Talmadge is a historic neighborhood established in 1925. It is a diverse neighborhood with vibrant residents and beautiful homes. Talmadge is named after three Hollywood movie stars, Norma, Natalie and Constance Talmadge. Located near San Diego State University and isolated by canyons on the north and west, the community’s entrances are set off by the Talmadge Gates. The recently renovated Talmadge traffic circle marks the heart of this terrific neighborhood. They have an acclaimed Watch & Patrol program and other volunteer organizations that are dedicated to ensuring a high standard of living.