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: $1,000 to $6,959,000 Price Average: $865,270
Size Range: 400 to 18,398 Sq. Ft. Size Average: 3,454 Sq. Ft.
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Under Contract
Contingency
$ 2,650
220 LOCUST STREET #14A
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
2 Bed / 1 Bath
1,201 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7202460
Courtesy of Allan Domb Real Estate
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 2,650
220 LOCUST STREET #14A | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
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7202460
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2
1
1,201 s.f.
Courtesy of Allan Domb Real Estate
Corner two bedroom, one bathroom with north and west city views through floor-to-ceiling windows in all rooms. The home features hardwood floors and an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The home offers a wonderful entertaining/living space and generous closet space throughout. Society Hill Towers' rent includes water, hot water, heat, A/C and gas for cooking. Society Hill Towers also has available for residents an outdoor seasonal pool, fitness room, parking, and storage lockers.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,645
510 SPRUCE STREET #02
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7199826
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,645
510 SPRUCE STREET #02 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
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7199826
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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. PARKING OPTIONS AVAILABLE $225/month. Pictures are of the actual unit!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,525
510 SPRUCE STREET #1R
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
0 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7199822
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,525
510 SPRUCE STREET #1R | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
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7199822
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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. PARKING OPTIONS AVAILABLE $225/month. Pictures are of a similar unit!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,315
210 LOCUST STREET #4E
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
0 Bed / 1 Bath
504 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7198671
Courtesy of Allan Domb Real Estate
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,315
210 LOCUST STREET #4E | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
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Beds
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Square Ft
7198671
Lease
0
1
504 s.f.
Courtesy of Allan Domb Real Estate
Sun soaked studio at the Society Hill Towers. This home has a large living area with floor-to-ceiling windows and parquet wood floors, a separate dressing area with walk-in closet. Galley style kitchen, a full bathroom with shower/tub combination, tile floors and sliding glass doors. Residents enjoy 24 hour doorman, underground parking, access to the fitness room and outdoor pool for a fee, available hospitality suite for a fee, on-site Philly Car Share, coin operated laundry room in basement, and shopping plaza on site with market, dry cleaner and beauty salon.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,750,000
409 S 3RD STREET
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
4 Bed / 3/1 Bath
3,800 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Townhouse
MLS® #: 7198041
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,750,000
409 S 3RD STREET | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
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7198041
Townhouse
4
3/1
3,800 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
Historically certified late Federal town house in Society Hill with an impressive list of ownership; Willings, Physick, Stamper just to name a few. This beautiful 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath house sits directly across from historic St Peters church with views of its' iconic steeple & Palladian windows. Original details through out. Gracious flow perfect for todays lifestyle. Whether you choose a formal or informal way of life this house can accommodate either. First floor entry hall leads to a formal living rm with a Valley Forge blue marble mantle fireplace and beautiful double doors opening to the dining rm with a Valley Forge blue mantle fireplace. Also on first floor is the powder rm and a bright 2 story updated kitchen with a built in banquette and granite counter tops. Sub zero refrigerator and access to the charming, professionally landscaped garden by Toni Ann Flanigan. Original long leaf pine hardwood floors through out entire house. 4 fireplaces (2 wood/2 gas). 2nd floor contains a library/family rm with fireplace and built in book cases, recessed lit glass shelves flank the fireplace. Access to an enclosed sun porch perfect for plants or morning yoga and/or coffee, even on a snowy winters day. 2nd floor also contains a bedroom with fireplace and an ensuite bathroom. Continue on to the 3rd floor for 2 further bedrooms w/ decorative fireplaces & a bathroom. Top floor has been converted into wonderful 4th bedroom with exposed wood beams and private bathroom. Basement level has been finished with hard wood floors and built in book cases, large storage rooms and a wine cellar. There are too many upgrades to list, must be seen. New hot water heater-2017. new skylights-2017, 2 new central air units-2017. Set in the heart of Society Hill, beautiful walking distances to excellent schools & to all the charm that sets this historic neighborhood apart. Restaurants, shops, markets all with in minutes walking distance. Several parking garages located with in a block of house. Seller giving one year pre-paid parking to buyer at local garage. 409 S 3rd is in zip code 19147
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #305
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
1 Bed / 1 Bath
625 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7194615
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,445
701 SANSOM STREET #305 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
WASHINGTON SQ WEST
MLS® #
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7194615
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1
1
625 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 apartments, 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 in some units, 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 a similar unit.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,850
526 SPRUCE STREET #3F
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
2 Bed / 1 Bath
875 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7194664
Courtesy of Rent Scene
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,850
526 SPRUCE STREET #3F | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
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7194664
Lease
2
1
875 s.f.
Courtesy of Rent Scene
2 Bedroom / 1 bath Unit featuring hard wood floors, large living room and dining room area with a decorative fireplace. Great natural lighting throughout. Bedrooms have great closet space. Society Hill, offers a large collection of historic 18th and 19th century residential architecture that offers you a glimpse into Philadelphia's past. A charming district filled with cobblestone streets and brick structures, you will never tire of the wide array of dining, shopping, sightseeing, and museums. Pictures are of another unit in same building.!
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 499,000
521 PINE STREET #2
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 2 Bath
1,203 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Condo
MLS® #: 7193280
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 499,000
521 PINE STREET #2 | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
MLS® #
Property Type
Beds
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Square Ft
7193280
Condo
1
2
1,203 s.f.
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Dramatic second-floor unit in three-unit condominium, once a Federal-styled three-story brick mansion in choice location of Society Hill. The home seamlessly blends traditional architectural elements of yesteryear with contemporary appointments and finishes possessing European flair. Unit offers dramatic ten foot ceilings, an abundance of deep windows (replacement windows), bamboo flooring throughout. The living spaces are bright and cheery which is further highlighted by an open floor plan. Great Room with handsome decorative marble fireplace is open to Kitchen with two oversized islands, great Italian cabinetry, gas cooking and complimented by comfortable Dining Area. Property also features two Full Baths, Master Bedroom AND Den. Master Bedroom features two exposures of windows, and glass door accented by Juliet balcony and two closets plus in-unit laundry facilities and Master Bath has offers a spa-like inspiration with soaking tub, large glass enclosed shower and double sinks. Condo management is well run and offers ample funds in reserve and affordable HOA fees. Unparalleled location on enchanting Pine Street is so close to historic destinations, parks, and endless shopping and dining alternatives. Hurry, your opportunity is knocking.
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,975
200 LOCUST STREET #23G
Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
1 Bed / 1 Bath
803 Sq. Ft.
Property Type: Lease
MLS® #: 7192338
Courtesy of Plumer & Associates Inc
Under Contract
Contingency
$ 1,975
200 LOCUST STREET #23G | Philadelphia, PA 19106
SOCIETY HILL
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7192338
Lease
1
1
803 s.f.
Courtesy of Plumer & Associates Inc
Nice corner one bedroom unit located on a high floor with breathtaking river views at the Society Hill Towers. Kitchen with newer cabinets, countertops, appliances and tile floor. Floor to ceiling windows in bedroom and living room, hardwood floors. Twenty-four hour doorman, and on-site maintenance. For an additional fee; fitness center, outdoor pool club and parking available in the underground parking garage. The rent includes electric, heat, gas cooking and basic cable,
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