AIA Bookstore Philadelphia

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AIA Bookstore – Specialty store

AIA bookstore is one of the first places I found when I moved to Philly, and I fell in love with it instantly. AIA stands for American Institute of Architects, so the store specializes in everything to do with architecture. The bookstore not only has a wide variety of architecture books, but it also has a lot of different and unique gifts. You will find something to please everyone. The store is almost like a toy store for kids and adults because really, who doesn’t like a tin can robot kit or a doodling robot kit. Other items the store offers are really smartly designed items for your house. 

Even people with no creativity can find a gift here that will make everyone you know think you are a genius. The things you will find are one of a kind, and hard to find anywhere else. Every time I go into the store I find new items I want to buy. They also carry some one of a kind Philadelphia inspired gifts in case you are looking for a cool souvenir. The store is not that large but they really pack a lot of different and unique items in the space they have. They really do have something for every occasion.

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Details about this spot



1218 Arch St, Philadelphia

Telephone number


Opening Times

Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00, Sun 12:00 - 17:00


Book: USD 14.95


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)