of the city’s historic district, Spa Terme Di Aroma has long been a popular sanctuary for residents and travelers alike to enjoy an array of both classic and specialty spa treatments such as Thai Yoga Massage, Indian Foot Massage, and anti-aging skincare treatments. Find unique gifts in our charming boutique or refresh yourself in one of our cozy lounges. Spa packages and gift cards are available. Appointments are recommended. 32 N. Third St. 215.829.9769 | www.termediaroma.com WTXF-FOX 29 Quality local programming has been recognized throughout the broadcast industry and has made a significant impact on the communities it is licensed to serve. 330 Market St. 215.592.5290 | www.myfoxphilly.com

Come experience a custom Aromatherapy Massage or choose from a revitalizing selection of skincare and bodywork treatments. Browse our charming boutique. Relax in one of our cozy lounges. Join us for a luxurious escape from the stresses of everyday living! Spa packages and gift certificates are available. Appointments are recommended.

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SH O P S Stroll the streets of Old City and explore independently-owned boutiques offering designer fashions, homewares, vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, pet supplies, and more.

BARBARA BLAU COLLECTABLES Featuring an array of objects, from past decades to the present. An eclectic selection of vintage eyewear, jewelry, antiques, and much more… Under The Neon! 29 N. Second St. 215.923.3625 | www.etsy.com/shop/noitall BEN & BETSY’S COFFEE AND SOUVENIRS Ben & Betsy’s Coffee and Souvenirs at 401 Chestnut St., and a Tea Room Gallery at 220 Market St., serves delicious breakfast, tea, coffee, pastry, water ice, and light lunch. 220 Market St. | 215.366.2037 401 Chestnut St. | 215.625.0772 BONEJOUR PET SUPPLY & DOG WASH When it comes to premium foods, treats, and toys for your dog and cat, we know it all. DIY dog wash and bathing services too! 53 N. Third St. 215.574.1225 | www.bonejourpetsupply.com

KINK SHOPPE Upscale adult toy and fetish boutique providing high-quality, body-safe passion products, fetish gear, custom furniture, and sex-positive workshops. 2013 City Paper Readers’ Choice! 126 Market St. 267.908.KINK | www.kinkshoppe.com LOST + FOUND Contemporary boutique featuring unique and always-affordable clothing, accessories, and footwear. Don’t miss the hand-picked vintage selection from this local favorite. 133 N. Third St. 215.928.1311 LOVELY BRIDE PHILLY Lovely is a bridal shop that feels like your best friend. Make your appointment online to work with our stylists and find the perfect dress. 237 Market St. www.lovelybride.com MARGOT & CAMILLE OPTIQUE Specializing in fine eyewear, the craftsmanship of our products sets us apart from any other optical retailer. Visit us today, experience and see the difference. 47 N. Third St. 215.923.0508 | www.margotcamille.com

THE CENTER FOR ART IN WOOD The museum store offers a range of items, from fun and affordable to exquisitely-crafted artworks. 141 N. Third St. 215.923.8000 | www.centerforartinwood.org CHARLIE’S JEANS Specializing in premium denim fit for every body type, gender, and age group. Wide array of sizes, fits and fabrics. 233 Market St. 215.923.9681 | www.charliesjeans.net THE CLAY STUDIO Works by over 100 artists! Find handmade items for table and home, and affordable items for yourself or a very unique gift! 139 N. Second St. 215.925.3453 | www.theclaystudio.org/shop HARRY’S SMOKE SHOP The new Harry’s Smoke Shop, with enclosed lounge, big screen TV, and plush seating. Premium cigars from around the world. Pipes, tobacco, and great accessories. 14 N. Third St. 215.925.4770 | www.harryssmokeshop.com IMPACT IMPORTS Offering home goods and gifts that will impact anyone’s home and garden, including reclaimed teak furniture, accessories, jewelry, garden stones, architectural elements, and more! 67 N. Second St. 267.844.2477 | www.impactimportsUSA.com

FIND your Treasures EXPLORE your Pleasures DECORATE your Life Located at 108 N. 2nd Street Old City Philadelphia Open Monday to Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5 Also Located at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing NJ

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OLD CITY T-SHIRTS AND SOUVENIRS “A professional, friendly and fun, Mom-and-Pop atmosphere that has been a hidden gem in Philadelphia since 1977. HOME OF THE $5.00 CUSTOM MADE PHILADELPHIA T-SHIRT!” Pick any size and color t-shirt from our stock, choose from our own Philadelphia designs that we have created, and have it printed in 30 seconds. We also carry a variety of other apparel in our shop which can be printed with our designs, as well as Philadelphia souvenirs. We also specialize in custom tees, custom silk screening and digital printing. 233 Church St. 215.925.7860 | www.oldcitytshirts.com THE PAPERY OF PHILADELPHIA Specializing in custom invitations, cards, and stationery. NEW LOCATION COMING SOON: MIDTOWN VILLAGE. 15 N. Third St. 215.922.1500 | www.paperyofphilly.com SCARLETT ALLEY Scarlett Alley—the way to gift. A neighborhood gem since 1993, nationally recognized for ever-changing inventory, with great value and design. Voted “Best of Philly.” 241 Race St. 215.592.7898 | www.scarlettalley.com

