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WCAU Building Attraction Details
WCAU Building
Built in 1928 and designed by Gabriel Roth and Harry Sternfeld, this dazzling glass and metal Art Deco structure was the home of the WCAU radio station. Today, it houses the Art Institute of Philadelphia.

Address:
1620 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-567-7080

Handicap Access? Y




Historical and Genealogical Societies Nearby
Philadelphia Historic Preservation Corporation (0.08 Miles)
Italian Folk Art Federation of America (0.1 Miles)
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania (0.21 Miles)
Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum of Philadelphia (0.3 Miles)

Museums Nearby
CIGNA Museum and Art Collection (0.02 Miles)
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation (0.19 Miles)
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Shopping Nearby
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Philadelphia and Its Countryside (0.07 Miles)
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Academy Bus Tours (0.09 Miles)

All Tours Nearby
Academy Bus Tours (0.09 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Film Office (0.16 Miles)
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Philadelphia On FOOT Tours (0.22 Miles)

History Museums Nearby
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation (0.19 Miles)
Philadelphia Hospitality, Inc. (0.19 Miles)
Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum of Philadelphia (0.3 Miles)

History Tours Nearby
First Baptist Church of Philadelphia (0.07 Miles)
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Film Office (0.16 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation (0.19 Miles)

Dance Performances Nearby
Creative Artists Network (0.2 Miles)
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (0.24 Miles)
Philadelphia Dance Alliance (0.52 Miles)
American Ballet Competition (0.56 Miles)

Theatre Nearby
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (0.1 Miles)
Prince Music Theater (0.16 Miles)
The Curtis Institute of Music (0.18 Miles)

Tours Nearby
Philadelphia and the Countryside (0.05 Miles)
Philadelphia and Its Countryside (0.07 Miles)
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Academy Bus Tours (0.09 Miles)

Gardens & Arboretums Nearby
Pennsylvania Hospital, Physic Garden (0.71 Miles)
Fairmount Park, International Sculpture Garden (1.3 Miles)
Soft Sites Art Installation (2.84 Miles)
Horticulture Center, Fairmount Park (3.32 Miles)

Breweries Nearby
Fergie's Pub (0.34 Miles)
Independence Brew Pub (0.43 Miles)
Yards Brewery (2.51 Miles)

Pro Sports Nearby
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Philadelphia Phillies (0.28 Miles)
Philadelphia Wings (1.6 Miles)
CoreStates Center (2.14 Miles)

Music Nearby
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Philadelphia Chamber Chorus (0.11 Miles)
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (0.15 Miles)
Prince Music Theater (0.16 Miles)

All Accommodations Nearby
Club Quarters (0.01 Miles)
The Westin Philadelphia (0.05 Miles)
The Inn at the Union League (0.14 Miles)
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia Center City (0.14 Miles)

Hotels & Motels Nearby
Club Quarters (0.01 Miles)
The Westin Philadelphia (0.05 Miles)
Latham Hotel (0.07 Miles)
The Inn at the Union League (0.14 Miles)

Wineries Nearby
Philadelphia Wine Company (3.37 Miles)
The Wine School of Philadelphia by The Grass Roots Cafe (4.53 Miles)

Arts & Entertainment Nearby
Schmidt/Dean Gallery (0.06 Miles)
Newman Galleries (0.07 Miles)
More Gallery (0.08 Miles)
Fairmount Park Art Association (0.08 Miles)

All Dining Nearby
Happy Rooster (0.04 Miles)
Davio's (0.06 Miles)
Chez Collette (0.07 Miles)
Hamburger Mary's (0.07 Miles)

Nightlife Nearby
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Le Bar Lyonnais (0.09 Miles)
Continental Midtown (0.13 Miles)
Bar Noir (0.14 Miles)

Biking Nearby
Fairmount Park (0.13 Miles)

Rails to Trails Nearby
Fairmount Park (0.13 Miles)
Philadelphia Trolley Works (1.53 Miles)
Philadelphia Trolley Works (1.56 Miles)

African American Heritage Nearby
Philadelphia Hospitality, Inc. (0.19 Miles)
Philadelphia Academies (0.21 Miles)
Arch Street United Methodist Church (0.27 Miles)
Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum of Philadelphia (0.3 Miles)

Boating & Sailing Nearby
Fairmount Park (0.13 Miles)
Ride the Ducks (0.93 Miles)
Ride the Ducks - Philadelphia (0.96 Miles)
Spirit of Philadelphia (1.31 Miles)

Water Activities Nearby
Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (1.22 Miles)
Liberty Belle Cruises (1.37 Miles)
Picnic in the Park (2.07 Miles)

