Philadelphia Chinatown is a predominantly Asian American neighborhood in Center City Philadelphia. In the mid-19th century, Cantonese immigrants to Philadelphia opened laundries and restaurants in an area in close proximity to Philadelphia’s commercial wharves. This led to the start of Philadelphia’s Chinatown. The neighborhood includes many restaurants and shops with apartment units located above. There are also many condo buildings, factories and other industrial properties are located throughout.
Boundaries of Chinatown
The boundaries include Vine and Arch streets, from 8th and 11th streets.
Public Transportation in Chinatown
- Chinatown subway
- 23 bus
- 47 bus
- 47M bus
- 48 bus
- 61 bus
To learn more about this great area, check out Visit Philadelphia’s neighborhood guide for Chinatown.
Chinatown Homes for Sale
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