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].
One Bedroom With A Partial View Of Rittenhouse Square And A Private Balcony At The Highly Coveted Dorchester. This Home Has An Open Floorplan With An Updated Kitchen Featuring White Cabinetry And A Tile Floor And Backsplash. The Living/dining Spac...
Allan Domb Real Estate
1420 Locust St #16d/b, Philadelphia, PA - $475,000
Welcome To This Rarely Combined 1386 Sq/ft Deluxe 1 Bedroom/junior 1 Bedroom Unit At The Academy House. Enter This Unit Into A Very Welcoming Foyer. To Your Immediate Right There Is A Storage/coat Closet And Very Convenient Half Bath. To Your Left...
BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
1500 Chestnut St #17a, Philadelphia, PA - $450,000
Enjoy Breathtaking Skyline Views From This Deluxe Corner Two Bedroom, Two Bath Residence In The Sky. The Living & Dining Areas Offer Soaring Ceiling Heights, Brazilian Cherry Floors And A Wall Of South-facing Windows Which Flood Your Space With An...
One Bedroom Plus Den (can Easily Be Used As A Second Bedroom), One And A Half Bath In The Highly Coveted Parc Rittenhouse On The East Side Of Rittenhouse Square. This Home Showcases An Open Floorplan With A Large Great Room, Perfectly Designed For...
Allan Domb Real Estate
1901 John F Kennedy Blvd #1819, Philadelphia, PA - $299,000
Inviting Southside 1 Bedroom Condo On The 18th Floor Of The Kennedy House. This Co-op Unit Has 606 Square Feet Of Living Space, A Washer And Dryer In The Unit And A Balcony. The Kennedy House Has 24-hour Security & Doorman, On-site Management & Ma...
BHHS Fox & Roach - Narberth
202 W Rittenhouse Sq #1705, Philadelphia, PA - $825,000
Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom Home On A High Floor Boasting Sunset Views. The Gracious Foyer Leads To The Spacious Living Room And Dining Area With Oversized Windows. The Kitchen Features Ge Appliances, White Cabinetry, And Plenty Of Cabinet Space. Th...
A Spacious And Luxurious Condominium With Amazing Northern City Views Including Philly Landmarks Like The Art Museum, Schuylkill River, Boathouse Row And The Franklin Institute. This 2bed/2bath Residence Is Modern And Luxurious Boasting Granite Co...
2201 Chestnut St #701, Philadelphia, PA - $499,000
If You've Been Looking For The Perfect Condominium In The Coveted Rittenhouse District, Look No Further! Welcome Home With This Beautiful, Spacious 2 Bed/2 Bath Condominium In A Perfect Location In Center City. When You Walk Into The Coronado, Y...
Located In The Pristine Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood On Tree Lined Streets, This 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo Offers 1,131+ Square Feet In A Prime Location. Away From Noise, On The Upper Floor, Enter Inside To The Foyer And Step Up To The Open-floor ...
The Best Of Philly Luxury Living, With Easy Access To 30th Street Station. Love New York? It's An Easy Train Ride. Large, Sunlit Condo With Extraordinary Private Outdoor Space. Located In One Of The Most Desirable Buildings In The City, Close To ...
Fabulous Deluxe 1 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Condo In The Conveniently Located Academy House. The Open Floor Plan Features A Remodeled Unenclosed Kitchen With A Breakfast Bar, Tile Backsplash, Sizable Dining Area And A Spacious Living Space With Sliders T...
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,...
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 24th, 2018 at 5:30pm EDT.