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Zip Code 19106 Landmarks
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

The landmarks listed below are located in Postal Code 19106 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

African American Museum in Philadelphia

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Built in 1976 for the nation's Bicentennial, the African American Museum in Philadelphia was the first institution funded and built by a major city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia History

Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia History

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Designed by John Haviland, the Greek-Revival style building was the original home to the Franklin Institute, which opened for students in 1826. It has been the city's history museum since 1938.

Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The Betsy Ross House is generally recognized as the place where Betsy Ross lived when she may have made the first American Flag. The building was built around 1740 and is presented as it would have looked when Betsy Ross lived and worked there.

Carpenter's Hall

Carpenter's Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Build in 1770 and owned by oldest trade guild in America, Carpenter's Hall was the site of the First Continental Congress in 1774. Today it is part of Independence National Historical Park.

Christ Church

Christ Church

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Constructed between 1727 and 1744, Christ Church is the birthplace of the American Episcopal Church in the United States. The congregation included 15 signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Curtis Center (Curtis Building)

Curtis Center (Curtis Building)

Philadelphia 19106
The Curtis Publishing Company, founded in 1821 became one of the largest and most influential publishers in the United States during the early 20th century. This building, the company's headquarters, is an example of Georgian Revival architecture.

Dream Garden

Dream Garden

Philadelphia 19106
Made for Cyrus Curtis by the Louis C. Tiffany Studios, the 260-color mosiac was based on a painting by Maxfield Parrish. Measuring 15 by 49 feet, Dream Garden contains over 100,000 pieces of favrile glass.

Elfreth's Alley

Elfreth's Alley

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The houses in this small street have been privately owned and lived in since the early 1700's, making Elfreth's Alley the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in the country.

First Bank of the United States

First Bank of the United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Chartered in 1791, the First Bank of the United States was erected in the neo-classical style to echo the democracy of Ancient Greece. The bank building was restored for the Bicentennial in 1976.

Independence Hall

Independence Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Originally the home of the Pennsylvania Assembly and Supreme Court during the Colonial Era, the building was called the Pennsylvania State House. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were adopted and signed here.

Merchants' Exchange Building

Merchants' Exchange Building

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Upon its completion in 1834, the building became the financial center for Philadelphia, housing commercial houses, marine insurance companies, the Philadelphia Board of Trade, and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.

Philadelphia Bourse

Philadelphia Bourse

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The Philadelphia Bourse was the first commodities exchange in the United States. Completed in 1895, the building was one of the first steel-framed buildings to be constructed in the city. Today, it houses a shopping mall and office complex.

Physick House

Physick House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The building was once the home of Philip Syng Physick, who is known as the father of American surgery. From his home medical office, he treated many well-known patients including Dolly Madison, President Andrew Jackson and Chief Justice John Marshall.

Samuel Powel House

Samuel Powel House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Samuel Powel served as the last mayor of Philadelphia under English rule and was the first mayor of the city after the creation of the United States. The house is considered one of the best existing examples of a Georgian Colonial townhouse.

Second Bank of the United States

Second Bank of the United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The Second Bank was incorporated in 1816. Designed by William Strickland, this building, built between 1819 and 1824, is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States.

Society Hill Synagogue

Society Hill Synagogue

Philadelphia 19106
The Society Hill Synagogue, built in 1829 as the Spruce Street First Baptist Church, is home to a Conservative congregation. It was designed by Thomas U. Walter, the architect responsible for the Capitol dome and wings.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier honors the thousands of soldiers who died during the American Revolutionary War, many of whom were buried in mass graves in the park. Built in 1954, it features an eternal flame and a statue of George Washington.

United States Mint

United States Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Completed in 1969, this is the fourth building to house the nation's first mint. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the minting process, see the original coining press used in 1792 and purchase commemorative coins in the gift shop.

Washington Square

Washington Square

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Washington Square was originally called Southeast Square and was one of the original parks created by William Penn in his plan for Philadelphia.

Top 10 Most Popular Landmarks in Zip Code 19106

  1. Independence Hall
  2. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  3. Betsy Ross House
  4. African American Museum in Philadelphia
  5. Carpenter's Hall
  6. Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia History
  7. First Bank of the United States
  8. Merchants' Exchange Building
  9. Curtis Center (Curtis Building)
  10. United States Mint

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