What is Avenue of the Arts?
Avenue of the Arts is an area in Center City which includes many of Philadelphia’s cultural institutions including The Academy of Music, Wilma Theatre, Kimmel Center, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, and Merriam Theatre. The Art Institute of Philadelphia is also located along the strip.
Where did Avenue of the Arts get its name?
Avenue of the Arts was a term coined by former mayor Ed Rendell as a strategy to redevelop center city, south of City Hall.
Where is Avenue of the Arts Located?
Avenue of the Arts beings at the corners of Broad Street and Locust Street, and ends on the corners of Broad Street and Lombard Street, however, many residents like to refer to avenue of the arts to end as far south as Washington Avenue. If looking at a map, Avenue of the Arts is the area of Broad Street that is situated between Rittenhouse square and Washington Square West.
What is the best way to travel to Avenue of the Arts?
If you drive into the city, there are a few parking garages along Broad Street. You can also take various modes of public transportation including SEPTA regional rail, bus lines, and the SEPTA Broad Street Subway. If you are coming from the east including South Jersey, the PATCO high speed line makes a final stop at 15th and Locust Street.
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