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Charming Philly Row Home in Art Museum Area!
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Charming Philadelphia row home in the Art Museum (Fairmount) neighborhood, close to Center City, but away from the noise. Our cozy house is recently renovated with custom finishes, and an open floor plan. Here are some details: - 2-story row home, renovated in 2014 with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath: front room has a Queen bed, middle has a twin, back room has a full size bed - Custom open closets in each room - Bedroom blackout shades - WiFi + cable and premium channel; large flat screen TV - Fully equipped kitchen w/stainless steel appliances - Full laundry on first floor -Full house water filtration system - Air conditioning and ceiling fans - Alarm clocks and lamps in bedrooms -We have solar power! You’ll be doing the environment good by booking with us! - Hardwood floors throughout - unfinished basement - Walking distance to plenty of amenities such as restaurants, bars, Whole Foods & Trader Joe's, pharmacies, coffee shops, etc. - Parking: There is free on-street parking though this is Philadelphia so there are restrictions during weekdays, and parking after 6pm can be a challenge. I have plenty of tips to give you that will make it easier to park if needed. There is also a pay lot a few blocks away on Fairmount Ave. that is reasonably priced ($13 for up to 12 hours).
1850ies Quaker built large single in historic Germ
  • $145/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Unique 1850'ies large stone single - 7000sqft. Originially Quaker family (Emlen) built. Possibly used for underground railroad. Original moldings and character. Situated in historic center of Germantown close to US capitol in 1793. Budding national landmarks like previous Germantown academy which was rented by US congress 1793/94. George Washington's Germantown white house a block away. 10 ft tall windows w original glass. Flexible owner's looking forward to work with your project.
Large Recording Studio
  • $120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Studio Crash, Inc. is one of a very few large professional recording studios remaining. Located in the Fishtown area of Philadelphia, we're minutes from I95, minutes from Center City, and yet we have free street parking. The facility features a beautiful 320 sq.ft control room that's technically impressive yet warm and comfortable at the same time. The live room is about 830 sq.ft. with 14 ft ceilings, beautiful strand woven bamboo flooring, and warm colors. All studio rooms have extremely quiet HVAC and extra double wall construction sound proofing for ADR quality location sound. Two sound isolation spaces are adjoining the live room. They are a triangular vocal booth and a 12x8 isolation room. The break room is large and open but not sound proofed. Please contact the host for custom rates.
Grand Historical Victorian in Philadelphia
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
This historical 130 year old elaborate corner Red and Green Victorian row house sits on a wide sidewalk, tree lined block of Philadelphia's Spruce Hill neighborhood. Brothers George Watson Hewittt and William Dempster Hewitt designed the group of Queen Anne houses in 1886 as a unified whole marked by dramatic gables, a bold color scheme, and mixed materials. This Hewitt home is a beautiful blend of Queen Anne characteristics, with some High Victorian flare. The porches feature whimsical, welcoming columns and spindles. A decorative bargeboard adorns the gable over the porch. Graceful brackets enhance the edges of the home and the 3rd floor Juliet balcony. The historic exterior is paired with an updated interior that seamlessly integrates original details such as ornate fireplaces, original wood floors, mahogany pocket doors, moldings and stained glass windows while also featuring updated fixtures, kitchen bathrooms etc. The backyard is shaded and private with a blue-stone patio, fire pit, lounging platform, hot tub and small vegetable garden and lawn. The first row home of the block, is a total of 4800 sq ft, 7 bedrooms, 3 bathroom. The home also includes a small library, music room, painting studio and ceramic studio.
Rustic Studio with Natural Wood and Brick for Film
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Rittenhouse Filmworks / Soundworks is a sound treated studio with exposed brick, skylights, and natural wood. The room is mostly used as an audio recording studio but can be configured for film shoots or events. The studio features an intimate pre-lit stage performance stage. Black Out options available. Our Features & Amenities ~74'x62' room ~Ceilings are 12' at lowest point, but vaulted in the center of room ~Private Green Room ~Kitchen ~Bathrooms ~Shower ~Lounge ~On-site parking ~Wood floors ~100amps power ~Complimentary 1-ton Grip & Electric Package ~On-site equipment rental
Restored 1776 Stone Barn
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Restored barn built in 1776 Adjacent to the Wissahickon in fairmount park On the closed white trail
Unique Urban Loft
  • $99/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Philadelphia, PA
Welcome to my home, a modern loft with a ton of old character. My open concept space has high ceilings made of white tin, Old wood floors that lay on a diagonal, brick walls throughout and a lot of charm. The location is about 2 miles North from Center City and a stones throw to a number of other city neighborhoods. The neighborhood has plenty of names...Callowhill, Spring Arts, North Chinatown & Erasurehood. This urban loft is fully furnished. It is the perfect location for small dinners, a photo shoot or a business meeting.

