Living in Mt. Airy


The community has much to offer both residents and welcomed guests.

Mt. Airy has much to showcase, including family-friendly activities, an array of restaurants, and the arts. The largest park in Philadelphia and wholesome neighborhood atmosphere solidify the foundation of the wonderful experience of living in Mt. Airy.

Mt. Airy’s residents have a true passion for and dedication to their neighborhood. It is because of their enthusiasm and innovation that Mt. Airy has so much to offer. Long one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country, Mt. Airy has vital spirit that is strengthened by many different cultures and family traditions.

There are many community organizations that keep that energy going strong. The East Mt. Airy Neighbors, West Mount Airy Neighbors, Mt. Airy Learning Tree, Sustainable Mt. Airy, and Mt. Airy Safety Network are among the many community hubs.

For Families

Mt. Airy is an excellent community in which to raise a family. All aspects of Mt. Airy life are incredibly family-friendly. Our excellent schools, playgrounds, recreational centers, sports leagues and teams, and art classes establish Mt. Airy as a great place to grow and play.

For Artists

Philadelphia’s artistic spirit can be clearly seen in Mt. Airy. From the beautiful murals adorning historic buildings, to our excellent and innovative theater groups, to the many artistic events held every year, Mt. Airy is a perfect community in which to flourish in the arts.

For Seniors

The senior community of Mt. Airy is active and vivacious, due to the many events and activities that include seniors in the life of the neighborhood. Our historic setting coupled with the area’s natural beauty creates a lovely place to both relax and explore.

For Young Adults

Mt. Airy’s distinct energy and inclusiveness create a fantastic area to start out in. Proximity to Center City Philadelphia makes commuting easy, while the wealth of artistic, musical, and athletic events means that there is always something exciting going on. There is always something new to discover in Mt. Airy’s eclectic community.