Section 10: Guide to Philadelphia

The University of the Arts provides this directory as a guide for students for area services.  The list below is in no way meant to be exhaustive nor serve as an endorsement for any one business, service, or religious organizations. Students are encouraged to use other resources and thoroughly investigate all businesses before deciding to utilize one.

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AIRLINES
Philadelphia International Airport Information
, 215-937-6800

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ART SUPPLY STORES

  • Blick, 1330 Chestnut Street, 215-545-3214
  • Pearl, 417 South Street, 215-238-1900
  • Utrecht, 301 S. Broad St., 215-546-7798

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ATM/MAC LOCATIONS

  • Furness Hall Lobby
  • Broad & Walnut Sts.
  • 13th & Walnut Sts.
  • Broad & Locust Sts.
  • 15th & Locust Sts.
  • 16th & Locust Sts.
  • 18th & Spruce Sts.
  • 9th & South Sts.
  • 2nd & South Sts.
  • 2nd & Pine Sts.

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BANKS

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BOOKSTORES

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COFFEE SHOPS

  • Mean Bean Co., 1112 Locust St., 215-925-2010
  • Last Drop, 1300 Pine St., 215-893-9262
  • Starbucks, Broad & Pine Sts.; 15th & Latimer Sts.; 1528 Walnut St.
  • Xando/Cosi, 235 S. 15th St.; 1720 Walnut St.
  • Passero’s, 230 S. Broad St., 215-546-2515

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HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Jefferson Family Medicine
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 301, 215-955-7190. After office hours, call the same number and ask to speak to the "on-call doctor."

Birth Control, Pregnancy and Family Planning

  • Planned Parenthood, 1144 Locust Street, 215-351-5550
  • Jefferson Family Medicine, see above
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Center, 1124 Walnut St., 215-923-7577
  • CHOICE hotline, 215-923-7577

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Substance Abuse

Mental Health

Eating Disorders

Philadelphia Department of Public Health
District #1, Broad & Lombard Sts., 215-875-6570

Dental

Resource/Hotlines

  • Community AIDS hotline, 215-985-AIDS
  • Toll-free AIDS hotline 1-800-590-2439
  • Suicide Hotline, 215-686-4420
  • Women Organized Against Rape, 215-985-3315 or 215-985-3333 (24 hour)
  • Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233
  • Department of Public Welfare, 1-800-692-7462

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LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER RESOURCES 

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MALLS

  • The Gallery, 901 Market St., 215-625-4962
  • Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut St., 215-851-9055

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MARKETS / PHARMACIES

  • SuperFresh, 1001 South St, 215-238-8859
  • Spruce Market, 1523 Spruce St., 215-735-3382
  • Whole Foods, 10th & South Sts., 215-733-9788
  • CVS, 15th & Spruce Sts. 215-790-3290
  • Rite Aid, 215 South Broad St., 215-735-3593
  • Reading Terminal Market, 51 N 12th St, 215-922-2317

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MOVIE THEATERS

  • Ritz at the Bourse, 4th & Ranstead Sts., 215-925-7900
  • Ritz Five, 214 Walnut St., 215-925-7900 (student discounts with UArts ID card)
  • UA Riverview, 1400 S. Columbus Blvd., 215-755-2219
  • The Bridge, 40th & Walnut Sts., 215-386-7971

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MUSEUMS

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NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANTS

  • Italian Bistro, 211 South Broad St., 215-731-0700
  • Applebee’s, 215 South 15th St., 215-772-2791
  • Domino’s Pizza, 716 South St., 215-592-8534
  • Irish Pub, 1123 Walnut St., 215-925-3311
  • Mandarin Garden, 1736 Chestnut St., 215-564-4845
  • Moriarty’s, 1116 Walnut St., 215-627-7676
  • More Than Just Ice Cream, 1119 Locust St., 215-574-0586
  • Society Hill Pizza, 1410 South St., 215-545-4747
  • The Bean Cafe, 615 South St., 215-629-2250
  • Subway, 106 S. 16th St., 215-561-1481
  • Paolo’s Pizza, 1336 Pine St., 215-545-2482
  • McDonalds, 1706 Walnut St., 215-545-9574
  • Wendy’s, 42 S. 15th St., 215-569-4087
  • Wok and Tofu, 1034 Spruce St., 215-925-1706
  • For more local info, visit citypaper.net

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POST OFFICES

  • Broad & Chestnut Sts.
  • 20th & Chestnut Sts.
  • 13th & Market Sts.
  • Penn Center/Suburban Station, 16th & JFK Blvd

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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Train Stations

  • Suburban Station, 16th & JFK Blvd.
  • Market East Station, 12th & Market Sts.
  • 30th Street Station, 30th & Market Sts.

Subway Travel

  • Market-Frankford (the blue line) travels east-west
  • Broad St. Line (the orange line) travels north-south

Transportation Telephone Numbers

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TAXICAB SERVICES

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THEATERS

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VIDEO RENTALS

  • Beaux Art Videos, 1000 Spruce St., 215-923-1714
  • Spruce Street Video, 252 S. 12th St., 215-985-2955
  • TLA Video, 1520 Locust St., 215-735-7887
  • West Coast Video, 212 S. 15th St., 215-985-3600

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RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

Baptist

Catholic

Episcopal

Greek Orthodox

Latter Day Saints

Lutheran

Methodist

Presbyterian

Unitarian

Hindu

Islamic

Jewish

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