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Living in Washington Square West Philadelphia

Washington Square West is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with 11,444 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Center City East, Avenue of the Arts South, Bella Vista - Southwark, Rittenhouse Square, Center City West, Logan Square and Graduate Hospital.

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Walk Score of Washington Square West, Philadelphia, PA

Washington Square West is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Hutchinson Street in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Hutchinson Street

Photo of Addison Street in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Addison Street

Daily errands do not require a car in Washington Square West Philadelphia.

Washington Square West is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Philadelphia with a Walk Score of 98.

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

Washington Square West Philadelphia Apartments for Rent

Washington Square West Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Washington Square West to other Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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2 Avenue of the Arts South 99 100 94 4,013
3 Center City West 99 100 96 6,411
4 Washington Square West 98 100 96 11,444
5 Center City East 97 97 92 14,635
6 Logan Square 96 100 93 5,137

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 469 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Washington Square West.

People in Washington Square West can walk to an average of 41 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Hutchinson StreetMany of Philadelphia's quaint alley streets are located in Washington Square West. This picture shows the intersection of Hutchinson and Latimer streets. #phillyalleys #alley

Krista Guerrieri
on Hutchinson Street

Transit Score of Washington Square West, Philadelphia, PA

Washington Square West is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Washington Square West has world-class public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Washington Square West

Washington Square West has about 4 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Washington Square West, Philadelphia, PA

Washington Square West is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Washington Square West

= Lowest Crime

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

Washington Square West Crime Rate

Compared to all Philadelphia neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Washington Square West Philadelphia?

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Photo of Locust Street (500 block) in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Locust Street (500 block)

Photo of South Street Garden in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

South Street Garden

Photo of South Warnock Street in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

South Warnock Street

Photo of Harry's Occult Shop Inc in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Harry's Occult Shop Inc

Photo of Seger Playground in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Seger Playground

Photo of Philadelphia's Magic Gardens in Washington Square West, Philadelphia

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

thumbnail for Addison StreetTake a closer look; it's not just a back alley! Many homes front on cobblestoned Addison Street just north of Lombard in Center City Philadelphia. #phillyalleys #alley

Krista Guerrieri
on Addison Street

thumbnail for Locust Street (500 block)The 500 block of Locust Street is less like a street than a wide, well-maintained sidewalk with meticulously planted street trees, making it highly walkable. #phillyalleys #alley

Krista Guerrieri
on Locust Street (500 block)

thumbnail for South Street GardenThis is a community garden on South Street that residents in the community can apply for to have their own little plot to grow veggies, fruits, herbs & flowers.

Beka Keera Ragnetti
on South Street Garden

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