There’s much more to this deceptively simple, skyscraper with the famous neon sign than meets the eye. It’s timeless! “The PSFS Building is one of the city’s most important buildings,” claims Ken Hinde, former director of the […]
If you’re looking for books, prints, periodicals, photos or ephemera from Colonial America through the 19th century, this is the place to go! Like so many things in our city, the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) […]
At the African American Museum, you’ll meet a “Who’s Who” of remarkable Americans many of us know little about.
Longfellow’s popular poem Evangeline still has people searching for the tombs of the Acadian heroine and her lost lover Gabriel in Philadelphia – even though they’re fictional characters!
Inside are seven spectacular halls representing different cultures and styles – each one more dazzling than the last. The building is an architectural tour de force.
This daring Errol-Flynn-type character terrorized English ships, capturing more vessels than Commodore John Barry and Captain John Paul Jones combined.
A venerable institution that almost went out of business some 30 to 35 years ago, Reading Terminal Market is still fighting the good fight today.
According to Jim Murphy, this one-of-a-kind creation should be #1 on every Philadelphian’s bucket list.
This historic special-collections library and museum on Washington Square welcomes residents and tourists alike.
If you’re traveling anywhere in center city near Independence Hall, take a few minutes and treat yourself to The Dream Garden.
Whether you love it or hate it –Philadelphia’s remarkable City Hall is unique, impressive and a world leader in several categories.
With a soaring 196-foot steeple that towers over newer structures nearby, Christ Church is both a spectacular historic building … and living history at its best.