Elfreth's Alley

Independent by Design

Welcome to Old City Philadelphia - the neighborhood known as America’s most historic square mile. Whether you come to experience Old City as a visitor, a resident or a business person, you’ll find resources on this website to help you discover and get involved in this charming, creative, multi-layered district.

Two cheeseburgers on a plate at Sassafras

Old City Eats

Old City Eats brings summer dining deals to 20 restaurants and bars and kicks off on Thursday, June 1st with an outdoor Block Party!

Paradigm Gallery exterior

First Friday

First Friday brings art exhibitions, events, and more to Old City on Friday, June 2nd.

Market Street skyline in Old City, Philadelphia

Open Your Business in Old City!

Learn more about our historic and thriving neighborhood, and the unique commercial properties and business assistance available.