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Oxford Circle

    •  Roosevelt Boulevard from Oxford Circle, 1927 | (Image #7688) Aero Service Corp., courtesy of Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX

From Above: Roosevelt Boulevard, Oxford Circle and beyond in 1927

This week the great hyperlocal news site announced that they’ll cease publication on December 31, 2013. So in tribute to their five years of devoted Northeast Philly coverage, we turn…

    • There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier at 10am.

Happy Veterans Day | Old West Philly High apartments? | Drexel looks east | Tarken Ice Rink reborn | Winding Rose Park development | formerly homeless housing at Broad and Fairmount

Good morning and Happy Veterans Day, Streeters. In observance of the holiday, government offices and public schools are closed today, and trash pickup is pushed back one day. There are a…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Annual Clean Block Contest, Day 2

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Annual Clean Block Contest is underway and one of this year's judges, Ainé Ardron-Doley, is letting Eyes on the Street tag along to see the incredible…




Oxford Circle

Oxford Circle, originally Oxford Township, Philadelphia County, is a neighborhood in the lower Northeast section of Philadelphia, PA. Oxford Circle is made up of the intersection of Oxford Avenue, Cheltenham Avenue, Castor Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. Notable structures and landmarks are Saint Martin of Tours Church and elementary school and Glading Presbyterian Church and hall. Oxford Circle is also the name of the surrounding area made up of the neighborhoods of Summerdale, Tarken, Frankford and Castor Gardens. Physical boundaries are: Roosevelt Blvd on the South and East, Langdon St on the West, and Devereaux St on the North. Oxford Circle was originally an early suburb of Philadelphia with a predominately white, middle class demographic. Its ethnic groups consisted of Jewish and Irish Americans. Over the past decade, the influence of White flight has drastically changed the make up of this neighborhood. Today, Oxford Circle consists of a vast variety of groups such as Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Asians, and African Americans.

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