Society Hill

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Society Hill is a charming & sleepy residential neighborhood with the majority of it’s original & historic housing from the 18th & 19th Century still standing.  It is known for it’s cobblestone streets, grand mansions in the Federal & Georgian style & contemporary housing from notable architects such as I.M. Pei & Louis Sauer.  This neighborhood is serviced by the Society Hill Civic Association.

What Are the Boundaries?

Walnut Street to the North Lombard Street to the South Front Street to the East & 7th Street to the West.

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Restaurants, Bars & Nightlife

Most of the nightlife is going to be found North of this neighborhood in Old City which is easily accessible through a staircase at the Society Hill Towers or South near South Street although a few bars are found right on Headhouse Square.  There are some great restaurants in this neighborhood such as Zahav, Pizzeria Stella, Xochitl (awesome happy hour margaritas!) & Bistro Romano to name a few.

Grocery Shopping

There is a Super Fresh located on 5th by Spruce Street.  It is also easy to head up into Bella Vista for the Whole Foods & Super Fresh on South Street.

Farmer’s Market

Society Hill has one of the best Farmer’s Market in the city at the historic Headhouse Square. Open every Saturday & Sunday May – December from 10-2 this market boasts over 30 vendors who offer some  of the best fruits, vegetables, flowers, artisan chocolates & cheeses, local honey &  fresh bakery items.  Tip: get there early…this market gets packed & bring cash.

Shopping

There are not many shopping options in Society Hill.  This neighborhood is extremely residential.  However, South Street is close by & it is in close proximity to Washington Square & Old City where shopping options abound.

Green Space

There is Foglietta Plaza located on Front Street between Spruce & Dock, Delancey Park is a charming park with a playground right on famed Delancey Street.  Washington Square Park also known as Independence Mall State Park (the boundaries get a little fuzzy here) is located between 6th & 7th & Walnut & Spruce.  This is another one of the original parks planned by William Penn.

Parking & Public Transportation

Parking is not easy in this neighborhood.  It is permitted everywhere, even on Sundays.  If you do get a street spot it is usually a max of 2-3 hours.  There are a few small metered lots on Front Street & a couple of privately owned parking garages.  Check out bestparking.com for more information on privately owned lots.  The best subway station is located in Old City at 2nd & Market.  There are a few bus lines that service this neighborhood as well.  You can find information on SEPTA’s website.

