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What You Need to Know

Mayfair, a part of Northeast Philadelphia, is rich in history, commerce and community. Known for the shops and restaurants along “The Avenue”, Mayfair has been where the action is.

 

Mayfair was establish in the early 1930s when the Market-Frankford El was built, and made the area accessible to commuters being just 20 minutes outside of the bustling downtown district. The Mayfair Theater cemented the growth of Mayfair by making it a destination spot. Throughout the 1960’s and into the 80’s, Mayfair was a busy commercial area with a growing population of people moving from downtown searching for a neighborhood that was safe, stable and centrally located. Mayfair delivered.

 

The intersection of Cottman and Frankford Avenue has always been the place “Where Philadelphia Comes to Celebrate.” From the 1980 & 2008 Phillies World Series wins and the 2018 Eagles Super Bowl, fans know where to go.

 

In 2015, the Mayfair Business Improvement District was created to assist in the commercial growth of the community. A collaborative of businesses along Frankford Avenue, Cottman Avenue, Ryan and Robbins Avenues.

 

Today, Mayfair is a bustling district with more than 300 businesses offering bars & pubs, bakeries, donuts shops, florists, auto repair and sales, music stores, medical and dental services, funeral homes, specialty shops, clothing, sportswear, beauty shops for hair and nails, supermarkets, convenience stores, and so much more.

Expansion of the Mayfair Sign Plaza & Triangle

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Featured Businesses in Mayfair

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Factory Donuts is a destination place in Mayfair. People from all over Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties are coming to Mayfair to taste the ...

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The Grey Lodge Pub is a friendly pub in Northeast Philadelphia. We are not the typical Northeast Philly bar, but then again we aren’t the typical an...

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At Stein Your Florist Co. our goal is to share our love of flowers with the world. To provide beautiful flowers and gifts to make the moment. Our miss...

World of Animals Inc is hosting a fund raiser in Bensalem – we have had lots of our Mayfair clients join us in the past. It will be our 4th annu...

Congratulations!

Philadelphia Eagles – Super Bowl Champs!

When the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4th more than 30,000 fans gathered in the streets of Mayfair to celebrate their teams victory. The peaceful and jubilant crowd cheered E.A.G.L.E.S and say the fight song well into the night.

 

Why Frankford & Cottman Avenues you may ask. Well, according to history people have been gathering at this intersection as far back as to listen to President George Washington speak about the new union. Then at the end of WWII, people flocked to Mayfair to rejoice when the allies claimed surrender of the forces across Europe. Philadelphians came here when the Flyers won back to back Stanley Cups in the early 70s and when the Phillies won in 1980 and again in 2008.

 

Mayfair is the place to be when Philadelphia wants to celebrate a victory!

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