Avenue of the Arts, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1993 to promote the development, beautification, and marketing of the Avenue of the Arts. The AAI district encompasses South Broad Street, from City Hall to Washington Avenue, east to 13th Street, and west to 15th Street. This area is a vibrant and growing destination for residents and visitors alike. Our mission is to support economic growth by advocating for the interests of the stakeholders and businesses of the Avenue of the Arts and raising funds for capital reinvestment, beautification, and marketing.
The Avenue of the Arts, Inc. is the umbrella organization for the Friends of the Avenue of the Arts and the Avenue of the Arts Council.
For financial information on Avenue of the Arts, Inc., click to see our most recent Form 990 and audited financial statements.
— CARL DRANOFF, VISIONARY PHILADELPHIA DEVELOPER
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En Route Marketing
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University of the Arts
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Designee for Councilmember Squilla
Chief of Staff
Designee for Mayor James Kenney,
Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy
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Councilmember, 2nd District, Philadelphia City Council
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The Friends of the Avenue of the Arts, Inc., an auxiliary of AAI, was formed to create, through social, networking and service events, a community of residents, visitors, and people who work on the Avenue of the Arts. The Friends support AAI businesses and arts organizations by connecting Avenue stakeholders and Friends members through their many activities.
The Avenue of the Arts Inc. Council was formed to provide an open forum for discussion and collaboration among stakeholders and other interested parties within the boundaries of the Avenue of the Arts. Council members include hoteliers, business and building owners, City Council representatives, civic leaders. and members of the performing arts community. Participation on the Council is by invitation only.