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Living in Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square is the most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 8,524 residents.

Rittenhouse Square has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Center City West, Avenue of the Arts South, Fitler Square, Graduate Hospital, Logan Square, Washington Square West and Point Breeze.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Rittenhouse Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Rittenhouse Square

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Rouge

Daily errands do not require a car in Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia.

Rittenhouse Square is the most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 99.

Find apartments in Philadelphia's most walkable neighborhoods: Rittenhouse Square, Avenue of the Arts South and Center City West.

Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 1500 Locust in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,656
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for ICON in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,445
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Pepper Building in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,742
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 222 Rittenhouse in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,510
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for SouthStar Lofts in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,725
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for 1922 Spruce Street in the Rittenhouse Square area
$4,100
4 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for 250 South 17th Street in the Rittenhouse Square area
$4,550
2 bed
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Rent Scene in the Rittenhouse Square area
from $1,395
1 bed
Walk Score 100

Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Rittenhouse Square to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Rittenhouse Square 99 100 94 8,524
2 Avenue of the Arts South 99 100 94 4,013
3 Center City West 99 100 96 6,411

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 466 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Rittenhouse Square.

People in Rittenhouse Square can walk to an average of 54 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pumpkin

Photo of Jet Wine Bar in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Jet Wine Bar

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thumbnail for Rittenhouse SquareRittenhouse Square is a gem in the heart of Philadelphia: a green, leafy oasis, bounded by Walnut Street, 18th and 20th Streets, Locust and Spruce.

Kevin Dauti
on Rittenhouse Square

Transit Score of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Rittenhouse Square is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Rittenhouse Square has world-class public transportation and about 4 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Rittenhouse Square on public transit.

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Rittenhouse Square has about 6 car shares from Zipcar.

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Bike Score of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

Rittenhouse Square is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Rittenhouse Square

= Lowest Crime

Rittenhouse Square has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Philadelphia average.

Rittenhouse Square Crime Rate

Compared to all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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Rittenhouse Square

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Lazaros Pizza House

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Mighty Writers

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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

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Art Alliance

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Gourmet To Go Vegetarian

thumbnail for RougeFor almost fifteen years, Rouge has epitomized fine dining on Rittenhouse Square. A commitment to impeccable service, quality food ingredients and a memorable dining experience keep our customers coming back. Rouge is the square’s original dining destination and remains a favorite among both locals as well as visitors for its ambiance and park-side setting. There are fewer places more enjoyable than Rouge to sit, eat, drink, relax and watch the city of Philadelphia go by.

Kevin Dauti
on Rouge

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Jet Wine Bar

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Pumpkin Cafe

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1705 Rodman St. Park

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Open Hearts Mural

thumbnail for Jet Wine BarEclectic wine selection at reasonable prices. Daily happy hour from 4-7 p.m.

Marcus Ferreira
on Jet Wine Bar

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Sawatdee

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The QUICK FIXX

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Miles Table 1620 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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South Street Sounds

thumbnail for Rex 1516Great southern inspired cuisine at reasonable prices. The bar features nice craft beers on tap (two of which are under $5) along with gourmet cocktails.

Marcus Ferreira
on Rex 1516

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