Avenue of Technology (Philadelphia)

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Avenue of Technology
University City Science Center on the Avenue of Technology
University City Science Center on the Avenue of Technology
Avenue of Technology is located in Philadelphia
Avenue of Technology
Avenue of Technology
Coordinates: Coordinates: 39°57′21″N 75°10′55″W / 39.9558°N 75.1820°W / 39.9558; -75.1820
Country United States
CountyPhiladelphia County
ZIP Code
Area code(s)Area code 215

Avenue of Technology is a city designated technology-based district[1] on a segment of Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The area is known for being the "portal of technology" of the city that includes the University City Science Center and Drexel University. The area was originally dedicated by the mayor Ed Rendell with street plates acknowledging this section of road with turquoise signs.[2]

In May 2014, a project with Google Earth will document the mobility in the region.[3][4]


See also[edit]

Avenue of Technology



  1. ^ Eisinger, Peter. Urban Affairs Review, January 2000 vol. 35 no. 3, "The Politics of Bread and Circuses - Building the City for the Visitor Class". pp. 316-333, doi: 10.1177/107808740003500302 .
  2. ^ "Avenue of Technology Works on Role A: "Portal of Technology". Building Will Be A Central Feature of the Market Street Corridor".
  3. ^ "Art Along the Avenue of Technology". Archived from the original on 2015-06-02.
  4. ^ "Tour: Avenue of Technology".