Holme Circle, Philadelphia

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Holme Circle
Holme Ave Bridge Crossing Pennypack Creek
Holme Ave Bridge Crossing Pennypack Creek
Holme Circle is located in Philadelphia
Holme Circle
Holme Circle
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°03′25″N 75°01′23″W / 40.057°N 75.023°W / 40.057; -75.023
Country United States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia County
CityPhiladelphia
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.[1] 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 B. Pollock Elementary School is at Welsh Road and Tolbut Street.

The neighborhood is named after Thomas Holme.[citation needed]

Prominent people[edit]

Former prominent residents include Sylvester Stallone (on Mower Street).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philadelphia Neighborhoods". www.phila.gov. Archived from the original on 1 October 2010. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ Kolson, Ann (November 16, 1990). "Philly On Screen: Places And People The City's Role In Movies And Tv Shows - And In The Lives Of Those Who Make Them". philly.com. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2014.