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About Philadelphia

The largest metropolitan center in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia has been nicknamed Philly and is often also affectionately called The City of Brotherly Love. One of the oldest areas of the United States, Philadelphia was settled in 1682 by William Penn. Initially, this city was the capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. It is historically significant as the location where the Founding Fathers gathered to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

A city that is extremely picturesque, Philadelphia’s landscape is home to many beautiful skyscrapers of international renown. This urban center has a large number of public parks, natural spaces, murals, sculptures, and gardens that are ripe for exploration. Two of the most beloved parks that see many visitors each year are Fairmount Park and Wissahickon Valley Park.

With such a scenic backdrop and much history to commend it, it’s not hard to see why many filmmakers opt to include some Philadelphia filming in their movies, TV shows, documentaries, or commercials. If you’re looking for the ideal spot in which to do some filming here, you’ll have no shortage of great spaces from which to choose.

Filming Options in Philadelphia

If after searching through the city you’ve finally found the perfect spot in which to do some Philadelphia filming, all that remains to do is to put the remaining pieces in place so your shoot can commence. Philly is home to many top professionals who can offer you all of the assistance you need.

  • Coffee Service
    Since temperatures can dip towards the chilly in Philly, you’ll want to be sure you partner with one of the city’s top coffee catering services to keep the joe on flow at your Philadelphia filming. Whether you are looking for eco-friendly disposable carafes of coffee and tea, an on-site professional grade drip coffee maker, or a full-service espresso machine, the right coffee caterer can fit the bill.

  • Audio-Visual Equipment Rentals
    If you arrive at your Philadelphia filming location and discover you’re missing an important piece of equipment, not to worry. Philadelphia’s top audio-visual equipment rental companies can provide you with everything you need. Whether you need something specialized like a custom camera lens or more standard pieces of equipment like sound boards, projectors, or microphones.

  • Security
    Since you can’t be on site at your filming location at all times, it’s important that you hire a security team to keep an eye on your equipment, set, and other valuables. Philadelphia has many top tier security services from which you can choose, offering everything from on-site security guards to video surveillance systems, and sophisticated alarms for your ultimate protection.

Filming Companies in Philadelphia

Now that you’ve found the perfect place to do some filming, it’s time to get the space ready for the cameras to roll. Thankfully, you don’t have to tackle a job this monumental on your own. There are many Philadelphia supply vendors, set decorators, and event planners that are happy to lend a helping hand.

  • Waterfront Gourmet Café and Catering
    Waterfront Gourmet Café and Catering is a chain of cafes located throughout Philadelphia. This top tier catering company specializes in fresh flavors and innovative cuisine, bringing a fresh approach to everything from deli sandwiches, salads, and paninis to their handcrafted coffee and espresso beverages.

  • AV Philadelphia
    AV Philadelphia is one of the most highly recommended audio-visual equipment rental companies in the city. Specializing in consultations, installations, and real time technical support, AV Philadelphia stocks a large inventory of top tier equipment to ensure you have access to everything you need for a successful film shoot.

  • Echelon Protection and Surveillance
    Located directly in Philadelphia, Echelon Protection and Surveillance is a top tier security service with the experience you need to keep your property and your possessions fully protected. Each of the security guards employed by Echelon Protection and Surveillance has undergone a rigorous screening and training process to ensure their suitability for the team.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love has many attractions for visitors and locals alike to enjoy year-round. Still, a city like Philly offers its advantages and disadvantages.


  • Small town feel
    Though Philadelphia is a large city with much to offer, it still remains the charming feel of a small town.

  • Excellent location
    Philadelphia is a metropolitan center, but it is also ideally located for travel to other sizeable cities in Canada and the United States via air or land.

  • Low cost of living expenses
    When compared to other urban centers like New York or Boston, life in Philadelphia is surprisingly affordable.


  • Air pollution
    Philadelphia has a very high population density. Because of this, its roads are heavily congested leading to issues with air pollution.

  • High crime rate
    Sadly, Philadelphia has a relatively high crime rate. Be sure to stay out of neighborhoods you are unsure of.

  • Limited parking options
    Parking in Philadelphia is a real challenge even in residential areas. Hire a car service or use public transport.

Famous Locations in Philadelphia

  • Independence National Historical Park
    Independence National Historical Park consists of only a single square mile, but its impact on US history is legendary. Housing many important historical landmarks, you can enjoy visiting such popular attractions as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the famed cobblestone streets that date back to the days of William Penn during a visit to this public recreational area.

  • Liberty Bell Pavilion
    The Liberty Bell is one of the most frequently visited attractions in the country. The bell was first run at the time of the signing of the Constitution. Its infamous bell displayed its crack in 1846 during the party for celebrating George Washington’s birthday.

  • Reading Terminal Market
    The Reading Terminal Market was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1995. The property has been welcoming the public since 1893. An open-air market, you can enjoy perusing the wares from greater than 80 merchants, farmers, and artisans here.