The University of Pennsylvania is located in the University City
neighborhood of Philadelphia.
"With its funky vibe and unique spirit, University City is
one of Philadelphia's most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. Located
on the west side of downtown Philadelphia, the area is a hotbed
of education, science, medicine and research. This dynamic, close-knit
community is home to college students, artists, and families who
coexist amid world-class universities, dining, nightlife and cultural
University City is only 2
square miles of Philadelphia but is home to over 40,000 students,
46,000 residents, and 60,000 workers. University City is well
served by car, bus, train, trolley, and subway. It is home to
30th Street Station with direct Amrtak service to all major
cities. We are only 20 minutes from Philadelphia
International Airport via the R1
Airport train or taxi.
District and a Guide
to University City
University of Pennsylvania
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Science Center of Philadelphia
Hospital of the University
Hospital of Philadelphia
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Aerial Perspective of the University of Pennsylvania campus
Philly named 'Next
Great City' by National Geographic.
Philly.com - The
Region's Homepage. Home of the Philadelphia
Inquirer & Philadelphia
Daily News, this website is an excellent source for local news,
weather major events, classifieds, real estate and rental properties.
The site also has links to various local print media.
GoPhila.com - Greater
Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation. This site is an
excellent resource for first time visitors to the Philadelphia area.
It contains a number links and information, including directories
of local colleges
and universities, festivals
and events, world class museums
and concert halls, and
high quality photographs
of the metropolitan area.
City of Philadelphia - The
official site for the City of Philadelphia. Links to the various
local agencies responsible for everything, from parking
to Fairmount Park.
This site allows you to do pay your water bill, find the location
of your area Free Library,
or find a great map
of downtown Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Museum of Art and Skyline
Photo by B. Krist for GPTMC
One of the country’s leading museums, the Philadelphia
Museum of Art is modeled after a temple in the Greco-Roman style.
Completed in 1928, the museum covers 10 acres and houses more than
300,000 works spanning 2,000 years.