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Union Transfer

Union Transfer

Named after the original train depot station that occupied the building, Union Transfer books new and upcoming bands from the indie music scene. The venue is located in Philadelphia’s Callowhill neighborhood, dubbed the “Loft District” by real estate developers and “The Eraser ’Hood” by locals (referencing the once-dark landscape that inspired former resident David Lynch’s cult classic Eraserhead). A former conglomeration of vacant warehouses and industrial buildings, this stylish-yet-still-transforming district attracts both young professionals and artists, who are drawn to the high-end condos, expansive and low-cost studio space and hidden neighborhood gems.

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Music, Neighborhoods & Towns, Nightlife

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