Just south of the bustling intersection of 22nd and Walnut Sts., where we often find ourselves purchasing gas (and now sushi!), an unexpected oasis elicits vibes of 17th century England. Saint James Place, a pedestrian-only half-block that consists of twenty-four Tudor-style homes on the 2100 block of Saint James Street, jars the senses of passersby and passers through alike. It was constructed around 1928, and was designed by Spencer Roberts, according to Philadelphiabuildings.org.
Take a look: