Society Hill is an affluent neighborhood in Center City, Philadelphia. Society Hill has the largest concentration of original 18th- and early 19th-century architecture of any place in the United States. Much like Beacon Hill in Boston, Society Hill is noted as a charming district with cobblestone streets bordered by brick rowhouses in Federal and Georgian style. The district is named after the 18th century Free Society of Traders, which had its offices at Front Street on the hill above Dock Creek. Society Hill’s boundaries are disputed however for real estate purposes the neighborhood is bounded by Walnut Street to the North, South Street to the South, The Delaware River to the East and 8th Street to the West. Society Hill contains the largest concentration of original 18th- and early 19th-century architecture of any place in the United States. Society Hill is noted as a charming center city neighborhood with cobblestone streets bordered by brick rowhouses in Federal and Georgian style.
Society Hill Towers – 200-220 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Independence Place – 223-241 South 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Society Hill Civic Association: http://www.societyhillcivic.com/
South Street Headhouse District: http://www.southstreet.com/
Elementary School: General George A. McCall
High School: Furness High School
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