Architectural Walking Tours
The Preservation Alliance's guided walking tours interpret the past, present and future of the Philadelphia region as expressed through architecture, urban design and social history. Tours are led by a lively group of volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds who share their passion and knowledge of the region's built environment.
MAY THROUGH OCTOBER
Wednesdays, 6pm (May-Aug. only)
Saturdays, 10am and 2pm
Sundays, 2pm (and 11am, Sept.-Oct.)
Tours run approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and they run rain or shine.
RESERVATIONS ARE NOT taken for tours, unless otherwise indicated. Go to the designated tour meeting place and pay your tour guide (cash or check, payable to Preservation Alliance). Tour group size limited to the first 25 people to arrive.
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE (although advance purchase is NOT required)
$10 Adults; $8 Students; Free children 10 and under, accompanied by adult
$5 Preservation Alliance Members (Please show your member card)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Is your group interested in a customized or private tour? We can help. Contact us.
OCTOBER 2013 TOUR SCHEDULE See all TOUR DESCRIPTIONS here.
October 05, Sat. 10am Society Hill Sacred Sites
Meet at gate of St. Peter's Church, 3rd & Pine Sts.
October 05, Sat. 2pm Queen Village
Meet front door of Olde Swedes Church, 916 S Swanson St.
October 06, Sun. 11am Bella Vista
Meet SE corner of 10th & South Sts.
October 06, Sun. 2pm Jewish Immigrant Philadelphia
Meet in front of Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce St.
October 12, Sat. 10am University of Pennsylvania
Meet at the most eastern courtyard entrance at 3260 South St
October 12, Sat. 2pm Post Industrial City: Callowhill St. From Broad to the Delaware River
Meet at front of Former Inquirer Bldg, 400 N. Broad St.
October 13, Sun. 11am Underground Philadelphia: Subways, Railways & Stations
Meet at Angel statue, main concourse near east entrance of 30th St. Station
$15 admission includes SEPTA Fare
October 13, Sun. 2pm Society Hill Stroll
Meet at NE corner, 2nd & Spruce Sts.
October 19, Sat. 10am Powelton
Meet at SW corner, 36th St. & Lancaster Ave.
October 19, Sat. 2pm Victorian Philadelphia West of Broad
Meet at steps of the Bellevue, 200 S. Broad St.
October 20, Sun. 11am Rittenhouse Square East
Meet at pool, center of Rittenhouse Square
October 20, Sun. 2pm Ben Franklin’s Philadelphia
Meet at entrance to Franklin Court, 312-22 Market St.
October 26, Sat. 10am Art Deco
Meet at entrance to Liberty Place, 17th & Chestnut Sts.
October 26, Sat. 2pm City Hall to City Hall
Meet at NE corner of 5th & Chestnut Sts.
October 27, Sun. 11am Victorian Washington Square West
Meet at NW corner, 9th & Spruce Sts.
October 27, Sun. 2pm Old City
Meet at the benches, N. 2nd St. at Elfreth's Alley
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