Society Hill

Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood is marked by cobblestone streets, 18th century architecture and a quaint, old fashioned charm that serves as a reminder of Philadelphia’s influential place in history. Though the neighborhood is highly residential and feels as if it is tucked away from the hustle-and-bustle city life, it is still packed full of fun events, culture and attractions. Society Hill is the ideal mix of a quiet, homey atmosphere and modern flair. Residences consist of luxury homes, historic townhomes and modern high rise residential towers.

About Society Hill

Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood features cobblestone streets, 18th-century architecture and a quaint, old fashioned charm that serves as a reminder of Philadelphia’s influential place in history. Though the neighborhood is highly residential and feels as if it is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, it is still packed full of fun events, culture, and attractions year-round. Located close to the waterfront of the Delaware River and Philadelphia’s civic buildings, Society Hill is the ideal mix of a quiet homey atmosphere and modern social setting.

Some local historical landmarks include:

  • Washington Square Park
  • The Magnolia Garden
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Independence Hall
  • Liberty Bell Center
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The Commute

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Additional Neighborhood Information

Learn more about Society Hill and plan for your stay in this charming neighborhood.

 

Top Public Schools in Society Hill

Julia R. Masterman Secondary School: https://masterman.philasd.org/

Central High School: https://centralhs.philasd.org/

Science Leadership Academy: https://sla.philasd.org/

Academy at Palumbo: https://palumbo.philasd.org/

 

Boundaries

North/South: Walnut Street to South Street.

East/West: S. Front Street to S. 7th Street.

 

Transportation

Travel to or from Society Hill with easily accessible public transportation, including Septa or Patco.

While old-fashioned, Philadelphia’s Society Hill is coveted by house hunters from all generations. The original 18th-century architecture further enhances the area’s rich historical roots, which are adored by countless locals and visitors every day.  This quaint residential neighborhood has an old-timey charm with its authentic cobblestone alleys, and while it remains one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods, there’s always something exciting to do.

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Demographics

Population by Age Level. Median Age 43.67. Households: 2,898.

In Thousand of Dollars. (Median Income: $108,024)

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Luxury Townhomes & Condos for Sale in Society Hill

Searching for your dream home? It doesn’t get any better than Society Hill. Residences consist of luxury 1, 2, and 3 bedroom new construction condominiums, historic townhomes, and modern high rise residential penthouses. Prospective residents can find luxury residential homes for sale at reasonable prices in a safe and friendly family environment. Today, Society Hill is a blend of traditional and modern culture and design, so whether you’re looking to shift to this popular district temporarily, permanently, and whether you plan to live alone or with family, you’ll find yourself right at home.

Society Hill Schools & Education

Public & Private Institutions Of Learning

The School District of Philadelphia is the eighth largest school district in the nation, by enrollment. Located in a historic and culturally rich setting, Philadelphia is a racially and ethnically diverse community committed to education. The School District of Philadelphia operates 214 of the city's 300 public schools, including 149 elementary schools, 16 middle schools, and 49 high schools. The remaining 86 public schools are independently operated charter schools. Charter schools are authorized by the School District of Philadelphia, and are accountable to it.

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Private / Charter
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