Neighborhood Spotlight: West Rittenhouse

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Spotlight on West Rittenhouse, home of the Riverwalk luxury apartments

There are many neighborhoods to choose from when moving to Philadelphia, but none can compare with the vibrant, convenient, and luxury apartments in West Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. Just beyond Rittenhouse Square, the West Rittenhouse neighborhood is home to some of the most luxurious apartments the city has to offer, all while living within steps of arts, culture, and the gorgeous views at the Schuylkill riverwalk. The newly constructed Riverwalk apartment buildings are the crown jewel of this locale, with 50,000 square feet of on-site amenities, world-class resident services, and more. Riverwalk is the perfect home for young professionals and graduate students looking to make West Rittenhouse their home.

The streets of West Rittenhouse are lined with luxury high-rise apartments, bucket list-worthy fine dining, and high-end retail shopping – all within a short walk of the tree-lined park that anchors it all. With the plethora of alfresco dining, cafes, theaters and art galleries, West Rittenhouse buzzes with activity all year long, making the neighborhood the most desirable spot in Philadelphia for a reason. Who wouldn’t want a luxury apartment surrounded by the best Philadelphia has to offer?

West Rittenhouse: An Urban Oasis

West Rittenhouse has long been one of the most sought-after residential areas in the city, highly due to the luxury high-rise apartments that are convenient to so much while softened and surrounded by the pretty, park-like setting it offers. Stroll out your front door and straight through tree-lined parks with well-manicured floral, green grasses, ornate fountains, and relaxing benches, a true oasis right outside your window. Fitler Square Park has been a community gathering place in West Rittenhouse for more than a century. The small, half-acre park located near the Schuylkill River hosts a variety of seasonal events and offers a relaxing urban retreat right in the backyard of your luxury apartment.

Shopping in West Rittenhouse

In West Rittenhouse, some of the city’s best shopping is right outside the front door of your luxury apartment. Walk along Walnut and Chestnut Streets for the best clothes the city has to offer. Walnut Street is the main shopping thoroughfare, and it hosts all of your shopping spree staples: Boyd’s Philadelphia, Lululemon, Lush, Urban Outfitters, and Anthropologie, which were both started in Philadelphia, and so much more. No need to worry about parking or transit; all of these luxurious shops are within walking distance of your West Rittenhouse apartment.


Dining in West Rittenhouse

Rittenhouse Square is Philadelphia’s most beloved restaurant neighborhood, so you’re sure to find something to suit every craving – all within walking distance of your luxury high-rise apartment. For date nights or any special occasion in your life, Friday Saturday Sunday is known for its shifting, seasonal menu. It’s a transitioned row house with a dark, inviting bar on the first floor serving award-winning cocktails and dining tables on the second floor. This West Rittenhouse staple offers an intimate, cozy feel, perfect for diving head-first into the delicious specials are available that day. Cheers!

If you’re looking for one of the outdoor seating options that overlook Rittenhouse Square, stroll to Parc to enjoy the traditional French menu and unmatched park views. Boasting great food and phenomenal service, this charming French eatery offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Beloved by residents of the neighboring luxury apartments, Parc is on the local faves list for any meal of the day.

Thinking of eating in and entertaining company in your Philadelphia luxury apartment? An exhilarating selection of baked goods, meats, poultry, seafood, produce, flowers, and ethnic foods are peppered throughout the infamous Reading Terminal Market. If you’re lucky enough to live at the Riverwalk apartments, you’ll have a variety of on-site dining options to choose from, as well as a Giant Foods grocery store!

Pet-friendly activities in your neighborhood

Looking for some outdoor exercise with your furry friend? Head to the Schuylkill River Trail and walk, run, or bike past the Art Museum and Boathouse Row. The trail is the cornerstone of exercising for so many in West Rittenhouse, with residents of the neighboring luxury apartments heavily relying on the spot as a safe place to ride bikes and walk their dogs. The trail has many convenient trailheads with several split-offs to allow you to explore different places in West Rittenhouse as well.

Long-considered one of the most luxurious neighborhoods in the city, Rittenhouse Square isn’t just an enviable address. It’s a lifestyle.