Price Range: $1,275 to $16,795,000 Price Average: $1,195,332
Size Range: 365 to 14,131 Sq. Ft. Size Average: 2,521 Sq. Ft.
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Under Contract
Contingency
$ 685,000
26 SAINT JAMES COURT #42
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
2 Bed / 2 Bath
1,566 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Townhouse
MLS® #: 7071793
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 685,000
26 SAINT JAMES COURT #42 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7071793
Townhouse
2
2
1,566 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
This bright, upper level St James Court condominium is located on picturesque Locust Walk in the heart of Society Hill and steps away from famed Washington Square park and historic Philadelphia. The home was timelessly renovated two years ago with top of the line fit and finishes. Dramatic vaulted ceilings draw you into the center of the home with its open floor plan featuring warehouse-sized windows and a contemporary gas fireplace. The home profiles with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, den/office with the condo bylaws providing for 1-car parking at the Independence Place parking garage at a preferred rate. Uniquely, the condo fee covers windows & doors, AC compressor maintenance/replacement and roof along with the other typical coverage including exterior maintenance, the grounds, snow removal, trash, water & sewer. Lastly, this pet friendly residence is the perfect blend between condo and townhouse living.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #502
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
1 Bed / 1 Bath
625 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7071220
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #502 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7071220
Lease
1
1
625 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 Security Deposit - Limited Time Move In Special!!!! Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartment featuring brand new hardwood flooring and a patio!!! The Society Hill Building is a beautiful mid-rise community located in the Society Hill/Washington Square neighborhood of Center City. This building features spacious 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment, overlooking scenic Washington Square Park. The Society Hill Building is within walking distance of historic Old City as well as close to all forms of public transportation. 10 foot high ceilings, controlled access keypad entry, all hardwood floors, abundant natural light, dishwasher, microwave, high-efficiency individually controlled A/C and heat. Laundry on each floor and pet-friendly! Brand new windows in all apartments. Optional upgrades available: Granite counter tops and new cabinets $150/mo extra; Stainless appliances $50/mo; Pictures are of another unit in same building.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,100,000
322 LAWRENCE COURT
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
3 Bed / 2/1 Bath
2,600 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Townhouse
MLS® #: 7071318
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,100,000
322 LAWRENCE COURT | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7071318
Townhouse
3
2/1
2,600 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Welcome to Lawrence Court! This townhome is location in a beautiful and quiet cobblestone courtyard in the heart of Society Hill. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 1-CAR DEED PARKING just steps away from the home. Step in to the home and the first floor has a den/office, half bath, laundry room and family room. Step up to the second floor to the light filled living room which has a working fireplace gorgeous bi-level brick garden off of it. The eat-in Chef's kitchen overlook the peaceful courtyard. Third floor has two spacious bedrooms and a new full bathroom. Fourth floor has a wonderful master suite with views of trees, terrific closets and a luxurious bath.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,550
230 PINE STREET #2R
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ
1 Bed / 1 Bath
800 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7070525
Courtesy of OCF Realty LLC
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,550
230 PINE STREET #2R | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7070525
Lease
1
1
800 s.f.
Courtesy of OCF Realty LLC
Available DECEMBER 1! A beautifully bright 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom in the heart of Society Hill, just one block from Head House Square and easily accessible to I-95, this apartment is a must-see! You will enjoy hardwood floors throughout, decorative fireplace, central air, and plenty of natural sunlight along the entire side of the unit. The kitchen is complete with new cabinets, a refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and gas stove/oven. Finally, the bedroom is spacious with a large closet and more of that wonderful sunlight! *Sorry, no pets *Tenants responsible for electric and gas *Water included *Coin operated laundry in basement
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 3,200
323 CYPRESS STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
3 Bed / 1/1 Bath
1,326 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7070113
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 3,200
323 CYPRESS STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7070113
Lease
3
1/1
1,326 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Rare, affordable single family home rental in sought after Society Hill. This property has beautiful hardwood floors throughout, and is in pristine condition. The tiled entryway opens into the beautifully appointed living room with coat closet, gas fireplace and builtins, overlooking Three Bears Park. Dining room flows into updated eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, tile floors, breakfast area and french doors to private gated patio area. Access on side to St Joseph's Way. Powder room on main level. Upstairs features bright and airy main bedroom overlooking park with incredible closet space, middle bedroom also with excellent closet space and storage, third bedroom/den/office. Overflow closet and storage space available in hall. Waterproofed basement houses a fully finished room in the front with laundry and unfinished space in the back for extra storage. This house is freshly painted and immaculate. Premiere location on serene block. Three Bears Park across street is community funded and offers a wonderful playground. Permit parking available.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,700
510 SPRUCE STREET #2
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7068547
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,700
