One of the most desirable and prestigious areas to live in New Haven is in the neighborhood of East Rock. This upscale neighborhood gets its name from nearby East Rock a New Haven landmark known for its summit overlooking the city with spectacular panoramic views of New Haven and Long Island Sound.


About East Rock


a beautifully landscaped tudor style home located on a tree lined street  in East Rock New Haven CT

The neighborhood of East Rock lies within three historic districts with the southerly parts of the neighborhood listed in the Upper State Street Historic District and the Orange Street Historic District. The western half lies within the Whitney Avenue Historic District.

East Rock is known for its beautiful tree lined streets and architectural styles of Queen Anne, Tudor and Victorian homes. It also offers a variety of other housing opportunities in condos, apartments, traditional single family and multi-family homes.


Homes For Sale in East Rock New Haven CT

What’s Nearby


East Rock is home to some of the best eateries around such as Amato’s, Archie Moore’s, Christopher Martins, JP Dempsey’s and Modern Pizza winner of the New Haven Advocate’s Best of Reader’s Poll for best pizza.

View of the monument atop East Rock P:ark in New Haven CTEast Rock has a walk score of 71 and is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in New Haven.

It’s not surprising to see a a large percentage of the over 9,000 people who live here walking or biking to the Orange Street Deli & Grocery, P & M Orange Street Market or Nica’s Market for a quick bite to eat or to pick up some groceries.

With its close proximity to downtown New Haven and the Yale University campus, East Rock is home to a large number of Yale graduates, students, faculty and staff along with many other professionals and families.

There is also a great resource of educational schools from Pre-K to high school in East Rock itself and nearby that include Calvin Hill Day Care Center, Leila Day Nursery, New Haven Academy, Worthington Hooker, Foote School, St. Thomas Day School and Wilbur Cross High School.




View from the top of East Rcok Park in New Haven CT



For the outdoor enthusiasts Edgerton Park is a great destination for a relaxing stroll or walking the dog.

Wilbur Cross High School has tennis courts and a track field and East Rock Park is a wonderful spot for a picnic, hiking or for playing basketball, soccer or football.

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