Living In Historic Tacony

Tacony is a historic Philadelphia neighborhood located 8 miles Northeast of Central Philadelphia along the banks of the Delaware River. With nearly 30,000 residents, Tacony is primarily a residential neighborhood with diverse real estate types. From our historic Victorian homes to our early-20th-century, modest brick rowhouses or more modern post-war rowhouses, we have a home for every family’s needs.


Tacony Is One Of Philadelphia's Best Real Estate Values Tacony and it's real estate is rich in amenities and growing! Tacony has ample parks and open space, a growing commercial corridor, and rich community institutions. Among many highlights is our historic Carnegie library, which has undergone a three-year renovation and expansion to make our great neighborhood library an even more valuable resource for area residents.
Tacony offers phenomenal value for home buyers with a wide variety of housing stock offering space, gardens, driveways, and more. Homes are also selling at or above their asking prices. Every month, about two dozen homes in our neighborhood are sold with a median price of $207,500. On average, homes in Tacony sell after just two weeks or less on the market. So, if you or someone you know is looking to buy or sell in Tacony, now is the perfect time!
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Our local businesses are growing stronger and in number every year, providing residents with delicious hoagies, expert computer help, highly skilled dental care, and everything in between. We are located along the Delaware River and boast many beautiful remnants of our historic industrial heyday. We are also conveniently located close to Center City Philadelphia, with great access to Interstate 95, the SEPTA Trenton Line (which makes stops at all three downtown stations), and the Tacony-Palmyra bridge, which connects the City of Philadelphia to Burlington, County New Jersey.

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When traveling through Tacony, you may not realize the deep history that runs through this neighborhood. Tacony offers the opportunity to live amongst the history that contributed to building Philadelphia into what it is today.
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A Beautiful Walkable Neighborhood In Northeast Philadelphia


In 1907, the addition of the streetcar shifted the commercial focus from Longshore Avenue to Torresdale Avenue. Before this moment, Torresdale Avenue was a wide, tree-lined residential street. The Avenue hosted occasional parades but was otherwise relatively quiet.
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Beautiful Tacony Real Estate With Walking Areas And Parks Yet Close To Philadelphia


Disston Park is located between Keystone Street and the long-standing railroad. The park was originally designed by Henry Disston, the owner of Disston Saw Works and the developer of the Disston company town that helped to establish the beautiful real estate of Tacony.
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Torresdale and Knorr, circa 1930

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Beautiful Tacony Real Estate

Tacony offers the opportunity to live amongst THE HISTORY that contributed to building Philadelphia into what it is today.


Tacony Historical Real Estate

Tacony is GREAT FOR GARDENERS. Many houses have ample front and backyards and some of our neighbors have won PHS Blue Ribbon awards.


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ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES dot the landscape throughout Tacony neighborhood and can often be identified by their historical markers.

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