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Torresdale

Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County, PA

The Torresdale neighborhood is generally bounded by Grant Avenue, Ashton Road, Route 13, the Delaware River, and Poquessing Creek.

Holy Family University and Nazareth Academy High School are located in the neighborhood.

Originally known as Torrisdale, the neighborhood was named by Charles Macalester, Jr. (an early 19th century immigrant) for his birthplace in Scotland.

The Academy Gardens neighborhood is often considered to be part of, and contained within, the Torresdale neighborhood.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Street Names
Academy Road • Andover Road • Angus Place • Angus Road • Annapolis Road • Arendell Avenue • Arlan Street • Brookdale Road • Cambrdige Street • Campus Lane • Carteret Drive • Cloverlhy Road • Convent Avenue • Convent Lane • Convent Lane South • Delaware Avenue North • Eden Street • Edmund Street • Fairfield Street • Fairgreen Lane • Fitler Street • Fordham Road • Garvey Drive • Germania Street • Hegerman Street • Holme Avenue • Horatio Road • Keystone Street • Lackland Drive • Lansford Street • Legion Street • Lorry Place • Lyman Drive • Midland Avenue • Milnor Street • Norcross Lane • Peason Avenue • Pennypack Street • Perch Lane • Primrose Road • Puritan Road • Ryerson Road • Saxton Road • St Denis CIrcle • Stardust Lane • Tulip Street • Vandike Street • Wesleyan Road • Willits Road • Wissinoming Street • Woodenbridge Road • Yale Place