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Rittenhouse Square, 1828 Spruce St | Philadelphia
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  •  Air Conditioning
  •  Cat Friendly
  •  Doorman Building
  •  Fireplace
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Parking Available
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

User Rating

6.0
Average
3 Reviews

About this Location

Di Bruno Bros.
10 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby
PATCO (rail) - 7 min
17 (bus) - 1 min
Rittenhouse Square
2 min walk

Pricing 

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,750+
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
$2,395+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$2,400+
4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths
$3,700+
4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths
$3,995+
Schedule Appointment At
(215) 398-1073
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Garbage Disposal
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Fireplace
    •  Hardwood Floors
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat Friendly
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Overall rating 6.0/10, based on 3 renter reviews

8.7
Location
6.7
Amenities
5.0
Management
7.7
Value
8.3
Social
6.3
Safety
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Nice apt

Apt is nice, new appliances, high ceilings. Have had minor maintenance issues and a few mice, SRS is usually but not always responsive

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SERIOUS MOUSE PROBLEM

it won't go away. the exterminator has come more than 4 times and we once caught 5 mice in a week. we also found an old decaying mouse that had been caught before we moved in so this is a serious problem.

SRS is not great; would give them a 1 in terms of management companies.

Our (wharton) neighbor moved out because there was a weird smell and they had to bring an environmental report person to check it and they told them the situation was not good. SRS has still not given us the environmental report.

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Charming place

Love the uniqueness and charm of the apartment. There's stained glass in the bathroom, hardwood details throughout, two fireplaces... it's a perfect location, close to everything but on a quiet street - away from the business of the more commercial side of the park. It is a very good size, lots of room. The only (minor) drawback is the management company - not the most responsive.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 21 Recs

Cleavers
Spread Bagelry
Parc
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grocery 3 Recs

Trader Joe’s
MOM’s Organic Market
Di Bruno Bros.
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convenience 5 Recs

Walgreens
7-Eleven
CVS Pharmacy
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fitness 33 Recs

Body Cycle Spinning Studio
Philly Power Yoga
Focus Barre & Yoga
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parks 5 Recs

Rittenhouse Square Park
Schuylkill River Dog Run
Filter Square
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coffee 23 Recs

The Bakeshop on 20th
Capogiro Gelato
La Colombe Coffee
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About Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is located in Center City and is home to some of the city's best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The neighborhood has luxury high-rises with beautiful views of the the park and has quick access to popular transit.
Pricey
Amazing Charm
Extremely Safe
Central Location
Great Social Scene
Great Coffee Shops
Lots of Wharton Students
Median rents in Rittenhouse Square
Studio
$
1,500
1 Bedroom
$
1,900
2 Bedroom
$
2,550

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Parking Near 1828 Spruce Street

No parking is available at 1828 Spruce Street, but there is parking nearby.
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Rittenhouse Square Reviews

332 reviews
I love everything about living at 2116 chestnut, except for the rent. My apartment is new, updated, clean, floor to ceiling windows, large closets, has a doorman, and includes a great gym and amenity floor. It is a quick walk to work (~20 min from CHOP/Penn). The management is excellent, and fixes anything that breaks within a day. It is very quiet, I have never heard a peep from my neighbors or upstairs. My only gripe is the rent. My unit is a corner unit on a high floor with a balcony, so you could find a 1BR on a lower floor for a little bit cheaper.
Rittenhouse Sq is the hub of Wharton social activity, but consider where in the neighborhood you are - east side has more shops/restaurants but is farther from campus, grocery stores seem to be mostly NW of the square, SW is probably the quietest. South side (and anywhere away from the square) tends to be cheaper, quieter, more residential.
Safety: With the exception of Wendy's on Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse Sq (near City Hall) feels pretty safe (I used to live near Oakland, CA so gauge your level). In other words, I never feel unsafe walking back home at 2-3AM as there is always considerable foot traffic on Chestnut St.
Really lovely neighborhood. Everything you could want is a short walk away. The dog park by the river is great.

You can save money and have a similar experience by moving towards Spruce and Pine St.
Living in Rittenhouse Square you are right in the middle of everything. It's a 20-30 minute walk to Penn but also an easy bus ride on the 21/42 (two of the more reliable SEPTA lines). It can be a little noisy and crowded but it is also incredibly safe and one of the only parts of the city where I feel totally comfortable at any time of night. Likewise it is more commercial and just less "charming" than living in a neighborhood like Fitler Square.
We are a few blocks away from Rittenhouse Square itself, right across the street from City Hall. The only complaint is that the street noise can be very noisy even on the 15th floor. Otherwise it has been great to be so central in the city to everything and for my student, so close to the trolley station at City Hall that runs him right to campus in 10-15mins.
Rittenhouse is the premier location in the city of Philadelphia. Great restaurants, bars, shopping, and a beautiful park in the center of Philadelphia. It is an easy walk to the law school, and there are buses, taxis, and uber if you don't want to walk. It's nice to get away from campus at the end of the day to an exciting but not terribly noisy environment. Also a ton of law school students live in the area, and many of the bar review bars are around here.
Pros: There are many great places to eat / drink in Rittenhouse. I think the area is overall pretty safe.

Cons: 1) there are a lot of homeless people around the area. You can't leave your apartment without being asked for money several times. 2) there is no grocery store very close. Best options are Trader Joes and Whole Foods, but both are a decent walk.

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