Rosemont


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osemont is a beautiful residential community. Upscale retailers and boutique shopping can be found throughout Rosemont. Parks and recreational areas are maintained by Radnor and Lower Merion Townships. Pupils living in the Radnor Township portion of Rosemont attend schools in Radnor Township School District, while students in the Lower Merion Township portion attend schools in the Lower Merion School District.

In 1921, Rosemont College was established by the Sisters of the Holy Child. The property was the 40 acre Ashbridge estate called Rosemont Farm, purchased by Joseph Sinnott. The 32-room house, built in 1891 was named Rathalla which in Gaelic means "home of the chieftain upon the highest hill."

Next door to Rosemont College is Rosemont School of the Holy Child. The Tudor mansion was designed by Horace Trumbauer, the famous Philadelphia architect responsible for the Art Museum and many mansions of the Gilded Age.

Garrett Hill is a proud residential community with a small commercial area that is located within Rosemont. Garrett Hill's housing consists largely of 19th century and early 20th century buildings, including single-family homes and twins, and brick row houses.


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