Fine Dining Nearby
Brasserie Perrier (0.07 Miles)
Le Bar Lyonnais (0.09 Miles)
Oasis (0.1 Miles)
Susanna Foo Chinese Cuisine (0.11 Miles)

Historic Places Nearby
Philadelphia and Its Countryside (0.07 Miles)
First Baptist Church of Philadelphia (0.07 Miles)
Philadelphia Historic Preservation Corporation (0.08 Miles)
Italian Folk Art Federation of America (0.1 Miles)

Haunted Happenings Nearby
Mikveh Israel Cemetery (0.69 Miles)
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia (0.81 Miles)
Eastern State Penitentiary (0.82 Miles)
Ghost Tours of Philadelphia (0.91 Miles)

Skiing & Winter Sports Nearby
Rizzo Ice Rink (1.39 Miles)

Historic Towns Nearby
Philadelphia and the Countryside (0.05 Miles)
Philadelphia and Its Countryside (0.07 Miles)
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (0.08 Miles)
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation (0.19 Miles)

Monuments Nearby
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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel (0.24 Miles)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (0.28 Miles)
Statue of Thomas FitzSimmons (0.28 Miles)

Lectures & Seminars Nearby
Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation (0.19 Miles)
Equality Forum (0.2 Miles)
Academy of Music (0.21 Miles)
Mary Gordon: Pearl (0.23 Miles)

Galleries Nearby
Schmidt/Dean Gallery (0.06 Miles)
Gross McCleaf Gallery (0.06 Miles)
Newman Galleries (0.07 Miles)
More Gallery (0.08 Miles)

Country Markets Nearby
Coatesville Farmers Market (0.38 Miles)
Reading Terminal Market (0.42 Miles)
AIA Bookstore and Design Center (0.76 Miles)
Berman Gallery (1.2 Miles)

Diners Nearby
Little Pete's (0.13 Miles)
Down Home Diner (0.41 Miles)
Red Lion Diner (0.67 Miles)
Broad Street Diner (0.74 Miles)

Family Restaurants Nearby
Chez Collette (0.07 Miles)
China Pagoda (0.1 Miles)
Little Pete's (0.13 Miles)
Bookbinder's 15th Street Seafood House (0.15 Miles)

Festivals & Fairs Nearby
Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (0.1 Miles)
First Person Festival (0.2 Miles)
Farmer's Market Trust (0.37 Miles)
Musical Fund Hall (0.65 Miles)

Accommodations & Dining Nearby
Happy Rooster (0.04 Miles)
Hamburger Mary's (0.07 Miles)
Nodding Head (0.09 Miles)
Roy's (0.1 Miles)

Railroads Nearby
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Amateur/College Sports Nearby
Drexel University (0.9 Miles)
John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center - Drexel Dragons Basketball (1.09 Miles)
Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (1.22 Miles)
The Liacouras Center - Temple University Basketball (1.48 Miles)

Driving Tours Nearby
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Nubian Tours (3.27 Miles)

National Historic Parks Nearby
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Antiquing Nearby
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Golfing Nearby
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Walnut Lane Golf Club (4.22 Miles)
Olde Course at Cobb's Creek Golf Club (4.31 Miles)

Nature & Outdoors Nearby
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Rittenhouse Square (0.22 Miles)
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Art Museums Nearby
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Print Center (0.16 Miles)
Rodin Museum (0.19 Miles)

Farm Tours Nearby
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State & National Parks Nearby
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Independence Visitor Center (0.87 Miles)

Battlefields Nearby
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Cliveden of the National Trust (4.7 Miles)

Native American Heritage Nearby
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United American Indians of Delaware Valley (1.12 Miles)

Hiking Nearby
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Zoos & Animal Parks Nearby
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Colleges & Universities Nearby
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CareerPhilly Financial and Business Services Internship Fair (0.91 Miles)
Connecting Cultures: Kids Across the World (1.17 Miles)
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Kids Nearby
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Action Sports Nearby
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Go Vertical (1.67 Miles)

Bird Watching Nearby
USFWS - John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (5.17 Miles)

Nature Centers Nearby
USFWS - John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (5.17 Miles)

Wildlife Nearby
The Academy of Natural Sciences - Butterflies! (0.38 Miles)
USFWS - John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (5.17 Miles)

Motorcycling Nearby
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Amusement & Theme Parks Nearby
Smith Playground (1.79 Miles)

Factory Tours Nearby
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Cunningham Piano Company (4.03 Miles)

Caves & Caverns Nearby
Go Vertical (1.67 Miles)


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