Avenue of the Arts

39.9473° N, 75.1669° W

Welcome to Avenue of the Arts

The thriving cosmopolitan community is known for its vibrant art scene
Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts is a quaint community situated on South Broad Street between South Street and City Hall. This unique neighborhood has an array of theatrical and creative scenes, which have led the community to take on the name the Avenue of the Arts. 
Within this stretch, you'll find facilities, entertainment venues, and events that cater specifically to art fans, artists, dance lovers, orchestra enthusiasts, and, of course, theater lovers. 
Along with its world-class art and theater offerings, the Avenue of the Arts is home to several fine dining establishments. This has allowed the Avenue of the Arts to become the perfect community for residents who are looking for luxurious appeal.
When you venture out into this community, you'll find plenty of upscale and luxurious residential spaces, including high-end high-rises and condominiums. Avenue of the Arts is the perfect destination for those who want a luxurious oasis in an urban environment. 

What to Love

  • Eclectic dining and shopping scene 
  • Thriving arts district
  • Affluent neighborhoods

Local Lifestyle 

Life within the Avenue of the Arts is dominated by its artistic and cultural scene. The local talent is emphasized in almost every aspect of the community. From the incredible art galleries that dot the city to the many theaters and museums here, there's always something to do and explore in the Avenue of the Arts.
Residents can look forward to an equally eclectic and flavorful dining scene. Charming cafés, shops, and fine-dining establishments bring the community alive. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Throughout the Avenue of the Arts, you'll find a number of fine dining establishments. Some popular eateries include Bellevue Hotel's restaurant and lounge, Del Friscos, and Steak 48. These restaurants offer delectable and hearty flavors that are the perfect addition to a romantic evening out.
There are a number of other fine dining restaurants with menus boasting cosmopolitan flavors and intimate dining rooms. 
Home to The Ritz-Carlton and in close proximity to the Reading Terminal Market, which has some of the best food in Philadelphia, the upscale atmosphere in the Avenue of the Arts is further complemented by some of the best shopping in the area. The Shops at Bellevue is home to some of the best luxury retailers in the nation. Here, shoppers can find Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, Tiffany & Co., and so much more. 

Things to Do

For a fun-filled day out in the town, there are a number of upscale entertainment venues and establishments to explore. Popular destinations include the historic Philadelphia City Hall, which covers 14.5 acres and is dotted with stunning sculptures, figurines, and other architectural treasures. Tours take place around city hall for residents who really want to gain a sense of its historic appeal. 
A number of theaters, including the Miller Theater (formally the Merriam Theater), Suzanne Robers Theater, and Wilma Theater, offer residents the opportunity to enjoy a live performance that is as unique as it is inspiring. Similarly, the Kimmel Center is home to several performances throughout the year that celebrate the community's talent.
Explore the many art galleries throughout the Avenue of the Arts. The Sol Mednick Gallery, the President's Office Gallery, and the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery showcase some of the best exhibits here. 
Every year on New Year's Day, Avenue of the Arts comes alive thanks to the Mummers Parade. This parade celebrates local talent as clubs compete in different categories for recognition for being the best. 


Avenue of the Arts is served by the School District of Philadelphia. Notable schools include: 

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