North Philadelphia East is a neighborhood located in north Philadelphia. There are a couple train tracks close to the area that cross near the intersection of North Broad Street and West Lehigh Avenue. That train line dips into North Philadelphia East. Another line goes north-south along the eastern border of the neighborhood. Residents can take those rails into the city center or further out into other areas of Philadelphia.
The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is in the southern section of the neighborhood. Tour the macabre writer's home to learn about his influence on other industries, such as film. Discover what motivated his stories with a day at the site.
North Philadelphia East boasts corner coffee shops and quaint boutiques where residents can experience unique shopping. However, those who are looking for specific chain retailers may have to hop on the train to other neighborhoods.
There are several parks scattered throughout the neighborhood with spots for picnics, dog walking, sports and more. North Philadelphia East is a nice area for pet owners as there are boarding locations, adoption centers and green spaces in the neighborhood. Take your dog out for a walk, bring home a new friend or leave your pet in a safe place during a weekend away.