5th Street

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5th Street
SEPTA rapid transit station
Fifth Street station platform
Location5th & Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′02″N 75°08′56″W / 39.9505°N 75.1488°W / 39.9505; -75.1488Coordinates: 39°57′02″N 75°08′56″W / 39.9505°N 75.1488°W / 39.9505; -75.1488
Owned byCity of Philadelphia (leased to SEPTA)
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsSEPTA City Bus: 17, 33, 38, 44, 48
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
OpenedAugust 3, 1908[2][3][4]
Electrified700 volts DC third rail
Previous names5th Street[1]
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
8th Street Market–Frankford Line 2nd Street
toward Frankford
5th Street is located in Philadelphia
5th Street
5th Street
Location within Philadelphia

5th Street/Independence Hall station is a subway station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the corner of 5th and Market Street served by SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line. The station serves multiple notable Philadelphia landmarks including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the Philadelphia Bourse.[5]

The station originally opened as 5th Street station and was renamed by SEPTA on June 29, 2016.[1][6]

The station is also served by numerous SEPTA bus routes, the 17, 33, 38, 44, and 48.

  1. ^ a b Brey, Jared (June 29, 2016). "SEPTA to Rename 5th Street Station". Philadelphia Magazine. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
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  5. ^ philadelphiabuildings.org
  6. ^ Hickey, Brian (June 30, 2016). "SEPTA renames 5th Street Station after history, not corporate branding". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved June 1, 2020.

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