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Chestnut Street (Philadelphia)

 

Chestnut Street (Philadelphia)

Chestnut Street
Maintained by PennDOT
Length 5.57 mi (8.96 km)
Location Philadelphia
West end PA 3 (Cobbs Creek Parkway) in Cobbs Creek
Major
junctions
US 13 (38th Street) in University City
I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) in University City
PA 611 (Broad Street) in Center City
East end Front Street in Penn's Landing

Chestnut Street is a major historic street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was originally named Wynne Street because Thomas Wynne's home was there. William Penn renamed it Chestnut Street in 1684. It runs east–west from the Delaware River waterfront in downtown Philadelphia through Center City and West Philadelphia. The road crosses the Schuylkill River on the Chestnut Street Bridge. It serves as eastbound Pennsylvania Route 3 between 63rd and 38th Streets.

Points of interest

Independence Hall, a landmark located on Chestnut Street.

From east to west:

See also

References

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