Rittenhouse Square

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Live in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square is one of the five original open-space parks planned by William Penn and his surveyor Thomas Holme during the late 17th century in central Philadelphia. The park is widely considered one of the finest urban public spaces in the United States.

The square cuts off 19th Street at Walnut Street and also at a half block above Manning Street. Its boundaries are 18th Street to the East, Walnut St. to the north, Rittenhouse Square West (a north-south boundary street), and Rittenhouse Square South (an east-west boundary street), making the park approximately two short blocks on each side.

Originally called Southwest Square, Rittenhouse Square was renamed in 1825 after David Rittenhouse, a descendant of the first paper-maker in Philadelphia, the German immigrant William Rittenhouse. William Rittenhouse’s original paper-mill site is known as Rittenhouse town, located in the rural setting of Fairmount Park along Paper Mill Run. David Rittenhouse was a clockmaker and friend of the American Revolution, as well as a noted astronomer; a lunar crater is named after him.

Properties listed in Rittenhouse Square

1720 Lombard st – 104

$ 2,285 /month
Large 2BR in prime location with all utilities included. FREE MONTH RENT! Fantastic bi-level 2BR/2BA unit in prime [more]
Large 2BR in prime location with all utilities included. FREE MONTH RENT! Fantastic bi-level 2BR/2BA unit in prime [more]

1903 Spruce St.

$ 1,990 /month
Stunning Bi-Level One Bedroom Apartment- Available Now Stunning Bi-Level one bedroom condo with 1.5 baths. This uni [more]
Stunning Bi-Level One Bedroom Apartment- Available Now Stunning Bi-Level one bedroom condo with 1.5 baths. This uni [more]
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201 South 18th Street – 1BR

$ 2,170 /month
Fantastic 1BR unit with everything you need in Riitenhouse square. While our spacious apartments may sweep you off [more]
Fantastic 1BR unit with everything you need in Riitenhouse square. While our spacious apartments may sweep you off [more]

201 South 18th Street – Studio

$ 1,775 /month
Fantastic studio Unit right on Rittenhouse square. While our spacious apartments may sweep you off your feet, our R [more]
Fantastic studio Unit right on Rittenhouse square. While our spacious apartments may sweep you off your feet, our R [more]

2220 Walnut Street

$ 1,355 /month
Fantastic location, lovely views, beautiful 1BR units available NOW. One Bedroom Features – New kitchen appli [more]
Fantastic location, lovely views, beautiful 1BR units available NOW. One Bedroom Features – New kitchen appli [more]

319 South Chadwick Street

$ 1,990 /month
Entire Home for RENT! Bi-Level 1BD+Den house. Private Patio. Spacious Bi-Level 1Bd+Den house on historic cobbleston [more]
Entire Home for RENT! Bi-Level 1BD+Den house. Private Patio. Spacious Bi-Level 1Bd+Den house on historic cobbleston [more]

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