Fishtown: The Artistic & Culinary Heart of Philly

Located along the picturesque shores of the Delaware, Fishtown is a district that's on the cutting edge of Philly's latest culinary, art, and music trends. Although it was once a working class neighborhood for merchants and fishermen, Fishtown has since transformed into a haven for hipsters and creatives looking to make an impact on the city's unique cultural scene.

Want to live like a local? Try checking out the galleries and studios along Frankford Avenue or checking out an indie band at Johnny Brenda's, Fishtown's most famous venue. We guarantee you'll never run out of things to do here—so go ahead, start exploring everything Fishtown has to offer.

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Key Features of Fishtown

A cultural powerhouse

Fishtown was recently named one of America's Best Neighborhoods by Forbes, largely due to its bustling arts scene. Galleries like Gravy Studio, Mothership Toy Gallery, and Corridor Contemporary showcase some of the most avant-garde pieces in town, and you can also check out some Philly theatre at Fabrika, Philly's top spot for dinner and a show. To experience a piece of true Fishtown history, try supporting a local indie band at Johnny Brenda's.

Unrivaled cuisine

International flavors and traditional Philly classics come together to create the cuisine of Fishtown. Here, you'll uncover a blossoming restaurant community that offers something to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. For some authentic German fare, you can't go wrong with Frankford Hall, a traditional biergarten and a favorite amongst Fishtown locals. Other favorites include Cheu Fishtown, Loco Pez, Front Street Cafe, and Suraya.

Fishtown Attractions

Nearby Communities to Rent or Buy

Rent: North 3rd Street Townhomes

Located on North 3rd Street, these newly constructed townhomes come with plenty of amenities and are close to the area's top restaurants, shops, and attractions. Features include a finished basement, private courtyard, garage, balcony, and hardwood floors throughout.

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Buy: Regent Row

Opulence awaits at Regent Row, one of PRDC's townhome communities in the Northern Liberties area. Here, you can choose between endless custom features for your new home, such as a rooftop balcony and finished basement. All properties also come with a garage and 10-year tax abatement. 

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Should You Buy or Rent?

The answer might surprise you! All in all, it depends on your unique situation. That being said, when you buy a home, you're building wealth, investing in your future, and putting down roots in a community you care about.

Ready to Find Home in Fishtown?

Are you thinking about making a move to the Fishtown community? We'd love to help! Contact PRDC Properties today to learn more about renting, buying, or even building your home in this fantastic Philly community.

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