Rittenhouse Square

One of the most prestigious areas of the city, Rittenhouse Square offers not only some of the best real estate in Philadelphia, but also a number of fabulous restaurants and shops. If it has to do with Rittenhouse Square, then we’re covering it here.

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July 16, 2019
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Philly Neighborhood Stereotypes – Okay, They Are Pretty True

Stereotypes are often derided, but there’s a saying about them that holds water… stereotypes are usually at least a little bit true. The same goes for Philadelphia neighborhoods. The City of Brotherly Love may be big, but it often doesn’t feel that way, thanks to the fact that each of the many neighborhoods within is its own microcosm and ‘hood […]
July 15, 2019
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Moving to Philadelphia: What You Need to Know

So, you’re about to become the newest resident of the City of Brotherly Love. Yay! We’re happy to have you. Philadelphia is a big East Coast city, and it comes rife with its own history, traditions, and atmosphere. I find that it’s best to steep yourself in the vibes of a new home before you move, so you aren’t left […]
July 9, 2019
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Right Here, Right Now: The Coolest Neighborhoods in Philadelphia

Let’s talk real here: hipsters dig Philadelphia. We’ve got the perfect combination of history, inclusiveness, pluck, and attitude to welcome anyone who fancies themselves a trendsetter, influencer, or whatever else the cool kids are labeling themselves these days. Future residents of the City of Brotherly Love all have different priorities. There are those who want family-friendly digs with great schools, […]
July 3, 2019
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Freight Company Ready to Open Office in Center City

An international freight forwarder and logistics platform, Flexport, is coming to a former coworking space in Rittenhouse Square. The new office will be Flexport’s fifteenth global location, and is intended to serve the company’s mid-Atlantic customers. According to the company, there is a growing demand for freight services in this region. The new office will be located at 1430 Walnut […]
July 2, 2019
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The Best Private Elementary Schools in Philadelphia

As a parent, we have a whole different set of criteria for a new home purchase than singles and DINKs. We have to wonder about things like the amount of bedrooms – are any of the kids going to have to share? – the square footage, allowing plenty of room for toys, devices, homework nooks, and bookshelves; whether there are […]
July 1, 2019
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Law Firm Sets Sights on Fitler Square Development

One of Philadelphia’s largest law firms is on the verge of hopscotching down Market Street for an immense new home when its current Center City lease expires in 2021. Morgan Lewis & Bockius says that it will not renew its lease at Six Penn Center at 1701 Market Street, which is set to end in 2021. Instead, the firm is […]
June 26, 2019
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How Did Downtown Philly Become “Center City?”

Every big city has a downtown, but Philadelphia’s is called Center City. That’s pretty unique, you have to admit. How did the name “Center City” come about, and when did it really take hold? The story is an interesting one, as it turns out. Back when William Penn laid the plans for the city of Philadelphia, in 1682, the “city” […]
June 10, 2019
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Cheers to the Return of Center City Sips!

A beloved Philadelphia summertime tradition is back again! (And no, I don’t mean dumpster pools.) Starting this past Wednesday, June 5th, and continuing through the whole sun-kissed extent of the season, Center City Sips will take to the streets of downtown every hump day between 5 and 7 in the evening, jazzing you up for the coming weekend and giving […]
December 11, 2018
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The Most Opulent Luxury Pools in Philadelphia

For a big city in the Northeast, Philadelphia has some pretty epic pools. The key thing, obviously, is that almost all of them are indoors, or at least heated year-round. In my home state of Florida, every homeowner dreams of a sparkling pool in the backyard. Philadelphia property owners are a bit different: they own posh condos that come with […]
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