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Living in Center City Philadelphia


Center City Residential Real Estate - Center City Philadelphia has been successfully attracting young professionals and empty-nesters resulting in steady population growth for the past 4 decades. There is a home to meet everyone's needs. From historic real estate to newly renovated townhomes, Center City Philadelphia offers many exciting real estate and investment opportunities.

Commercial, Investment and Retail Space - Center City Philadelphia enjoys a high occupacy rate for office space, storefronts and other retail real estate. Branching out from Broad Street, East and West, is a wide wariety of shops, restaurants, and boutiques. A big part of downtown's vibrancy is provided by the professionals who work, shop, eat and stay in Center City.

Employment - A large portion of downtown office workers live in the neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Many rely on public transit to get to work. The areas of finance, insurance, engineering, health care, education, management services and hospitality are some of the more popular career paths of downtown Philadelphians.

Education Opportunities - Center City Philadelphia is home to some of the best colleges, universities, and teaching hospitals in the world. Downtown is home to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Temple University, Thomas Jefferson University, MCP Hahnemann University, University of the Arts, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and many other top notch institutes of higher learning. Many of the students and teachers live and work in downtown Philadelphia, creating a gret mix of culture and nightlife.

Transportation and Access - Philadelphia and it's city center are served by Interstates 76, 95, and 676 and all the modern means of mass transit. It is a very convenient place from which to visit the New Jersey beaches or some of the other wonderful major cities on the East Coast. The mainstay of Philadelphia's transportation system is the historic 30th Street Station. From the station you can hop Amtrak to New York or Washington D.C., take the regional lines to all the major suburban areas and the airport, or traverse downtown on the subway system. SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transporation Authority) runs the city bus system which also makes getting to the 'burbs very easy.

Parks and Recreation - Fairmount Park is the largest inner-city park in the world! Overall, there are over 8,900 acres in the Fairmount Park system, including parks, historic buildings, golf courses, athletic fields, and miles of trails. Many of the parks and public spaces in Center City are well-maintained by private businesses, charitable organizations, and neighborhood "Friends" groups, who work in partnership with the Fairmount Park Commission.


Prudential Fox & Roach, Old City Philadelphia Real Estate

Prudential Fox & Roach
210 W. Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-546-0550 office · 215-990-3159 direct ·

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