510 SPRUCE STREET #2 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7068547
Lease
1
1
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 security deposit special for a limited time!!! Quiet and spacious, this converted brownstone boasts beautiful hardwood flooring and charming exposed brick walls in the heart of Society Hill. Some units also feature a terrace or working fireplace. Society Hill is a charming district filled with cobblestone streets and brick structures, you will never tire of the wide array of dining, shopping, sightseeing, and museums.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 180,000
200 LOCUST STREET #26E
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
0 Bed / 1 Bath
522 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Condo
MLS® #: 7068703
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 180,000
200 LOCUST STREET #26E | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7068703
Condo
0
1
522 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC 1818 Rittenhouse
The mid-century modern architecture of the 1960's is artfully captured in the I.M. Pei designed Society Hill Towers, a quiet enclave in the heart of Society Hill. This dramatic studio home has three ceiling to floor windows that look directly out onto the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge. Wake up to the sun rising over the river in this home with newly installed flooring throughout, a retro kitchen with new countertops and great closet space. Society Hill Towers is a landscaped oasis with an in ground pool, fitness room, parking (extra fees apply) and it is steps away from Zahav Restaurant, Positano Coast, Ritz Movie Theaters and the specialty shops of Old City. Society Hill Towers will have a special assessment placed into effect in 2018. Please call management office for details.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,495
701 SANSOM STREET #401
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
1 Bed / 1 Bath
650 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067963
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,495
701 SANSOM STREET #401 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067963
Lease
1
1
650 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 Security Deposit and $1000 Move-in Credit for a Limited Time!!! Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartment featuring brand new hardwood flooring!!! The Society Hill Building is a beautiful mid-rise community located in the Society Hill/Washington Square neighborhood of Center City. This building features spacious 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment, overlooking scenic Washington Square Park. The Society Hill Building is within walking distance of historic Old City as well as close to all forms of public transportation. 10 foot high ceilings, controlled access keypad entry, all hardwood floors, abundant natural light, dishwasher, microwave, high-efficiency individually controlled A/C and heat. Laundry on each floor and pet-friendly! Brand new windows in all apartments. Pictures are of another unit in same building.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,745
532 SPRUCE STREET #B1
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
700 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067995
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,745
532 SPRUCE STREET #B1 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067995
Lease
1
1
700 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 Security Deposit and $500 Move-in Credit - Limited Time Special!! 1 bedroom unit with deck! The Gratz Building- With nearly a hundred years of History, this newly renovated elevator building has just the perfect amount old world charm combined with the latest design of high-end finishes, in a premier location in Society Hill. The unit includes spacious and bright interior, hardwood flooring and high ceilings. Modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances, Wooden cabinetry, and Granite stone counters. Lovely baths, complete with beautiful bath fixtures. Washer and dryer in the apartment. Pet-Friendly building with a shared courtyard. Parking onsite $300mth. Pictures are of another unit in the building.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #607
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1/1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067228
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #607 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067228
Lease
1
1/1
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
SUN FILLED, 1 bedroom 1 1/2 BATH APARTMENT in SOCIETY HILL!!! Beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic ceiling height, all open kitchen with BREAKFAST BAR, all granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This elevator, doorman building has a fantastic GYM and PARKING available for an additional fee. Walk to AMAZING restaurants, coffee shops, the Ritz Movie Theater, and OLD CITY, all with in 5 MINUTES!!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 2,345
312-22 WALNUT STREET #210
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
2 Bed / 2 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067387
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 2,345
312-22 WALNUT STREET #210 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067387
Lease
2
2
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
SUN FILLED, 2 bedroom 2 BATH APARTMENT in SOCIETY HILL!!! Beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic ceiling height, all open kitchen with BREAKFAST BAR, all granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This elevator, doorman building has a fantastic GYM and PARKING available for an additional fee. Walk to AMAZING restaurants, coffee shops, the Ritz Movie Theater, and OLD CITY, all with in 5 MINUTES!!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #615
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1/1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067239
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #615 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067239
Lease
1
1/1
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
SUN FILLED, Loft Style 1 bedroom 1 1/2 BATH APARTMENT in SOCIETY HILL!!! Beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic ceiling height, all open kitchen with BREAKFAST BAR, all granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This elevator, doorman building has a fantastic GYM and PARKING available for an additional fee. Walk to AMAZING restaurants, coffee shops, the Ritz Movie Theater, and OLD CITY, all with in 5 MINUTES!!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,920
312-22 WALNUT STREET #409
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067211
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,920
