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].
Extraordinary 4 Bedroom Rittenhouse Square Residence, All On One Level, With Covered Parking! Located, On One Of The Most Charming Tree Lined Blocks, In The Area. Enter In To A Formal Tiled Entrance Way, Sun Splashed, Romantic, And Efficiently De...
Introducing 1819 Delancey Place - Built In 1752, This Is Truly An Exceptional & Rare Opportunity To Live In A Home Of This Caliber, Located On The Most Beautiful Block In The Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood. The Homes Faade Is 29’ Wide With A Gran...
Beautiful 2 Bedroom House (not A Trinity!) Located On A Quaint Side Street In Center City, Just A Few Blocks From Rittenhouse Square And Right Around The Corner From Some Of The Neighborhood's Best Restaurants. Private, Fenced Backyard With Courty...
Welcome To 2028 Locust St. A 5 Bed 4 And 1 Half Bath Townhome Located In The Heart Of Rittenhouse Square With Parking! This One Of A Kind Property Features Original Charm From The Front Facade With A Custom Built Front Door, A Circular Window With...
Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
1515 Locust St #500, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $1,150,000
Quintessential Boutique Condo Living At The Chelsea In Center City. Residence 500 Is A Supreme Two Bedroom 2 Bath Condo With Custom Improvements And Measuring 2,225 Sqft Spanning Over Half A Floor. The Seller Created An Open Floor Plan That You'll...
Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
219-29 S 18th St #912, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $339,500
Luxury 1 Bedroom Apt Located On Rittenhouse Square At The Parc Rittenhouse. South Facing Unit ,filled With Light And A Glimpse Of Rittenhouse Square. Hardwood Floors. Contemporary Kitchen , With Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances And...
Beautifully Updated One Bedroom Available For Rent In Highly-desired Rittenhouse Square, Ideal For Commuters, Quick Walk To Suburban Station, Easy Access To I-76, And Great For Incoming Wharton Students. Just A Stone's Throw From Campus Yet Still...
Compass Pennsylvania, LLC
1810 Rittenhouse Sq #2110-01, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $1,395,000
Introducing The Top Of The Rittenhouse Savoy. This Double Unit Deluxe 2 Bed 2.5 Bath Penthouse Spans Around The North, East And Southern Side Of The Building! Penthouse 2110-01 Is The Only Unit In The Building To Both Face Rittenhouse Square And C...
Looking For That Luxury Condo City Living? Then Look No Further Than This Wonderful 27th Floor Unit In The Murano Condominium Building On Market St. This Unit Has Unobstructed, Spectacular Views Of Northern And Western Center City Including Severa...
1919 Chestnut St #1705, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $499,900
Rare Northeast Corner 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 1,176 Sq Ft Spacious Co-op Unit With Balcony On The 17th Floor. The Wph Has 24-hour Security & Doorman, On-site Management & Maintenance, Amazing Rooftop 25-meter Swimming Pool W/breathtaking Views, Complete ...
BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
1701-15 Locust St #2005, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $679,900
Beautifully Appointed Two Bedroom, Two And A Half Bathroom With Luxurious Finishes At The Warwick. Steps Away From Rittenhouse Square, This Home Offers Unforgettable Sunrise City Views From All Rooms. Enter The Home Into A Sun-lit And Generously ...
Allan Domb Real Estate
1701-15 Locust St #1505, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $649,900
Meticulously Maintained Two Bedroom, Two And A Half Bathroom Residence With High-end Finishes And Details At The Warwick Condominiums, Steps From Rittenhouse Square. This Spacious Light-filled Home Offers Sunrise City Views From All Rooms. The Con...
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.