- In the center of the main historic and business districts sets this Bed and Breakfast on quiet tree lined two block long street. We are 6 blocks to Independence Hall/Liberty Bell; 7 blocks to Pennsylvania Convention Center; 2 blocks to Jefferson, Wills Eye and one to Pennsylvania Hospitals; one block from Philadelphia's Historic Antique Row and the Trolley Tour stop. Kimmel and theatres are 2-6 blocks We are but a short cab or bus ride to Univ. of Penn/Drexel campuses, Children's Hospital at Penn(CHUP) and Univ of Penn Hospital WE are five blocks from airport shuttle and the major bus station (GREYHOUND /BOLT etc) and one block to PATCO/NJ. GARAGES are 1-2 blocks away. Amtrak CONNECTS TO LOCAL SUBWAY AND BRINGS YOU TO WITHIN FIVE BLOCKS Home was built in 1854-56 as a Federal townhouse; the floorplan was expanded and reworked in 1878 to include a grand staircase crowned by a leaded glass skylight. Formal space on the first floor is used by guests as a palour and dinning room. All the rooms are centered around the grand staircase, which is open as a small atrium through four floors and is flooded with natural light. SIX rooms have decorative fireplaces and are furnished with antique furniture and assessories/original art works.
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