Rittenhouse Square

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$139,500 to $25,000,000
  • Closed Prices:$122,000 to $5,000,000
  • Median Sale Price:$525,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$566
  • Association Fee Ranges:$749.61/quarter,$1,$0,$0 to $4815/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1838 to 2021
  • Sq. Ft.:381 to 9,725Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 11Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 9Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Some of the neighborhood’s most impressive residences look out over the park. Townhomes and condominium towers boast lavish features and fantastic views. Big spenders can also claim their very own piece of The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia, which offers a limited number of luxurious penthouses. Homes near Broad Street offer residents an easy walk to the subway and the center of downtown.

Price Vibes

Rittenhouse Square’s most luxurious residences are in a multimillion-dollar price range and often come with sky-high HOA fees to boot. Smaller condos offer affordable to midrange prices, though monthly fees are also fairly high at these residences.

Where to Eat

Rittenhouse Square is one of the best destinations for fining dining in Philly. Master chefs design globally inspired meals for their patrons to enjoy in elegant rooms that befit the neighborhood’s sumptuous taste. One such establishment is Parc, which models itself after the French bistro and boasts an incredible menu of European delights for every time of day. For fresh seafood, Oyster House is a longtime favorite in the area. Their chef personally visits the market every morning to select the best fish and shellfish, and their menu changes daily. Elsewhere in the neighborhood, you’ll find coal-oven pizzas, classic Mexican fare, New American cuisine, and Mediterranean specialties.

What You'll See

Rittenhouse Square’s many visitors stay in the area’s upscale hotels. Around every corner, classy restaurants and bars entertain locals and patrons from out of town. Retailers vie for the attention of shoppers with the latest fashions on display in their windows. Theaters advertise their next big show on marquees and banners. Artists, entrepreneurs, and families cross paths in the neighborhood’s namesake park, where they take a short respite before returning to Rittenhouse Square’s myriad delights.

Friday Night Fun

Rittenhouse Square’s many stages host plays, concerts, ballets, and operas. Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, Merriam Theater, and Prince Theater are just a few of the neighborhood’s venues. If standup is your thing, check out Helium Comedy Club. Rittenhouse Square also has plenty of pubs where you can grab a drink and a bite to eat before or after seeing a show. Start your night off at The Dandelion for a unique take on the British pub experience, then head to Monk’s Cafe to see how the “soul of Belgium” compares.

The Perfect Sunday

Stroll over to City Hall Garden to admire Philadelphia’s breathtaking center before sitting down at Gran Caffe L'Aquila for an espresso. For a longer walk or bike ride, head west to the Schuylkill River Trail and Park. For a day of shopping, hit The Shops at Liberty Place. The Logan Square neighborhood to the north also contains several must-see museums.

Transportation Options

The BSL train is accessible from Broad Street at Walnut Street and South Street. Suburban Station provides rides to the airport, Trenton, and the suburbs. With SEPTA buses, taxis, and rideshares filling in the gaps, many residents prefer not to own a car as parking can be a challenge in the area.

Locals Love

Great location and amenities • Fantastic restaurants and bars • Luxury retailers.

Locals Don't Love

High cost of living • High volume of tourists • Traffic and noise.

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