Market East

Philadelphia Neighborhood Guide

Welcome To Market East, Philadelphia’s Urban Neighborhood

Few people think of Market East as a place to settle but this neighborhood offers beautiful condos and modern studios for those who love to live in the heart of Philadelphia. With historic architecture, breathtaking murals and sculptures and plenty of top-rated places to eat and drink, Market East is a place of culture, art and fun.

So, if you’ve been considering Market East as your new home, you’ll want to keep reading. In this Market East Neighborhood Guide, we’re covering everything you need to know about this neighborhood to help you decide whether this is the right place for you. Let’s dive right in.

  • $205k Average sale price
  • 33Average days on market
  • 8.9%of Homes Sell below List Price
  • 100walkability score
  • 100public transport score
  • 89biking score

About Market East

Mostly known as a retail destination, Market East is also home to some important landmarks of Philadelphia, notably Philadelphia’s Convention Center and the City Hall which stand majestically in the middle of this vibrant neighborhood. Market East is also famously known as the home to Reading Terminal Market and the Wanamaker Building (where you’ll find Macy’s), Fashion District, the Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) and plenty more interesting and unique places you can discover when you’re there.

Market East At A Glance

Walkability and Connectivity

Market East is very walkable and accessible via SEPTA train, subway and various bus routes

The Lifestyle

An ultra-urban lifestyle where you can enjoy shopping, attending unique events and living in the heart of Philadelphia

Employment Opportunities

Living in Center City gives you access to top employers in higher education, healthcare, banking and law.

You’ll love…

The amazing food scene, historic Philadelphia architecture and shopping all day in Fashion District

Where Is Market East, Philadelphia?

Market East is a three-block-wide district that runs from Chestnut Street to 7th Street and from City Hall to Market Street, north of Arch Street and south of Broad Street. Surrounding neighborhoods include Avenue of the Arts, Chinatown, Old City, and Washington Square West.

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Living in Market East

Being in the heart of Philadelphia, you’ll have Philly’s Center City at your doorstep. Enjoy walking through the streets of Market East and find grocery stores, pharmacies and other shops close by. And if you ever need public transport, you’ll find Market East very well-connected as well. Head to Jefferson Station where you can catch SEPTA’s Regional Rail Lines and the Market-Frankford Line. You’ll also have access to the subway and various buses that transit through.

You’ll Also Love Market East If You…

If you love delicious food


If you love historic architecture


If you love shopping


Ready To Make Market East Your New Home?

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