Society Hill

Society Hill is a historic neighborhood in Center City PhiladelphiaPennsylvania with a population of 6,215 as of the 2010 United States Census.[7] Settled in the early 1680s, Society Hill is one of the oldest residential neighborhoods in Philadelphia.[8] After urban decay developed between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an urban renewal program began in the 1950s, restoring the area and its many historic buildings.[9] Society Hill has since become one of the most expensive neighborhoods with the highest average income and second highest real estate values in Philadelphia.[10]Society Hill's historic colonial architecture, along with intelligent planning and restoration efforts, led the American Planning Association to designate it, in 2008, as one of the great American neighborhoods and a good example of sustainable urban living.[11]

The neighborhood contains one of the largest concentrations of original 18th- and early 19th-century buildings in the United States.[3][12] Society Hill is noted for its Franklin street lamps,[13][11] brick sidewalks, cobblestone and Belgian block streets bordered by two- to four-story brick rowhouses in Federal and Georgian architecture, and public buildings in Greek Revival architecture such as the Merchants' Exchange Building[note 2] and the Old Pine Street Church.[3]

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$615,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
2
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Simple Choice Realty, INC BRIGHT
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$799,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Philadelphia BRIGHT
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$375,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
1
beds
1
baths
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut BRIGHT
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$2,249,000
PHILADELPHIA, PA
5
beds
6
baths
Listing courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut BRIGHT
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$349,900
PHILADELPHIA, PA
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company BRIGHT
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Data last updated: Nov 19, 2018 2:34:am.

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