“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”
Avenue of the Arts is the hub of cultural and artistic events in Philadelphia. Located on Broad Street around the majestic City Hall, the name "Avenue of the Arts" was coined in the early 90s by then-mayor Rendell. Theaters and art instiutions along the Avenue of the Arts include the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, University of the Arts, PA Academy of Fine Arts and the Wilma Theater. Be sure to take a stroll through City Hall and see its beautiful artisan masonry.