At a Glance
Bounded in the northwest by Northwestern Avenue; west by the Wissahickon Gorge; northeast by Stenton Avenue; and on the southeast by the Cresheim Valley.
SEPTA Regional Rail - Chestnut Hill East Line and Chestnut Hill West Line, SEPTA bus routes 23, 77, L, 94 and 97
- Morris Arboretum
- The Wissahickon Valley
- Baker Street Bread Co.
- Metropolitan Bakery
- Osaka Japanese Restaurant
Chestnust Hill lies to the northwest of Philadelphia. The neighborhood enjoys the peripheries of Wissahickon Gorge (a part of Fairmount Park) and Northwestern Avenue.
Frank Furness, the renowned architect of the Philadelphia Free Library and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, designed many of the historic homes in the area. Needless to say, a jaunt through this neighborhood will afford a plethora of charming sites, green areas and quaint little boutiques and shops. Go on and check it out for yourself!