Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties

An artsy oasis with a vibrant, trendy atmosphere.


In the heart of Philadelphia lies North Liberties, a neighborhood that beautifully marries its rich historical roots with a vibrant, contemporary spirit. Once a manufacturing powerhouse in the 19th century, North Liberties has seamlessly transitioned into one of the city's most dynamic and sought-after residential and cultural hubs
.A walk through its cobbled streets offers a glimpse into Philadelphia's storied past. Historic factories and mills, reminders of the neighborhood's industrial legacy, now find themselves reborn as chic lofts, bustling co-working spaces, and avant-garde art studios. This architectural renaissance has not only preserved the neighborhood's history but also infused it with a fresh, modern ethos. From colorful street murals to new construction developments, this neighborhood is the epitome of transformation, offering a lifestyle that embraces both the past and the future.
Culturally, North Liberties is a mosaic of influences. Art galleries showcasing contemporary works stand alongside music venues pulsing with the beats of emerging artists. The neighborhood is also home to a plethora of festivals and events, celebrating everything from arts and music to food and local crafts.North Liberties stands as a testament to Philadelphia's ability to honor its history while simultaneously embracing the future. It's a neighborhood where the past and present coalesce, creating an ambiance that is both nostalgic and forward-looking. For those seeking a slice of urban life steeped in culture, creativity, and community, North Liberties beckons.
Whether you plan to purchase a home in North Liberties or sell, you must work alongside a skilled real estate agent to ensure you avoid pitfalls. In recent years, the neighborhood has experienced a boon in development, leading to increased property values and ongoing infrastructure improvements. To ensure your real estate investment aligns with your long-term goals, research the neighborhood’s upcoming development plans and zoning ordinances.If you’re listing on the market, pricing your home competitively and strategically is crucial to attract buyers and increase your return on investment. If priced too high, your property could languish on the market. Priced too low, and you could lose money.


  • A haven for artists and musicians, featuring colorful murals, art galleries, and live music venues that celebrate creativity and self-expression
  • A thriving food and drink scene offering a diverse range of restaurants, cafes, and bars, ensuring that every palate is satisfied
  • A strong sense of pride and unity, with residents coming together for local events, street fairs, and community initiatives
  • Rising property values, generating a higher return on investment


What truly sets North Liberties apart is its close-knit community. Despite its urban setting, the neighborhood exudes a small-town charm, with residents and businesses fostering a spirit of collaboration and camaraderie. Community gardens, local markets, and neighborhood events epitomize this collective spirit, making North Liberties not just a place to live but a community to be a part of. Its artistic charm is palpable, with art installations around every corner and a thriving community of creatives.


The dining and entertainment scene in North Liberties is nothing short of stellar. Trendy bistros, artisanal coffee shops, and craft breweries line the streets, each offering a unique flavor of the city's diverse culinary landscape. From farm-to-table eateries to internationally-inspired restaurants, the neighborhood guarantees a gastronomic adventure at every corner. North Third is a local favorite known for its laid-back atmosphere and delicious pub fare, while Pera delights patrons with its Turkish-inspired dishes and charming ambiance. For those seeking a taste of authentic Armenian cuisine, Apricot Stone is a must-visit destination. And when it comes to enjoying craft beers and classic American dishes, Standard Tap is the place to be. These dining establishments are just a glimpse of the culinary adventures that await you in Northern Liberties.


Northern Liberties is a lively neighborhood that always has something exciting happening. The community's vibrant spirit is celebrated through various events and attractions. The ever-popular Night Market is a must-attend event that brings together food trucks, local vendors, and live entertainment, creating a fun and festive atmosphere. Families and residents appreciate the serene Liberty Lands Park for outdoor activities, picnics, and community gatherings. The 2nd St. Festival is a beloved annual event that showcases local businesses and artists, attracting visitors from all around. And don't miss out on the Fringe Festival, which brings a diverse array of artistic performances and exhibitions to the neighborhood, turning Northern Liberties into a hub of cultural expression. With its dynamic culinary scene, artistic vibe, and a calendar full of events, Northern Liberties offers a unique urban experience that ensures you'll never run out of exciting things to do and explore.

Jamie's Exclusive Selections in Northern Liberties

Curated by Jamie, Adored by Locals: Discover Northern Liberties Pinnacle Dining Below
NORTH THIRD .1 Miles Steak frites & mussels in white wine broth
PERA TURKISH CUISINE .1 Miles Fried flounder in season 
APRICOT STONE .2 Miles Chicken kebab mixed platter 
STANDARD TAP .1 Miles Amazing selection of beers on tap, the burgers are great too! 
JERRY’S BAR .2 Miles Incredible whisley selection & pub fare


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Overview for Northern Liberties, PA

9,612 people live in Northern Liberties, where the median age is 30 and the average individual income is $70,610. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

30 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Northern Liberties, PA

Northern Liberties has 4,711 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Northern Liberties do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,612 people call Northern Liberties home. The population density is 15,986.237 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.28 / 47.72%

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