North 3rd Street at the intersection of
Arch in Historic Old City Philadelphia.
Find SUGARCUBE mid block up 3rd. ➤
Old City Philadelphia, independent by design
Founder William Penn would be proud
Old City Philadelphia is America’s most historic square mile. This lively ‘Old World’ residential neighborhood is home to Sugarcube®, many locally owned businesses and nationally recognized cultural institutions.
Internationally, Old City’s Independence Hall became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, significant because of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. In 2015 Philadelphia gained the elite title World Heritage City, the first in the U.S.
Contemporary art galleries, clothing boutiques, furniture showrooms, salons and technology companies showcase Philadelphia’s continuing entrepreneurial spirit in this art and design centric neighborhood. Visit 3rd Street Corridor from Chestnut to Race streets. Remember, clothing is tax-free.
Historic Independence Hall in Old City.
UNESCO World Heritage site.
Photo dated 1912
Historic and accessible
Philadelphia, the walkable city
Philadelphia’s most popular historic attractions; The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, The National Constitution Center, Betsy Ross House, Penn’s Landing, and much more are all walking distance from each other.
Of special note is the proximity to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, several nationally renowned hospitals, and an array of high quality hotels. Old City is apart of Center City that includes Washington Square, Rittenhouse Square and the Avenue of the Arts. Our visitors enjoy the relaxed atmosphere specific to Old CIty shopping and it’s historic character.
Philadelphia is an east coast gem for easy transportation
Making Old City Philadelphia even more attractive is the easy access to major transportation arteries. Traveling from Philadelphia International Airport and 30th Street Station by rental car, taxi or public transportation (SEPTA) is quick. Traveling by intercity bus from NYC or Washington is easy.
Old City parking is abundant. Sugarcube is near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge connection between New Jersey and Pennsylvania interstate highways 95 and 676.
New to Philadelphia is Indego, the city’s first bike share program. It’s a joint venture sponsored by Independent Blue Cross and the City of Philadelphia, featuring over 60 stations and 600 bicycles. See you soon!
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