1000 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19107
Food & Culture in Center City
Chinatown is located in the heart of Center City. Renowned for its ethnic cuisine, Chinatown features a large number of restaurants with East Asian cuisines. 10th Street and Race Street host nearly a dozen different Hong Kong-style bakery cafes. In addition, there are restaurants serving Cantonese, Fujianese, Northern, Sichuan, and Taiwanese cuisine and many more.
Chinatown is also the home of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a major attraction in Philadelphia where many national event take place such as the Philadelphia Flower Show, The Annual Car Show and much, much more.
Adjacent t to the Convention Center is the renowned Reading Terminal Market featuring over one hundred merchants offering fresh produce, meats, fish, groceries, ice cream, flowers, baked goods, crafts, books, clothing, and specialty and ethnic foods.
Perfect for just about everyone, Chinatown is easy access to all parts of Center City and only a few quick blocks away from Philly’s subway system.
Chinatown’s Friendship Gate It is an internationally known landmark and a symbol of cultural exchange and friendship between Philadelphia and its Sister City, Tianjin, China.
North/South: Vine Street, Filbert Street
East/West: 8th Street, 13th Street
General George A. McCall for grades Kindergarten through 8
Other private schools are also available to the residents of Chinatown such as The Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic Church and School.
Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (Chinese)
“Chinatown Housing Site Upgrade Hing Wah Yuen Housing Development A sense of place inspired by the heritage of the residents.”Synterra Ltd.
“Building the Gold Mountain: Philadelphia’s Chinatown”, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and School (English)/(Chinese)