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Avenue of the Arts

S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19109-1029
+1 215-731-9668
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S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19109-1029
+1 215-731-9668
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

If, on Wednesday afternoon, October 4, you find yourself on Broad Street heading south toward the Kimmel Center and beyond, stop and see the ceremonies sponsored by the Philadelphia Music Alliance to initiate the members of its Class of 2017 that includes assigning them their...More

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went for an event at the Union League all the way down to Philadelphia, and thanks to this event I finally got a chance to explore this famous arts avenue in downtown Philly. As an art-based signature street in Philly, it's grown to be a...More

Thank FairyKo
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Philadelphia is not only the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776 and the US Constitution in 1789, Philadelphia also has a splendid musical heritage. To explore this history I followed the Philadelphia Music Alliance's invitation to stroll the Walk of Fame...More

1  Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you are interested in taking a stroll along Broad Street, Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, and check out its different styles of architecture, begin at the Kimmel Center (300 South Broad St.), the latest, visually most prominent and architecturally most diverse addition to the...More

3  Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Avenue is truly Philadelphia's most beloved street. On New Year Day, a large crowd of spectators, comprising locals as well as visitors, gather near City Hall to see and support the annual Mummers Parade. The Avenue becomes a spontaneous and spectacular street-party. Everybody celebrates...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The Avenue of the Arts -- the most vibrant stretch of Broad St -- runs from City Hall southwards for quite a few blocks. Many splendid buildings along the Avenue, e.g. the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music and the Bellevue Hotel. The sidewalks are...More

1  Thank DALee8
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This is an interesting avenue as you move down Broad Street to the South but big city precautions do apply as you go further south. There are some theaters, a decent hotel, the School of the Arts and some eye-popping architecture. Once you move considrably...More

1  Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 28 November 2013

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...More

1  Thank FlyyBlkGrl
Reviewed 27 May 2013

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

Thank nasus59
Reviewed 28 April 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...More

Thank Bill A
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