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South 8th Street & Sansom Street

South 8th Street & Sansom Street

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Biker’s Paradise

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

South 8th Street & Sansom Street
Philadelphia
PA
19106

South 8th Street & Sansom Street has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

South 8th Street & Sansom Street is a four minute walk from the MFL Frankford TC to 69th St TC at the 8th St Station stop.

This location is in the Center City East neighborhood in Philadelphia. Nearby parks include Washington Square, Independence Square and Liberty Bell Center.

Nearby schools include Architecture and Design Charter High School, Independence Charter School and McCall Gen George A School.

The closest grocery stores are Old Nelson Food Co, Market Street Market and Peter Places.

Nearby coffee shops include Le Pain Quotidien, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. There are 473 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Coco's, Hamisgash and Hamifgash Restaurant.

South 8th Street & Sansom Street is near Washington Square, Thomas Jefferson University and Independence Square.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. South 8th Street & Sansom Street is a Biker’s Paradise, daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

Travel Time Map

Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from South 8th Street & Sansom Street.

Rider’s Paradise

South 8th Street & Sansom Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar.

Rail lines:

  • BSS ATT Station to Fern Rock TC

    0.2 mi

  • MFL Frankford TC to 69th St TC

    0.2 mi

  • Chestnut Hill West Line Chestnut Hill West Line

    0.3 mi

  • Media/Elwyn Line Media/Elwyn Line

    0.3 mi

  • Chestnut Hill East Line Chestnut Hill East Line

    0.3 mi

  • Trenton Line Trenton Line

    0.3 mi

  • Warminster Line Warminster Line

    0.3 mi

  • Airport Line Airport Line

    0.3 mi

  • West Trenton Line West Trenton Line

    0.3 mi

  • Fox Chase Line Fox Chase Line

    0.3 mi

Bus lines:

  • 61 9th-Market to Manayunk

    0.0 mi

  • 62 9th-Market to Andorra

    0.0 mi

  • 21 Penn's Landing to 69th St TC

    0.0 mi

  • 42 Penn's Landing to Wycombe

    0.0 mi

  • 9 4th-Walnut to Andorra

    0.0 mi

  • 12 3rd-Pine to 50th-Woodland

    0.0 mi

  • 38 5th-Market to Wissahickon TC

    0.1 mi

  • 47 Whitman Plaza to 5th-Godfrey

    0.1 mi

  • 47M Whitman Plaza to Spg Grd via 9th St

    0.1 mi

Car shares:

Center City East Neighborhood

South 8th Street & Sansom Street is in the Center City East neighborhood. Center City East is the most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a neighborhood Walk Score of 98.

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