312-22 WALNUT STREET #409 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067211
Lease
1
1
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
SUN FILLED, 1 bedroom 1 BATH APARTMENT in SOCIETY HILL!!! Beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic ceiling height, all open kitchen with BREAKFAST BAR, all granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This elevator, doorman building has a fantastic GYM and PARKING available for an additional fee. Walk to AMAZING restaurants, coffee shops, the Ritz Movie Theater, and OLD CITY, all with in 5 MINUTES!!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #603
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1/1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7067276
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,875
312-22 WALNUT STREET #603 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7067276
Lease
1
1/1
0 s.f.
Courtesy of Maxwell Realty Company
SUN FILLED, 1 bedroom 1 1/2 BATH APARTMENT in SOCIETY HILL!!! Beautiful hardwood floors, fantastic ceiling height, all open kitchen with BREAKFAST BAR, all granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This elevator, doorman building has a fantastic GYM and PARKING available for an additional fee. Walk to AMAZING restaurants, coffee shops, the Ritz Movie Theater, and OLD CITY, all with in 5 MINUTES!!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,545
701 SANSOM STREET #404
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
1 Bed / 1 Bath
650 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7066714
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,545
701 SANSOM STREET #404 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7066714
Lease
1
1
650 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 Security Deposit - Limited Time Move In Special!!!! The Society Hill Building is a beautiful mid-rise community located in the Society Hill/Washington Square neighborhood of Center City. This building features spacious 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment, overlooking scenic Washington Square Park. The Society Hill Building is within walking distance of historic Old City as well as close to all forms of public transportation. 10 foot high ceilings, controlled access keypad entry, hardwood floors, abundant natural light, dishwasher, high-efficiency individually controlled A/C and heat. Optional upgrades available: Granite counter tops and new cabinets $150/mo extra; Stainless appliances $50/mo; Vinyl hardwood floor $50/mo. Pictures are of another unit in the same building. Brand new hardwood floors in this unit!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,850
229 CHESTNUT STREET #3
Philadelphia, PA 19106
OLD CITY
2 Bed / 1 Bath
737 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7064694
Courtesy of Realty Mark Associates
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,850
229 CHESTNUT STREET #3 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
OLD CITY
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7064694
Lease
2
1
737 s.f.
Courtesy of Realty Mark Associates
Two bedroom condo located on the edge of Old City/Society Hill right off of Chestnut Street. The home boosts an open floor plan, 10 foot ceilings, lots of light and large windows which provide a pleasant view both day and night. There are random width old hard wood floors in this Beaux Arts style building which was built around 1860. This is one of only four units in the building. The windows have been redone and the unit is extremely quiet for its location. The kitchen offers tons of cabinet space with over mount and under mount lighting and a modern touch with a stainless steel hood. There is an intercom for guest entrance, full size washer and dryer, and custom closets. 229 Chestnut is only a 1/2 block from the historic park, 2 blocks from a dog park, and steps away from fabulous restaurants, coffee shops, and nightlife. Building is pet friendly.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #303
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
1 Bed / 1 Bath
650 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7062898
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #303 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7062898
Lease
1
1
650 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
$500 Security Deposit - Limited Time Move In Special!!!! The Society Hill Building is a beautiful mid-rise community located in the Society Hill/Washington Square neighborhood of Center City. This building features spacious 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment, overlooking scenic Washington Square Park. The Society Hill Building is within walking distance of historic Old City as well as close to all forms of public transportation. 10 foot high ceilings, controlled access keypad entry, hardwood floors, abundant natural light, dishwasher, high-efficiency individually controlled A/C and heat. Optional upgrades available: Granite counter tops and new cabinets $150/mo extra; Stainless appliances $50/mo; Vinyl hardwood floor $50/mo. Pictures are of another unit in same building.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 795,000
304 S PHILIP STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
3 Bed / 2/1 Bath
1,701 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Townhouse
MLS® #: 7062551
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 795,000
304 S PHILIP STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
Baths
Square Ft
7062551
Townhouse
3
2/1
1,701 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
Located on a quiet, picturesque, cobblestone street in the heart of Historic Society Hill. Very bright and tranquil setting. Built in 1810 and restored by noted architect Deroy Mark to be used as his studio and home. This 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home features original plank cherry floors, 12 foot ceilings, and original beams in 1st floor living room. 2 story Atrium overlooks brick garden and brings light into kitchen and dining room. The kitchen has extensive oak custom cabinetry and counters. Gas cooking, stainless appliances and double ovens, dishwasher, pantry and large work island. Stone paver floor. Large dining area with gas fireplace and charming powder room. Access to garden. 2nd floor - large open study (can be easily restored to bedroom) and full tiled bath and large front bedroom both with large closets. 3rd floor - 2 story Master Bedroom with gas fireplace and sitting room with full, tiled bath with shower and tub. Cathedral ceiling with exposed beams and skylight. A wonderful combination of contemporary design and historic details Two-zoned HVAC. Additional 300 square feet for kitchen not included in Public Records.
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