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Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
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Chestnut Street is a major historic street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was originally named Wynne Street because Thomas Wynne's home was there. William Penn renamed it Chestnut Street in 1684. It runs east–west from the Delaware River waterfront in downtown Philadelphia through Center City and West Philadelphia. The road crosses the Schuylkill River on the Chestnut Street Bridge. It serves as eastbound Pennsylvania Route 3 between 63rd and 38th Streets.Points of interestFrom east to west: United States Custom House (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)National Liberty MuseumCarpenters' HallFirst National Bank (today, part of the Chemical Heritage Foundation)Old City HallSecond Bank of the United StatesIndependence HallLiberty BellBen Franklin House, formerly the Benjamin Franklin HotelBelgravia HotelThe Coronado BuildingDrexel UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania
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  • you couldn't get, the Chestnut Street is repeatedly run through and crosses. It runs automatically on it or are passing as many attractions on or close to. Everything available on the road
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  • This street is like an open mall. All major stores and department stores are here. It is safe and festive. 
  • We walked down here as we too a stroll through the historic district. the place is full of character and a good photo opportunity. it's not too far from Independence hall and the Liberty Bell ctr so e...  more »