With so much history, gorgeous architecture and access to culture, it's no wonder that Rittenhouse real estate is such a scarce commodity. This vibrant modern community is packed block to block with desirable destinations, world class employers and sophisticated places to play. You'll still find single family homes in this upscale Philly neighborhood, but condos are king in the Rittenhouse Square real estate market. [Read more below].
1902 Waverly Is Placed On One Of Center City~s Most Beautiful (rated Formerly By Philadelphia Magazine At #1), Desirable And Coveted Streets Which Truly Represents The Character And Historic Significance Of The City Of Philadelphia And A Time Gone...
Welcome To Delancey , One Of The Finest Tree Lined Blocks In All Of Center City, Discover This Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Own A Grand 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Historic Home. The Exquisite And Unique Details Of This Property Cannot Be Overlooked,...
Keller Williams Philadelphia
1737-39 Chestnut St #1201, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $2,200,000
Rare Opputunity To Own One Of The Most Magnificent Penthouses Within 2 Blocks Of Rittenhouse Square. This Property Has Been Fully Renovated From The Stunning Entertainment Area With Soaring 20ft Ceilings To Your Private Roof Deck With Full-on City...
Keller Williams Philadelphia
1701-15 Locust St #1901, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $385,000
A Lovely Unit In The Famed Warwick Building! While The Building Was Originally Built In 1926 And Showcases English Renaissance Achitecture, The Unit Is Beautifully Updated, Including Modern Finishes And Features Such As Hardwood Flooring, Crown An...
Presenting One Of The Largest Mansions In Center City, Philadelphia. 2031 Delancey Street Has Captivated Residents And Guests For Well Over A Century. Only Here Does Rittenhouse Living Truly Reach New Heights. Rising 5 Stories Above Rittenhouse Sq...
The Ellington Condominium: Superb Large (817 Square Feet) One Bedroom Residence In This Great ~walk To Everything~ Location. Features Include High Ceilings, Huge Windows And Beautiful Hardwood Floors! The Fantastic Kitchen Has Fine European Luxury...
BHHS Fox&Roach CC Rittenhouse Hotel
220 W Rittenhouse Sq #8f, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $529,000
Live In One Of Philadelphia's Most Prestigious Neighborhoods - Rittenhouse Square! Beautiful 1 Bed, 1 Bath Condo With Rittenhouse Hotel Courtyard And Rittenhouse Square Views From The 8th Floor. Bright Light Filled Spacious Rooms With Custom Owner...
Bryant & Wilde Realty LLC
1900 Rittenhouse Sq #5a, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $2,500,000
This Stunning 3 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath Condo Is Truly Special - There Is Nothing Else Like It On The Square! This Bi-level Unit With More Than 3600 Square Feet Overlooks Rittenhouse Square. 1900 Rittenhouse Is A Charming And Sought-after Doorman Buildi...
1414 S Penn Sq #41de, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $2,150,000
A Very Rare Combined Renovated Residence Like No Other. The Most Coveted Unobstructed Views Of City Hall, The Sweeping Skyline And Delaware River From Every Window. There Is No Other Residence Of This Caliber On The Market Today. Each Inch Of Thi...
Very Rare Newer Home On Lombard Street In Rittenhouse! Home Is Equipped With A Large One-car Garage And Has A Roof Deck With Unmatched Skyline Views. Smart Home Systems Fitted With Ipad Included, 2 Outdoor Deck Areas, Chefs Kitchen With Wolf/sub-z...
Corner Unit- Many Upgrades- Hardwood Floors And Upgraded Lighting Throughout Unit. Located To The Left Of The Entrance Is A Multi Purposes Space, Den, Dining Room, Office. Kitchen Has Granite Countertops With Custom Large See Through Cut Out And B...
BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City W
224 W Rittenhouse Sq #410, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $800,000
Designer Renovation At The Dorchester On Rittenhouse Square! There Is Everything To Love About This 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom Corner Condominium With Tree Top Views. Enter Into A Vestibule With A Tucked Away Mudroom And Continue Into The Living Area Wi...
Resting just beyond Benjamin Franklin Parkway, home to Philly’s truly world-class museums, Fairmount is synonymous with fine art — but it’s far from the only draw of Center City’s effusive northern neighbor.
“Center City” is what Philadelphians call their downtown - the historic city core that dates to its 1682 founding. With the third-highest residential population of any U.S. central business district, Center city is not a neighborhood but a collection of neighborhoods that range from tony Rittenhouse Square and Society Hill to immigrant gateway Chinatown, with just about everything in between. What do you want? Great shopping? Enticing dining options? Arts and culture? High-rise luxury?
