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Brewerytown

Quiet blocks and taprooms well stocked with craft beers make this on-the-rise urbanite area a must-see for the buyer or renter looking for a place to call home.

At a Glance

BOUNDARIES

Runs approximately between the Schuylkill River's eastern bank and 25th Street, bounded by Cecil B. Moore Avenue to the north and Parrish Street to the south.

TRANSPORTATION

SEPTA Bus Routes - 15, 48, 32 and 61

LINKS

FURTHER READING

Overview

With the influx of new development and businesses moving in, the Vibe here is a neighborhood on the upswing.

The potential of this neighborhood is only now being realized by both developers and those seeking to purchase homes. Brewerytown has been popping up on many local news outlet’s radars, such as the recently opened Crime and Punishment Brewing company which perfectly ties in with the rich tradition of this neighborhoods brewery roots. For those looking to call this place home can expect a very traditional residential neighborhood with a healthy mix of rowhomes, multi-units, brownstones and mixed-use. Currently in a transition phase, Brewerytown is buzzing with construction activity.

Location works in your favor in this neighborhood. Located just west of the north Broad St. corridor (North of Fairmount), Brewerytown hugs both the Art Museum area and Fairmount Park. Home to the internationally known Girard College, Brewertown is rich in history. Like with every area of Philadelphia, you’ll find several great restaurants to check out including Rybrew, Lucky Goat Coffeehouse & iMunch Cafe.

One of the “neighborhoods to watch,” Brewerytown has been bubbling over the past year or two. Several high profile projects were underway in 2015 including the Braverman Building on Girard and The Fairmount at Brewerytown. With it’s proximity to the Art Museum Area and Fairmount Park,”More and more people are paying attention to Brewerytown. Real estate developers MMPartners announced a plan to invest $60 million in the neighborhood. Another developer is turning an old warehouse into “industrial chic” apartments (complete with a rooftop dog-walking area). The neighborhood – just northwest of Fairmount – has a new coffee shop, the socially-minded Monkey and the Elephant,” states popular online publication technical.lyphilly.com. Looking to become a sort of Fishtown west of Broad St. Brewerytown has the potential to be Philly’s next red hot neighborhood.