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].
This Beautiful Home Is Ideally Situated On An Exceptionally Quiet Tree-lined Street In The Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood. This Light-filled Contemporary Home Is In Pristine Condition. Enter Into A Large Entry Foyer Which Features Dramatic 9" Cei...
Located On One Of The Most Picturesque, Tree-lined Streets In Rittenhouse Square, This Historic Townhome Combines Modern Comforts To The Classic, Old-world Elegance Of Philadelphia’s Past. The Charm Of This Residence Truly Begins Outside On Waverl...
Keller Williams Philly
220 W Rittenhouse Sq #3c, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $649,000
The Best Rittenhouse Square Tree Top Views!!!! From This Front And Center, Perfectly Situated , 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condominium@ 220 W. Rittenhouse Square! Bring Your Designer And Contractor, And Create Instant Value! Watch The Seasons Change And Li...
Maxwell Realty Co
258-60 S Van Pelt St, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $5,000,000
Nestled On A Picturesque Side Street In Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood, This 44' Wide Carriage House Is A Meticulous Repurposing Of A Centuries-old Horse Stable. Loaded With Artisan Craftsmanship And Abundant, Innovative Storage, T...
BHHS Fox & Roach At the Harper, Rittenhouse Square
271 S Van Pelt St #1, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $1,490,000
This Is The One You've Been Waiting For! Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity To Own A Stunning Home That's Custom Rehab Of An Extra-wide Historic Van Pelt Carriage House Built In 1900. All Of Its 2,440 Square Feet Are On Street Level, Plus One-car Gara...
2101 Market St #3206, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $1,090,000
A Spacious And Luxurious Condominium With Amazing South And East Facing Views. This 2-bedroom, 3-bath + Den Residence Features Modern And Luxurious Finishes. Granite Counter Tops, Wood Floors, Stainless Steel Appliances, 9-foot Ceilings With Floor...
A Rittenhouse Square Gem Located On The Fabulous Block Of Waverly Street. Your Own Parking Garage Leads Directly Into Your Freshly Painted Townhome! This 3 Bedroom And 2.5 Bath Home Features Two Great Outdoor Spaces, A Patio/garden With Watering...
This Impeccable And Oversized One Bedroom Residence At The Phoenix Is Not To Be Missed! The Living And Dining Areas Offer Soaring Ceiling Heights, Gleaming Hardwood Floors, And Oversized Windows Offering An Abundance Of Light. The Gourmet Kitchen...
BHHS Fox & Roach At the Harper, Rittenhouse Square
If You're Seeking Convenience And Luxury, Look No Further Than This Southwest-facing Condo With Parking At The Acclaimed Murano Building. Nestled Atop The 27th Floor, Unit #2703 Offers A Modern Interior With Hardwood Flooring, Floor-to-ceiling Win...
Keller Williams Philadelphia
224-30 W Rittenhouse Sq #3113, PHILADELPHIA, PA - $329,900
Sun-soaked And Tastefully Updated One Bedroom, One Bathroom On One Of The Highest Floors Of The Dorchester Offering See-forever Sunset Views Over University City. This Spacious Home Features Parquet Wood Floors, A Large Private Balcony Showcasing ...
Located On Picturesque And Tree-lined Locust Street, Just Steps From Rittenhouse Square And The Schuylkill Banks, Is A Stately And Historic Townhome In The Heart Of It All. Welcome Home To 2219 Locust Street! This Home Sits On A 19'x70' Lot And ...
1627 Waverly Street Is A Charming 4 Story 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Trinity That Nested On A Quiet Beautiful Tree Lined Street With Many Expensive Homes On The Same Block. This House Is In The Greenview School Catchment And Zoned Cmx1. It Is Ideal For O...
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.