Oxford Circle-Castor is on the lower northeast side of Philadelphia.

Oxford Circle-Castor is a neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia. Lincoln Highway and Roosevelt Boulevard are on the eastern edge of the area and both lead into the "Oxford Circle," a ring of streets at the edge of the neighborhood. Public transportation in Oxford Circle-Castor is abundant, with both trains and buses running to and from the city center.

Oxford Circle-Castor has a variety of eateries, from upscale contemporary lounges to mom-and-pop-style diners to ethnic restaurants. Your taste buds are certain to be satisfied no matter where you choose to eat in your Philadelphia neighborhood. 

Residents of Oxford Circle-Castor have plenty to do every night of the week. If recreational sports and games are your passion, visit T-Bird Lanes for a night of bowling. The Roller Thunder skating rink is another popular spot for leisurely activity.

Those who prefer to find entertainment outside will have plenty of options with the parks in Oxford Circle-Castor. Residents of the area deal with seasons and changing weather, but outdoor activity is still a great way to spend the day in this neighborhood. For example. Tarken Playground has play equipment, green space and a recreation center on site. 

Roosevelt Mall is just north of Oxford Circle-Castor and it's a popular place for residents to shop.