Center City, PA - Homes for Sale and Community Information

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Center City is located in the heart of Philadelphia. It includes the city's tallest buildings, the central business district, and neighborhoods like Penn's Landing, Society Hill, Chinatown and the Avenue of the Arts. It is a thriving neighborhood with a rich history that dates back to when William Penn founded Philadelphia. Center City grew into a thriving port and it blossomed into an important cultural and science center with prominent residents like Benjamin Franklin leading the way.

Center City has many architectural buildings of great interest like the City Hall, the Kimmel Center and the Inquirer Building. It is a big, bustling downtown with a diverse community. Many neighbors know each other, and the schools and services makes it an ideal place to live or raise a family. It creates a sense of excitement being a part of such a busy community. Homes for sale in Center City include classic town homes, restored Victorian homes and deluxe high rise condos with the most modern amenities.

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Center City is essentially Downtown Philadelphia, the cradle of America's history. The Lenape Indians lived here first, then the Dutch came to Delaware Valley in the 1620s. It's the city of Ben Franklin and William Penn, and the home of the Declaration of Independence and Liberty Bell. There are dozens of buildings on the National Registry of Historic places including the Benjamin Franklin Motel, the Bell Telephone Company Building and the Carpenter Hall on the Independence Mall. These significant sites contribute to the community pride and quality of life in Center City.


There are a number of parks throughout Center City, including The Independence Hall National Park, site of the Continental Congress and the nation’s first seat of government. There's also Marian Anderson Park, Starr Garden, Markward Recreation Facility and Seger Recreation Facility.


City Center’s rich history is matched by its marvelous culture and full events calendar. Annual celebrations are a big part of life during the year in Center City. The First Person Arts Festival celebrates the power of personal stories through storytelling, theater, dance and more at many locations. The Scrapple Fest at the Reading Terminal Market celebrates the traditional Philadelphia dish, scrapple, and includes chef competitions and sample fests. Of course, Philly is a sports lovers kind of town, and fans can cheer for all the major teams. The NFL Eagles, baseball Phillies, NBA Sixers, and NHL Flyers all play their seasons here.


Real Estate in Center City never looked so good because every day the residents engage with each other to augment the quality of life. Start your search today
and call RE/MAX Action Realtor® Diane Sarkisian, 215-358-1100. She has the latest information, and access to the best deals on luxury homes, condos and more in downtown Philly. It's never been easier!

Diane Sarkisian
Diane Sarkisian
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
1126 Horsham Rd Maple Glen PA 19002