Welcome to the Commons

Anchored by the decommissioned historic brewery, the Schmidt’s Commons is a mixed-use district and residential community for Philadelphians seeking a home off the beaten path. Located in the heart of Northern Liberties, this 15-acre district was once home to Schmidt’s, Philly’s largest and most famous brewery, established in 1860. Today, with its thriving ecosystem of culture, commerce, and top-shelf food and beverage, the Schmidt’s Commons offers an unparalleled experience in which to live, work, and play – differently.

About us

Philadelphia’s sixth public square, the award-winning Commons surrounds residents with art, culture, and one dynamic public space.

Anchored in history, inspired by NoLibs culture

With the 80-year-old Schmidts Brewery at the heart of the Commons, this district imbues the richness of its past with the spirit of the neighborhood today – melding industrial roots with contemporary tastes and culture.

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Upcoming EVENTS

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Movie Night in The Piazza – October 26, 2016

Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep…or you’ll meet the terrifying Freddy. Sure to give you nightmares, join us for Wes Craven’s, Nightmare on Elm Street. 8-10pm.



Movie Night in The Piazza – October 27, 2016

Amok, amok, amok, amok, amok. Watch Bette Midler, Sarah-Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as the Sanderson Sisters in Hocus Pocus. 7-9pm



Movie Night in The Piazza – October 28, 2016

They were warned…They are doomed…And on Friday the 13th, nothing will save them. Join us for the 1980 horror hit, Friday the 13th. 7-9pm