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Explore the architecture and urban design of Philadelphia
The Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour takes visitors on a journey exploring the social, economic and political factors that transformed Philadelphia in a 21st Century capital of business and culture. The tour showcases the architecture and urban design of the “Modern Metropolis of Philadelphia.”
The two hours of the Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour focus on highlights such as the breathtaking Victorian interior of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia’s first department store, Wanamaker’s (currently owned by Macy’s) and the atrium of the new Comcast Center, Philadelphia’s tallest skyscraper.
Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour
1218 Arch Street , Philadelphia
Open Hours: April – November: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. December – March: Saturdays at 2 p.m.
Price: Cost money