“Point Breeze” was originally the name given to the neighborhood on the west side of the Schuylkill River. The Point Breeze area is from 25th Street to the West, Washington Avenue to the North, Broad Street to the East and Mifflin Street to the South. Point Breeze Avenue became the road that cut southwest to provide access to Philadelphia Proper. To understand more history about this neighborhood visit Point Breeze.
Point Breeze is very much known as a multicultural neighborhood. It is home to several Philadelphia Mural Arts Program murals. One mural of note is Keith Haring collaborated with CityKids (a New York-based youth organization) to create a mural titled We the Youth located at 22nd and Ellsworth. In 2013 the Mural Arts program restored this mural and added a small community garden, which was built beneath it. For more information about this visit Point Breeze Mural.
There are many restaurants, businesses, new & rehab construction projects going on throughout this neighborhood, making it truly one of the most up and coming places to live, work and raise a family in Philadelphia. In particular the American Sardine Bar is not to be missed! It’s menu is most eclectic, interesting and sure please the foodie in all of us. Visit American Sardine Bar.
Disilvestro Playground is an excellent spot for the kids to play and run around, while parents enjoy conversations with locals in a beautiful surrounding. Visit Disilvestro Playground.
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