President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

Living in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Super Bowl Champions/Philadelphia Eagles
Benjamin Franklin Memorial at the Franklin Institute
Wills Residents and Attendings participate in the Broad Street Run
Mutter Museum
Ice Skating at Dilworth Plaza
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Living in Philadelphia

as a Wills Eye Resident


Philadelphia is renowned as the birthplace of the United States, filled with history and world-class institutions which seamlessly integrate with modern food, theater, art, film, music, outdoors, and nightlife. It's a liveable, walkable city with great public transit and reasonable rents.

Top attractions include:

  • National Constitution Center
  • Independence Hall
  • Liberty Bell
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • PA Academy of Fine Arts
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia and Mütter Museum
  • Franklin Institute
  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Penns Landing
  • Philadelphia Flower Show
  • Top Sports Teams: Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, Flyers