Department of Physical Therapy
Campus Life

Philadelphia Skyline
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It is not uncommon for landlords and various property management companies to reference neighborhoods within center city: Washington Square, Washington Square West, Old City, Society Hill, Queen's Village, Northern Liberties, Rittenhouse Square, Bella Vista, University City, and so on. 

Click here for some guidance on the geographic locations of these unofficial sections of town.

Use the following resources for information about fun things
to do around the city.

Where to go

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Italian Market
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Where to eat

TJU Dining Services (Atrium Cafeteria, TJU Farmers Market, JAH Food Court)
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Italian Market - the oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States.
Reading Terminal Market - Mouth-watering aromas. Produce fresh from the field. Amish specialties. Fresh meats, seafood, and poultry. Unique, hand-made pottery, jewelry and crafts from around the world.
Superfresh Grocery - The Superfresh name is synonymous with groceries, exceptional freshness, quality and value. Come discover Superfresh again!
Trader Joe's Market - When it comes to grocery chains, Trader Joe's isn't your average Joe. With about 350 stores in some 25 states, the company offers upscale grocery fare such as health foods, organic produce, and nutritional supplements.
Whole Foods Market - Whole Foods Market is the world's largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with stores throughout North America and the United Kingdom

Music/Theatre

Kimmel Center
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Walnut Street Theatre - The official website of Philadelphia's most popular theatre company
Kimmel Center - The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. Kimmel Center, Inc. also manages the Academy of Music, owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association, and the University of the Arts' Merriam Theater.
Trocadero Theatre - The Trocadero Theatre is an independent music venue located in Philadelphia, PA. The historic Victorian theater currently hosts concerts, movie screenings and more.
the Mann - The Mann Center for the Performing Arts presents diverse, world-class entertainment in a beautiful park setting at affordable prices.
Forrest Theatre - The Forrest is one of Philadelphia's premier venues for live theatre, presenting only the very best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer.

Prince Music Theatre - The Prince Music Theater was founded in 1984 as the American Music Theater Festival, and in 1999 established a permanent home at 1412 Chestnut Street on the Avenue of the Arts.
Society Hill Playhouse - Society Hill Playhouse is located in the heart of the Society Hill District (just 1/2 block off the "hot" South Street Corridor). This is theatre for people who don't like theatre ... or who think they don't. Housed in the historic David Garrick Hall.

Gallery/Museums

ütter Museum
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Philadelphia Museum of Art - As one of the largest art museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned art collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs, both in-person & online.
Mütter Museum - contains a collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment. The museum is part of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
The Old City Experience - presented by the Old City Arts Association
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show - Fine Art in Philadelphia, PA

Sporting Events:

Citizen's Bank Park
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Philadelphia Flyers - Philadelphia Hockey (NHL) team
Philadelphia Phillies - Philadelphia Baseball (MLB) team
Philadelphia 76ers - Philadelphia Basketball (NBA) team
Philadelphia Eagles - Philadelphia Football (NFL) team
Philadelphia Union - Philadelphia Soccer (MLS) Team
Philadelphia Kixx - Philadelphia Soccer (Indoor - MISL) team


Parks/Outdoor Activities

Fairmount Park - Fairmount Park is Philadelphia's Park System. With over 9,200 acres, it claims 10% of the land in Philadelphia (City and County). Fairmount Park has been called "one of sthe largest urban parks in the country"


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