MORE THAN OLD More than Old-Vintage, Retro, and Decorative Arts. Discover Old City’s best vintage barware amid small furniture, home accessory pieces, and great gifts. We ship! 144-146 N. Third St. www.morethanold.com MR. BAR STOOL Mr. Bar Stool is a family-owned and operated business specializing in quality seating and tables for all levels of the hospitality and design industries. Located at the corner of Second & Race for over 50 years, we continue to evolve with cutting edge designs and an enduring passion. Whether you’re furnishing an entire restaurant, or just a quiet nook at home, Mr. Bar Stool is the place to find what you’re looking for! 167 N. Second St. 215.925.4800 | www.mrbarstool.biz NEVERTOOSPOILED When it comes to shopping, NeverTooSpoiled is a Philadelphia must. A whimsical boutique and gift shop, NeverTooSpoiled has “something to spoil everyone.” Named one of Philadelphia’s top awesome and affordable shopping experiences, you will enter a world of imagination and style like no other. Our newest edition, The Party Garden at NeverTooSpoiled, offers an array of creative classes and parties to spoil all ages. Open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday, 10am-6pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm. 106-108 N. Second St. 215.928.0167 | www.nevertoospoiled.com


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SMAK PARLOUR Deliciously glam, glittery, one-of-a-kind boutique where girly meets rock ‘n roll. Clothing, accessories, housewares…everything for your sparkling life! 219 Market St. 215.625.4551 | www.smakparlour.com SUGARCUBE® Showcased in this dynamic industrial lodge, inspired American and International fashion shine in the light of timeless vintage. Philadelphia’s independent fashion destination since 2004. 124 N. Third St. 215.238.0825 | www.sugarcube.us THIRD STREET HABIT Renowned women’s boutique offers a large selection of contemporary ready-to-wear, denim, and accessories. From Isabel Marant to Velvet, our designer roster is innovative and established. 153 N. Third St. 215.925.5455 | www.thirdstreethabit.com THREE SIRENS BOUTIQUE This ladies contemporary clothing and accessories boutique features feminine, flirty, and fun styles. Our fashions are sure to delight and you’ll love our prices too! 134 N. Third St. 215.925.3548 | www.threesirens.com

TECHNOLOGY + MARKETING Cutting-edge web and tech firms have found a home in historic Old City, where smart people are turning creative ideas into successful ventures. There’s a critical mass of businesses and talent, co-located here in the neighborhood’s cool post-industrial spaces.

ARTISAN MOBILE, INC. Artisan Mobile, Inc. is the creator of the industry’s first mobile experience management platform. Artisan significantly accelerates the path to user engagement and creates new opportunities for business growth. By bringing the capabilities of online customer experience management and web marketing optimization to the mobile app world, Artisan helps organizations drive mobile adoption, retention, conversion, and revenue. Artisan is venturebacked by FirstMark Capital and is proudly located in Old City Philadelphia. 234 Market St. 215.301.3780 | www.useartisan.com

VIV PICKLE CUSTOM HANDBAGS Twice voted “Best of Philly.” Select your shape, fabric, handles, and more. A unique souvenir. Worldwide shipping! 21 N. Third St. 215.922.5904 | www.vivpickle.com

Proudly powering the world’s leading mobile apps, from Old City. useartisan.com


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CHORUS COMMUNICATIONS For over two decades, Chorus has been providing business with its intellectual property, experience, and ever expanding portfolio of cutting-edge products and services. 210 Church St., Unit D 215.922.1862 | www.choruscommunications.com INDY HALL A better place to work starts with better coworkers. Indy Hall is a pioneering coworking space. We are a community of people who could work from anywhere but choose to work together, more productively, here at Indy Hall. Our community is the intersection of designers, developers, writers, artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, educators, small business owners, telecommuters, marketers, videographers, game developers, and more. 22 N. Third St. 267.702.4865 | www.indyhall.org I-SITE I-Site has created sites, apps, and promotions for scooters, magazines, kids, cities, gorillas, and watersheds. We are housed in an old toy store where the staff works and plays. Come make history with I-Site. 15 S. Third St. Ste. 200 215.413.3135 | www.i-site.com MIGHTY ENGINE Mighty Engine is a minority- and woman-owned, full-service advertising, marketing and web development agency. 219 Cuthbert St., Ste. 600 215.384.1944 | www.themightyengine.com


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A Celebration of Design and Nature FURNITURE BY CASTLE, EBNER, ESHERICK, MALOOF, NAKASHIMA. TURNED WOOD BY MOULTHROP, OSOLNIK, PRESTINI, STOCKSDALE. CERAMICS BY FERGUSON, KANEKO, SOLDNER, TAKAEZU, VOULKOS. FRENCH ART DECO, 40’s, 50’s FURNITURE, LIGHTING AND ACCESSORIES.

NEFF ASSOCIATES Neff Associates is an award-winning branding agency specializing in launching and nurturing local and regional brands. In-house services: website creation, PR, social media, and advertising. 15 S. Third St. 215.987.5600 | www.neffassociates.com P’UNK AVENUE P’unk Avenue helps people and organizations that improve the social good by designing and building websites and open source web software. Our work is cutting-edge but always elegant and easy-to-use. We care deeply about our craft, and therefore seek similarly dedicated clients. We also love being Philadelphians, so to that end we support business and civic endeavors and events that foster civic dialogue and address issues facing citizens in the Philly region. 1168 E. Passyunk Ave. 215.755.1330 | www.punkave.com TABULA CREATIVE From advisory services and marketing support, to print publications and custom open source websites, Tabula designs tools that facilitate good business, with an artful edge that sets our clients apart. 148 N. Third St. 215.925.1980 | www.tabulacreative.com

Specializing in vintage work from the American Craft and Studio Furniture Movement. French Art Deco, 40’s, 50’s Furniture, lighting and accessories. 111 NORTH THIRD STREET PHILADELPHIA PA 19106 215.923.8536 modernegallery.com


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