Queen Village is a community adjacent to Society Hill in Center City Philadelphia. bounded by the Delaware River on the East, 6th Street on the West, and South Street on the North and Washington Avenue on the South.
The neighborhood is a cultural and gastronomic magnet, with scores of popular restaurants and pubs, including the legendary Famous 4th Street Deli, Jim’s Steaks, Downey’s Pub and many others to please every taste. Shopping on South Street, one of the main thoroughfares, is an adventure with many charming boutiques and galleries dotting the landscape.
You are within walking distance of historic landmarks such as Independence Hall, as well as the Delaware River waterfront. You are also a stone’s throw from the world-famous Italian Market, where you will find fresh fruit, produce and every kind of delicacy brought to you by long-time merchants who care about their customers.
The neighborhood elementary school, Meredith, is one of the highest-ranking elementary schools in the city. It has consistently high test scores and a caring and committed staff. The world-famous Settlement School of Music which counts among its alumni such renowned artists and performer as Mario Lanza, Buddy Greco, Joey DiFrancesco, Chubby Checker, Leon Bates and one of the Sisters Sledge is located in Queen Village as is the Fleisher Art Memorial which provides art lessons and other arts experiences to both children and adults.