East 4th Street serves as one of the main thoroughfares in the community, as well as a small business corridor. In addition to housing both renters and home owners, East Hillside is home to many of the major hospitals and clinics that serve the city of Duluth and its surrounding areas.
Many families choose to utilize Grant Elementary School, the Grant Recreation Facility, as well as many of the other parks located within the neighborhood.
Chester Creek flows through at the eastern edge of the neighborhood.
(Directions following those of Duluth's general street grid system, not actual geographical coordinates)