Society Hill, settled in the early 1680s, is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Philadelphia. It has the highest average income and second highest real estate values in the city. This neighborhood has the greatest consolidation of original 18th and early 19th century historic colonial architecture in the United States. Society Hill is recognized for its Franklin street lamps, cobblestone and Belgian block streets, brick sidewalks surrounded by tow to four-story brick row homes in Federal and Georgian style. The neighborhoods boundaries are the Delaware River to Washington Square and from Walnut Street to Lombard Street.
“Explore the Society Hill Neighborhood of Philadelphia.” Visit Philadelphia, www.visitphilly.com/areas/philadelphia-neighborhoods/society-hill/.