They crafted the model for modern day democracy that inspires people globally to embrace the power of their individuality and our human potential.
Philadelphia is home to iconic places such as Independence Hall, the birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, where ideas were manifested and actions taken that sparked the American experiment and forever changed the world.
Here, the old stands with the new with a diversity of great architecture telling the American story. The past resides deeply in the story of independence, invention, contradiction and resilience, as told by the story of the President’s House.
Philadelphia is the city that represents the American values of freedom. It is the place where ideas meet courage and intellect meets ingenuity to design a modern renaissance city. Multicultural, open, beautiful and modern, Philadelphia IS America.
A vibrant and celebratory energy fills the streets with innovative shops, a world-class culinary culture, international and local arts and music scene and a nightlife that moves through the city with ease.
A vignette from the inspiring video, PHL: Modern Renaissance City, celebrates the city’s ties to Freedom, Democracy and America. Discover Philadelphia. Discover PHL. An open source community asset, this video is directed by up-and-coming Philadelphia- based creators Pete Herron and Kris van Genderen for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau. Sharing welcome.