Located in East Falls one block from the Schuylkill River Walk and beautiful Fairmont Park, Dobson Mills is an oasis in the shadow of Center City. From Dobson Mills you are minutes away from Manayunk and Center City restaurants and shops. Enjoy city living in a hideaway where you can relax by the pool among the trees and peaceful courtyards.
East Falls with its prime location, history and attributes is destined to be the premier Philadelphia neighborhood. East Falls is an outdoor recreation paradise. It is surrounded by Fairmount Park and the Schuylkill River Walk. In beautiful Fairmont Park, the largest city park in the nation, you can enjoy running, biking, dog walking, picnics and nature gazing.
On the Schuylkill River Walk, you can jog or bike down to Center City and the Museum District while watching the sculling boats regatta. Along the river and Kelly Drive there are many events from marathons to art festivals year round.
East Falls boasts some of the oldest and most beautiful homes in Philadelphia. A favorite destination is the mansion where Grace Kelly, the future Princess of Monaco, was raised.
East Falls and neighboring Manayunk offer an array of restaurants and shops, all in beautifully renovated vintage buildings. A couple of minutes stroll from Dobson Mills will take you to Franco’s, a renowned Italian restaurant with river views and Johnny Manana’s, the famed Mexican restaurant.
Dobson Mills is also within a short walking distance to the East Falls train station (SEPTA R6 Regional Rail) which provides direct access within a few minutes to Center City and Manayunk.