Neighborhood Spotlight – East Falls

Philadelphia is filled with great neighborhoods that offer a unique living experience. East falls is located a short 15 minute drive from Center City and was voted “Philly’s Best Neighborhood” by the Philly Voice. The local businesses and close proximity to Center City make it an exceptional choice for a new home.

Proximity to Center City: East Falls is situated just a few miles northwest of Center City Philadelphia. Its location provides residents with easy access to downtown Philadelphia, making it convenient for commuting and enjoying the city’s amenities.

Scenic Beauty: The neighborhood is known for its picturesque surroundings. The area is situated along the banks of the Schuylkill River, offering beautiful views and opportunities for outdoor activities along the riverfront. Residents enjoy easy access to the Wissahickon trails, Kelly Drive and Fairmount Park.

Historical Charm: East Falls has a rich history, with many historic buildings and architecture. The neighborhood maintains a sense of charm and character that appeals to those who appreciate history and traditional aesthetics.

Educational Institutions: It is home to several educational institutions, including Drexel University’s College of Medicine and the Philadelphia University (now part of Thomas Jefferson University). This can contribute to a vibrant and diverse community.

Community Atmosphere: East Falls is often described as having a tight-knit and friendly community. The neighborhood hosts events and activities that bring residents together, fostering a sense of belonging. From beer gardens to farmers markets, there is something for everyone.

Cultural Scene: The neighborhood has a burgeoning cultural scene with local shops, restaurants, and cafes. This adds to the overall appeal, providing residents with diverse options for dining, entertainment, and shopping. If in the area, be sure to check out Yelp’s best restaurants in East Falls. (For fine dining, Fiorino is our favorite, for a casual lunch – go to Founded Coffee and Pizza)

Transportation Options: East Falls benefits from good transportation options, including SEPTA regional rail services and bus routes, facilitating easy movement within the neighborhood and to other parts of the city.

East falls is a hidden gem in Philadelphia and we have a variety of fantastic spaces hitting the market. Considering a move? Be sure to book your tour today at www.wtprops.com/listings or contact our team today at 215-833-1102.