Five Reasons Philadelphia is Just That Awesome!

Five Reasons Philadelphia is Just That Awesome!

Happy Friday, Philadelphia!

Here’s your Philly 5 Friday… FIVE reasons why Philadelphia is just that awesome!


The Academy of Natural Sciences is the OLDEST natural history institution in the western hemisphere.

The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center was the FIRST cancer hospital in the nation.

  • Philadelphia has led the way in the art of celebrating: the FIRST birthday of our country (July 4th), the FIRST Thanksgiving Day Parade (1920), the FIRST city to adopt the Mother’s Day proposal (1908) and the FIRSTand only city to enjoy the sounds of the Philadelphia Mummers, dating back to the late 1700’s!

Jewelers’ Row, located along Sansom Street between 7th & 8th Streets and on 8th Street between Chestnut and Walnut, is the nation’s OLDEST and second largest diamond district.

Wanamaker’s (now Macy’s), located at Broad & Chestnut Streets,was the nation’s FIRST department store.


If you’re looking to move to or sell your property in this great city, contact The Barach Group today!!

For more news about real estate or fun information on restaurants/bars in the city, check out our news page!

To get a closer look into all the great areas of the city, visit our neighborhoods page!

The Barach Group is here to help you find the home of your dreams!  For more information about our agents, meet our team!


Related posts

What did this guy just say?

In response to a tweet from The Checkdown...

Continue reading

Hottest Philadelphia neighborhoods: Passyunk Square

South Philadelphia’s Passyunk Square is quickly becoming one of the hottest neighborhoods in...

Continue reading

Summertime at the Schuylkill

A summer hotspot in the Philadelphia community, the Schuylkill River Banks is an escape from the...

Continue reading