Point Breeze

Welcome to Point Breeze

Cultural diversity and artistic energy in a hip, on-the-rise enclave.
 
Nestled between Graduate Hospital and Passyunk Square, Point Breeze has arrived in style as Philadelphia’s hottest neighborhood, not to mention the darling of Philly’s Best Of lists. One of the city’s trendiest spots, Point Breeze sports all the millennial hallmarks. Impeccable international cuisine, craft beers and marvels in mixology, lush green spaces, and a bevy of coffee shops keep this hip community running, while the pretty residential streets mean never having to compromise a sense of serenity.
 
Dating back to 1895, Point Breeze began as a haven for those migrating from Europe and the south. Over the next few decades, cultures blended to create what was then known as The Breeze, a tranquil, heritage-rich enclave of the 1960s. Today, this area has been refreshed and rebranded, featuring meticulously restored historic row homes and giving investors the opportunity of a lifetime. Perhaps the best representation of the vitality and creative energy infusing Point Breeze is a vibrant wall mural called We the Youth. The artist? None other than pop art sensation Keith Haring.
 

What to Love

  • Artistic atmosphere 
  • Pedestrian-friendly
  • Real estate investment destination 
  • Proximity to Center City

People & Lifestyle

Leave the car on the street and forget about calling a driver – Point Breeze is made for strolling and sipping. Life in this highly walkable neighborhood offers easy morning jaunts to the corner coffee shop and never having to valet at that packed, of-the-moment bistro. Whether you’re meeting friends for lunch, making a night of it with aps, dinner, and late-night cocktails, or jetting over to the park for a family picnic, Point Breeze makes it easy to live on foot!
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Sporting an industrial-chic setting and an incredible menu of wood-fired pizzas and New American fare, Chick's has become a Point Breeze favorite. Brunch really takes the cake, with masterpieces like the decadent cannoli stuffed French toast. Breakfast is the star of the show at On Point Bistro, with the most vibrant avocado toast you’ve ever seen, plus indulgent specialties like chicken and waffles and steak and eggs. Get down to business with the authentic, no-nonsense Mexican cuisine at Philly Tacos, or elect for something quirky at the American Sardine Bar. Known for microbrews and craft beer, this trendy spot features creative dishes like the tinned fish board, a sardine chopped salad, and even pickled eggs.
 

Things to Do

Coffee culture melds with gallery life at The Pharmacy, an eclectic spot featuring live music, a buzzy menu of caffeine, and the hottest up-and-coming music in Philly. Become a Pharmacy  member and never miss a beat. Wander the neighborhood, and you’ll find a stunning array of vivid street art and outdoor murals. Courtesy of the Mural Arts Philadelphia program, Point Breeze residents enjoy a rich collection of vibrant art adorning row houses and cafes. The strong sense of connection and artistic energy in Point Breeze are reflected in the Neighborhood Gardens Trust, an organization bringing the community together to create lovely shared gardens and play areas embellished with street art and enchanting murals. Pack a picnic and take the kids to verdant Wharton Square for a lazy afternoon. Well-maintained and leafy, this lovely park spans four acres and provides a playground, grassy knolls for lounging, and tennis courts.
 

Schools

Point Breeze families have access to Thinking Caps Academy, a highly rated early learning center. Neighborhood residents are also part of the School District of Philadelphia,
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