Old CityOld City (sometimes spelled “Olde City”) is a neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 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 Independence Hall and its encompassing Independence National Historical Park, Elfreth’s Alley, the Betsy Ross House, and many of Philadelphia’s other historic sites.  It is one of the city’s popular nightlife destinations, with many lounges, dive bars, and quality restaurants mostly along the three blocks from 3rd and Market streets to Front and Chestnut streets. The popular monthly First Friday event features open houses by many neighborhood art/design galleries and clothing boutiques. The 3rd Street Corridor, between Market Street and Vine Street, is home to many locally owned independent businesses. These art, design and fashion ventures make Old City a sought after destination for culture and commerce enjoyed locally, nationally and internationally. Landmark Theatres operates three Ritz movie theaters in the area, specializing in art films.

The Old City Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972

Old City Boundaries

Old City’s boundaries are Front Street to the East, 6th Street to the West, Vine Street to the North and Walnut Street to the South. Old City is North of Queen Village, South of Northern Liberties and East of Washington Square West.


Property Listings in Old City

  1. 4 beds, 5 full, 3 half baths
    Home size: 5,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,547 sqft
    Year built: 1930
    Parking spots: 3
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
  2. 4 beds, 5 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,375 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,420 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Listing with: Sixpoint Realty LLC
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,264 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,139 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Listing with: Long & Foster-Havertown
  4. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,468 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 4
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
  5. 3 beds, 4 full, 3 half baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 4
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
  6. 5 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,850 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,152 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Listing with: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
  7. 3 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 3,750 sq ft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 2 half baths
    Home size: 4,060 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,200 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Listing with: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
  9. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,614 sqft
    Year built: 2012
    Listing with: Astoban Realty Group llc
  10. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 880 sqft
    Year built: 1937
    Parking spots: 2
    Listing with: My Philly Realty
  11. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,729 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,241 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 3
    Listing with: Keller Williams Main Line Realty
  12. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,435 sq ft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: Elfant Wissahickon-Rittenhouse Square
  13. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,023 sq ft
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: Orens Brothers Real Estate Inc
  14. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,348 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,395 sqft
    Year built: 1771
    Listing with: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
  15. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,064 sq ft
    Year built: 1925
    Listing with: MGC Real Estate Group
  16. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,064 sq ft
    Year built: 2002
    Listing with: Star Real Estate Group
  17. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,511 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
  18. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,360 sqft
    Listing with: Keller Williams Realty Center City
  19. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,750 sq ft
    Year built: 1916
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
  20. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,460 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,460 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Listing with: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
  21. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,312 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,312 sqft
    Year built: 1900
    Listing with: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
  22. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,475 sq ft
    Year built: 2003
    Listing with: RE/MAX Elite
  23. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,106 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: Long & Foster-Philadelphia
  24. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,212 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 1
    Listing with: Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
  25. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,362 sq ft
    Year built: 2007
    Listing with: Keller Williams Realty Center City

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(all data current as of 5/25/2017)

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