Eppendorf is located in the northwest and the center was built after the First World War as a residential area. At the same time were built workers' settlements. in the northern area around Kegelhofstraße, Frickestraße and Lockstedter Weg.
The area between the Alster and Isebek canal is built with individual villas and on the Eppendorfer Landstraße are numerous large, representative buildings. The district offers well-kept old buildings with a high recreational value and lots of green and water areas. On the waterways you can go walking or canoeing. In the winter the Alster swans stay in Mühlennteich.
Around the Eppendorfer Baum, there are many fine shops, shoe shops, antique stores, gourmet shops and book stores.
The culinary range offers a large variety, from chic cafes to fine pubs and Italian restaurants to cozy pubs.
Eppendorf has long been regarded as a stronghold for cabaret, here are the Lustspielhaus Alma Hoppe, Mon Marthe in the Tarpenbekstraße.
With 1500 beds, the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) is one of the largest hospitals in Hamburg.
Through its close to the city, green surroundings and the beautiful old buildings, Eppendorf is one of the preferred areas of Hamburg and is considered to be chic.