Indeveloper Tony Goldman attempted to change 13th Street and its surroundings into the "Blocks Below Broad" or "B3", with the launch of several new retail establishments. Would you like to receive updates from the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau? Rittenhouse Square.
Some of these destinations include bars, nightclubs, performance theaters, shops, health centers, restaurants, and adult theaters. Today, the neighborhood vibrates with art galleries, independent boutiques, historic sites, bring-your-own-bottle BYOB restaurants and lively bars — and Menagerie Coffee, a stylish and inviting queer couple-owned cafe in Old City.
Philadelphia has a thriving gay community with a long history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Washington West's real estate is mixed commercial, residential and service industries, characterized by two, three, and four-story rowhouses interspersed with condominiums, mid-rise apartments, hospitals and offices with ground-floor retail.
It was also a red light district and center of Philadelphia's gay bathhouse culture in the s and s. The gay population is a highly visible and important part of Philadelphia. Centre Franklin Logan Rittenhouse Washington.
Center City West. Dining in the Gayborhood. Drum Philadelphia Gay News. During this time, demonstrations at Independence Hall for gay rights sought to raise the community from an underground and lascivious group into a more unified community and political entity.
Community programs are open to the public that include focus groups and outreach programs.
Today, the neighborhood vibrates with art galleries, independent boutiques, historic sites, bring-your-own-bottle BYOB restaurants and lively bars — and Menagerie Coffee, a stylish and inviting queer couple-owned cafe in Old City.
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