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Avenue of the Arts

Address: Broad St., Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: 215-731-9668
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Ranked #120 of 262 Attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

There's so much to see on South Broad Street; the architecture of some amazing venues and interesting window displays from the University of the Arts. I stayed at the Doubletree, and from my 15th floor window I was able to see and hear the constant bustle of Downtown Philly. If you're able to, take in a Show at one of... More 

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Philadelphia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Several theaters and the main music halls, restaurants and University of the Arts give this part of Broad Street its name and cachet.

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

If nothing else, take a walk down the avenenue, many places to eat on and off of Broad Street. The Susan Roberts Theatre has a great series of shows. The Wilma is a little to dark and heavy for me. Many Broadway shows at the other places. If you dabble in art there are good stores to shop.

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Philadelphia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Much rehabilitated venue in Philly with lots of new restaurant options popping up. It's significantly cleaner & by my walk-through yesterday, it's practically devoid of hookers. They used to work down around Locust in the good ol days.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Take a walk from City Hall south past the Union League that was formed to help Lincoln's Union Army , past the four great theaters, several good hotels and restaurants and along the way make sure you see all the artists placques embedded in the sidewalk.

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Pennsy
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114 reviews 114 reviews
47 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Not only is the Avenue a fun and interesting place to explore during the day, it's really beautiful to stroll at night. All along the Avenue leading up to City Hall buildings are lit with a colorful light show that will not disappoint. It leads to the backdrop of City Hall, which is bathed in bright white lights expertly showing... More 

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