Holme Circle, Philadelphia
|Neighborhood of Philadelphia|
Historic Frankford Avenue Bridge over the Pennypack in Holmesburg
|Area code(s)||Area code 215|
Holme Circle is a neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia. It is located in the loop of Pennypack Creek at Holme Avenue and Welsh Road. The area is generally composed of two-story twin homes north of the Holme Circle (Walnut Hill, Axe Factory and Manchester Streets—built 1959–1964), one-story twins southeast of the Circle (Colfax, Draper and Albion Streets—built around 1962) and single homes south of Welsh Road and Holme Avenue (Winchester Park—Stamford, Hargrave, Lenola and Martindale Streets—built 1951–1955). St Jerome Parish serves the area; the Robert Pollock Elementary School (The A) is at Welsh Road and Tolbut Street.
Former prominent residents include Sylvester Stallone (on Mower Street), Thomas Holme, Robert Pollock, Chris Law, Philadelphia Gang Leader Nick Titus, and legendary Philadelphia basketball coach, John Krall.
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