The name "Fishtown" is derived form the area's former role as the center of the shad fishing industry on the Delaware River. Today people of all kinds call this neighborhood home. Known as an emerging center of the arts, entertainment, and dining and hipster vibe.
Located five blocks east of the Schuylkill River, this half-acre park lies on the edge of the Center City shopping district, and just a few blocks southwest of Rittenhouse Square. Residents take great pride in living adjacent to the Schuylkill River Park one of the most used parks in Philadelphia.
Food lover's dream. True to the neighborhood's roots, which stretch back to the late 1800s, most of the stores here are Italian but you'll also find Latin American, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese and Mexican foods here. chef's paradise. The growing diversity of the market is a direct reflection of the growing diversity of the community itself.
Northern Liberties is a historic and vibrant community north of Center City Philadelphia. Recently, Norther Liberties has become of the most hip places for nightlife, and dining, and the value of homes is steadily increasing each year. There are also many open areas, and parks. Real estate in here largely consists of converted row homes, high-end lofts and condos.
The oldest neighborhood in Philadelphia has always kept up with the times. One of Philadelphia's most sophisticated and laid back communities filled with rehabbed 17th century townhouse & high-ceilinged factory lofts. Buoyed by a strong arts community and a fun bohemian atmosphere, this is a hip area, dense with coffee shops, three performing arts centers, over 50 galleries and 25 museums with an eclectic mix of designer stores, great restaurants and nightclubs.
Of all of Philadelphia’s up-and-coming neighborhoods, none has received more buzz recently than Point Breeze. It started in 2016 when RealtyTrac looked at “rough-and-tumble neighborhoods on the rebound” and Point Breeze came in at 5th in the nation. Zillow recently named it Philly’s hottest housing market. Great housing stock, proximity to the central business district, multiple commercial corridors, and easy access to public transportation and highway arteries is why many call this home.
Queen Village is part of old Southwark, Known as Philadelphia's first suburb, which was incorporated into the city in 1856 and is still the city's longest occupied residential neighborhoods. Street boundaries: south side of Lombard Street to the north side of Washington Avenue, Front Street to 6th Street, encompassing two principal commercial corridors, South Street and Fabric Row on 4th Street. Homes in Queen Village are truly historic and quaint.
Society Hill real estate appeals to buyers looking for an extremely central urban community that also possesses ample charm, peaceful tree lined narrow cobblestone streets, historic churches and the highest concentration of 18th and 19th century homes in Philadelphia.
From Victorian Estate to Rittenhouse Square Condominium
Rittenhouse Square is one of the five original Philadelphia squares designed by William Penn in the 17th century. The area first became a fashionable downtown Philly address in the mid 1800s and has never lost its panache. You'll still see a number of mansions built for Philadelphia's Victorian aristocracy facing the square but modern Rittenhouse Square is a vibrant mix of culture, commerce, history and urban sophistication.
Today you'll find plenty of condo conversions in Rittenhouse Square, updated brownstones, old homes converted into modern urban lofts, subdivided mansions, two-story duplexes, single family row houses, pre-war highrises and contemporary architecture. Though you'll find some new developments, this part of Philadelphia is prime real estate with a great deal of infill and very little room for new construction.
Prices for Rittenhouse homes start around 400k
Your Rittenhouse Home
When you buy a home in Rittenhouse Square, you have access to the high quality of life that has naturally emerged here. The neighborhood surrounds Rittenhouse Square Park, a vibrant social center for the city. Decorated with fountains and statuary, welcoming wooden benches and beautiful landscaping, this is one of Philly's favorite places to go. Dog walkers, professionals on lunch break, frisbee players, joggers, graduate students with stacks of books, and families with babies in strollers all find their way to this romantic and fun community space. The square is surrounded by prestigious buildings, the best restaurants in Philadelphia and high-end fashion boutiques. You'll find multiple schools including the Art Institute of Philadelphia, galleries, museums and libraries along the historic tree lined streets here.
With such a long list of great places to go to, public green space and pedestrian friendly streets, Rittenhouse Square is a supremely walkable community. Home, school, work and shopping are all within walking distance. Residents have good access to train stations, LRT and public transportation. All major highways are also easily accessible.
Rittenhouse Square takes in most of Center City West. The community is bordered by the neighborhoods of Fitler Square to the west and Washington Square to the east.
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Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2019 at 6:45am EDT.