Welcome to Point Breeze
Point Breeze is a rising neighborhood located south of Southwest Center City, bounded by Broad Street and Passyunk Square to the east, Mifflin Street to the south, and Grays Ferry to the west. Home to Keith Haring’s iconic "We the Youth
" mural, Point Breeze has fresh energy with many cool bars, trendy coffee shops, and contemporary dining hotspots.
Center City is 13 minutes by car, 27 minutes by public transport, 20 minutes by bike, and 48 minutes by foot.
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Point Breeze: A neighborhood that’s rising fast.
Recent years have seen Point Breeze rise to prominence as one of Philadelphia’s coolest neighborhoods. Wonderfully walkable and containing three Indego bike-sharing stations, Point Breeze is a modern neighborhood that offers its residents a great mix of fun and convenience.
The Neighbors: An Influx of Youthful Energy
Point Breeze’s growing popularity has seen a big influx of young urban professionals, with the population aged between 20 and 34 increasing by 30% between 2011 and 2018. A walkable neighborhood with a reputation for being hip, it’s easy to see why Point Breeze has become such a beacon for millennials over the past decade.
What to Expect: A Wide-ranging Restaurant and Bar Scene
The Lifestyle: Diverse and dynamic
Long one of South Philly’s most diverse neighborhoods, Point Breeze is a dynamic modern community where new ideas and businesses can take off and flourish. The atmosphere is entrepreneurial and forward-thinking, with new restaurants and other businesses popping up constantly.
Unexpected Appeal: Live Music and Craft Beer
Music festivals have helped put Point Breeze on the map of Philadelphia’s hippest neighborhoods. The Newbold Blues Festival brings together talented live acts and a great selection of craft beers and food from Point Breeze’s thriving local businesses. There are many more events on adjacent Broad Street and East Passyunk Avenue.
The Market: Fast-Moving
Point Breeze has some of Philly’s fastest-appreciating home prices. The explosion in demand for Point Breeze properties has been accompanied by the construction of many new homes and condominiums, while a lot of its traditional rowhomes have undergone modern renovation.
You’ll Fall in Love With: Iconic Murals and Public Parks
Along with the iconic Haring Garden where you can see the famous “We the Youth” mural, Ralph Brooks Park
features a mural by artist Steve Powell. Point Breeze’s largest green space is Chew Playground
, a 2.8-acre park with a swimming pool, athletic fields, and a children's play area.
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