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 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 […]
November 14, 2018
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It’s #SelfieTime at the Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in Philly

If you are a millennial or millennial-adjacent, you know full well the power of social media. It brings us together, it keeps us up to date on our loved ones’ lives, and it allows others to catch a glimpse of our own quotidian experience. One of the most beloved social media apps is Instagram, which allows users to share photos […]
September 26, 2018
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Love Where You Live: Our 3 Favorite Philly Condos

Condos are a huge part of Philadelphia life. As a big city, we don’t have that many standalone houses. What we lack in the privacy of single-family homes, we make up for with gorgeous condos. Here’s a few that we love best of all. 1706 Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood: Rittenhouse Square The lowdown: This tony residential building is mega-luxurious: 32 floors […]
September 25, 2018
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GET HYPE: The Laurel Breaks Ground!

You read it here first when the luxury condo tower The Laurel released promotional pictures of the tony high-rise. The building, which will rise on the last vacant parcel directly on Rittenhouse Square – and, many have opined, the most desirable. The Ritt is already known for being the most well-heeled neighborhood in Philly, but The Laurel will bring with […]
August 30, 2018
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Vegan Pizza Coming to Center City

Can I get a whoop-whoop from my fellow vegetarians and vegan friends? I wanna hear it, because there is a vegan pizza place coming to Rittenhouse Square and MY HEART IS JUST NOT READY, OMG. Anyone living the herbivore life knows that, when you cut out animal products, you eliminate a LOT of major food categories in one fell swoop. […]
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