Aramark Food Distribution Center
The ARAMARK Food Distribution Center is located at 1602-44 N. American Street, in the American Street Industrial and Business District. The American Street District runs along American Street from Girard Avenue to Indiana Street in eastern-north Philadelphia. This corridor is characterized by a wide avenue providing easy access for trucks and trailers providing ease of traffic movement along American Street.
At the height of development activity along American Street, businesses relocating to this Industrial District enjoyed the benefits offered by the State Enterprise Zone, the Federal Empowerment Zone and the Keystone Opportunity Zone Programs. These programs were developed by the federal, state, and local governments to promote growth and development in older industrial neighborhoods.
This 10,800 sq. ft. facility was completed in 2003 created employment opportunities to community residents in the areas of food service and truck drivers. The ARAMARK Food Distribution Center has served as an anchor attracting other private and public investments in the American Street Business and Industrial District.