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Center City – Among Center City’s neighborhoods and districts are Penn’s Landing, Old City, Society Hill, South Street, Washington Square West, Market East, Chinatown, Logan Square, the Museum District (located along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway), Rittenhouse Square, Fitler Square, the Avenue of the Arts (South Broad Street), and Jewelers’ Row.

Center City is home to most of Philadelphia’s tallest buildings, including Philadelphia’s City Hall, the second tallest masonry building in the world and until 1987 the tallest in Philadelphia, as well as the tallest building in the world for seven years. In March 1987, One Liberty Place broke the gentlemen’s agreement not to exceed the height of the statue of William Penn atop City Hall. Since the completion of One Liberty Place, no Philadelphia major-league sports team had won a world championship for the next two decades, a phenomenon known as the “Curse of Billy Penn.” In an effort to reverse the curse, a 3-foot statue of Penn was affixed to the top of the Comcast Center upon its completion as the city’s new tallest building in 2007. On October 29, 2008, the Philadelphia Phillies won the 2008 World Series, effectively ending the “curse”.

Seven other skyscrapers now top the statue, including One Liberty Place’s little sister, Two Liberty Place. The Comcast Center, which was completed in 2007, is now the tallest building in Pennsylvania, 30 feet taller than One Liberty Place. Two buildings now under construction — 1441 Chestnut and the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center — are also slated to be taller than City Hall. The latter would be the eighth-tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the tallest outside of Manhattan and Chicago.

Other Center City skyscrapers include the BNY Mellon Center and the Three Logan Square, which houses a traffic camera used by the Philadelphia branch of the Westwood One MetroNetworks traffic service.

Across the street from City Hall is the Masonic Temple, the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, a legacy of the Founding Fathers and signers of the Declaration of Independence, many of whom were Freemasons; such luminaries include George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_City,_Philadelphia

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Seller's Rep: Coldwell Banker Preferred-Center City
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Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
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#7070623 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Realty Center City
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#7067032 | Single Family Home
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Realty Center City
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Seller's Rep: Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
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Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
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Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
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#7047157 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty
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Seller's Rep: HK99 Realty, LLC
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#7018997 | Condo
Seller's Rep: Keller Williams Philly
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Open House: Oct 22, 2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
 
#7069205 | Condo
Seller's Rep: MGC Real Estate Group
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Seller's Rep: BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown
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#7070271 | Condo
Seller's Rep: MGC Real Estate Group
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