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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  • If you is real hungry this is a great street to get your eat on and shave the tiger of hunger. So many choices.  more »
  • Central and well equipped with various shops and places to eat. Recommend the factory store the GAP that in Italy is not cheap as brand as well as sporting goods stores really great.
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  • Street with many shops, cafes, restaurants, shops and stores, some outlets. Well worth a stroll at any time of day or night. It is a very central and with many choices of activities.
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