Philadelphia is one of the maps in the remake of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.
There are plenty of Gaps to be ticked off the checklist, 40 of them in total.
Here are all of the Gaps in Philadelphia and how to complete them all in THPS 1 + 2.
All Gaps in Philadelphia
Bench Gap – 100 Points
Near where you spawn, you should see benches situated in between the planter box.
Just grind on the planter box, jump over the bench and grind on the next part of the planter box.
Chillin’ On The Balcony – 500 Points
Also, behind where you spawn, there’s a building with a balcony and a rooftop.
Use the short ramp to jump onto the balcony. Use Boneless to jump higher (press UP twice before jumping).
Easy Post Ollie – 10 Points
Look for the small posts near the building with the green/blue awning.
You can use the planter box to grind and jump over the small post.
Another way is to hold the jump button and then jump over the post.
Phillyside Hop – 100 Points
As you enter the skatepark, you will see a ramp that leads straight into the half pipe area.
Use the ramp to jump over the wall into the half pipe area.
Phillyside HP Transfer – 250 Points
Go to the right side of the skatepark and you’ll see the two half pipes.
Jump over the half pipe on your left. You’ll need to land on the other side.
Pillar Fight – 250 Points
For this one, look for the quarter pipe in between two pillars (image below).
Do a usual jump (Ollie) at the quarter pipe in front of any of the two pillars.
Post Ollie – 50 Points
For Post Ollie, you just have to jump over the post while standing.
Stair Set – 100 Points
Near where you spawn, you should see the set of stairs leading to the building with the balcony.
Just jump over the set of stairs from the upper ground to the bottom.
Statue Hop – 50 points
Look for the building with the green/blue awning.
Use the green/blue curved ramp to jump and land on the other curved ramp.
THPS Statue Gap – 500 Points
For this one, you need to jump from ground level all the way into the blueish part of the fountain (image below).
You will need to get into ‘Special Mode’ and do a Boneless to reach that far.
Up The Small Step Set – 100 Points
Look for the small flight of stairs near the building with blue handrails.
Jump up the small set of stairs.
World’s Most Obvious Gap – 100 points
Look for the two ramps near your spawn point.
Jump from one ramp and land on the other.
Awning Grind – 500 Points
Look for the building with the green awning. Jump using the curved ramp and grind on the awning.
Death From Above – 500 points
For this one, head to the building with the balcony. Go to the rooftop. You can Wallride and grind your way up the rooftop.
Here, you need to grind on the cable/wire that goes across the fountain.
Instead of going all the way, you need to jump off the cable and immediately grind on the fountain’s railing. This one requires good timing.
Fly By Wire – 500 Points
Like the one before, get to the rooftop.
Here, you need to grind on the cable / wire all the way to the end.
It only counts if you grind the entirety of the wire. This means you should start from one tip to the other.
Fountain Ping! – 750 Points
Use the ramp near the fountain and jump off the ramp.
You have to land on the circular edge of the fountain and grind immediately.
You’ll need enough speed to reach this circular edge.
Funbox Transfer – 250 Points
Head to the skatepark.
Look for the funbox in the skatepark (image below). You need to grind on the funbox first, jump off and grind on the curved rail in front of you.
Grind Of Faith – 1,500 Points
For the Grind of Faith, you have to grind on one side of the fountain’s railing first, completely jump over the fountain and grind on the other side of the rail.
Grind Up Dem Stairs – 500 Points
Look for the set of stairs in front of the building with the balcony. You have to grind up the stair’s rails from bottom to top.
Hobo Gap – 100 points
Go to the leftmost part of the skatepark. You will see a long rail.
Grind from start to finish.
Just Visiting – 150 Points
For this one, look for the planter box facing the building with blue rails (exact image below).
Grind on the planter box until the end, jump off and grind on the much lower planter box.
The lower planter box is shown in the image below.
Little Corner Grind – 500 Points
Look for the cables behind the building. You need to grind the cables from start to finish for it to count.
To get up there, Wallride first and jump onto the cable. It only works if you start from one end to the other end.
Long Stair – 500 Points
Near the fountain, you will see steps of different levels.
Look for the lowest step near the fountain (image below). Grind from start to finish.
Medium Stair – 250 Points
Like the previous one, the Medium stair is the one in the middle. Grind from start to finish.
Pillar Hop – 150 Points
Go to the skatepark and head towards the end.
You will see some quarter pipes with pillars in between.
You need to grind on the quarter pipe, jump (avoid the pillar) and grind again on the next part of the quarter pipe.
Planter Double Pillar Gap – 150 Points
For this one, look for the metal gate where the bus comes from.
There are two different planter boxes here. Grind on the planter box like in the image below, jump over the two small posts and grind on the other planter box.
Planter Transfer – 100 Points
The aim is to grind on a planter box, jump off and grind on another planter box.
Near where you spawn, there’s a building with the balcony.
You need to grind and jump from one planter box to the other while grinding.
You can use the outer edge of the planter box to grind, jump off and grind on the planter box in front of the ‘balcony building’ — like in the image below.
Railing To Planter – 100 Points
Here, you need to get onto the building with the balcony first.
Grind on the balcony’s rail, jump off and immediately grind on the planter box below.
Short Stair – 150 points
Like the Medium Stair and Long Stair, head towards the fountain area.
This time, you just need to grind on the highest step which is also the shortest one.
Telephone Co. Gap – 250 Points
This one requires you to go up the building with the balcony.
From there, grind the balcony’s rail towards the left and jump onto the cable / wire on your right, and continue grinding.
Train Smack – 50 Points
Head to the leftmost part of the skatepark.
You’ll see a long rail.
Grind on the rail first, jump off and grind on the next rail in front of you.
Train Hard – 500 points
Look for the quarter pipe towards the end, inside the skatepark (image below).
You need to grind on the quarter pipe towards your right and continue grinding the entire way until the pillar.
Flatlands Techin’ – 500 Points
Look for the building with the blue handrails first. From there, you will see a set of stairs heading upwards which leads to the funbox and the two ramps.
One way of doing this is to jump up the stairs and immediately manual all the way from here (image below). You have to go towards the left of the funbox and pass the two ramps (facing the balcony building).
Hold the jump button while you’re doing manuals to move faster and maintain your speed.
Funbox Wheelie – 100 Points
Here, you just need to manual over the funbox.
Manual Stimulation – 500 Points
Get to the skatepark. Look for the area with four humps.
You just need to manual over them.
Rockin’ The Stairs – 2,500 Points
Go back to the fountain area and you’ll see the different levels of steps. You need to manual as you continue to jump over each set of steps.
This means you have to manual, jump, manual and continue repeating that until you reach the top.
Phillyside Big Bowl Lip – 100 Points
Head back to the skatepark and you’ll see the half pipe with the American flag.
Do any liptrick on it.
Phillyside HP Lip – 100 Points
Look for the two half pipes at the right side of the skatepark.
Do a liptrick on any of the two half pipes.
Phillyside Mid Bowl Lip – 100 Points
Look for the quarter pipe beside the American flag half pipe. Do a liptrick on it.
Phillyside New Bowl Lip – 100 Points
Go to the quarter pipe near the four humps.
Do a liptrick on it.