• National Register of Historic Places: Rittenhouse Historic District

  • Vicinity: Chestnut St, S Broad St, South St and Schuylkill River
  • Type: Urban District
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

Rittenhouse is a district in central Philadelphia focused around Rittenhouse Square between Chestnut Street, S Broad Street, South Street and the Schuylkill River. Rittenhouse Historic District is an urban locale of Victorian architecture within Rittenhouse roughly bounded by Waverly Street, 15th Street, Sanson Street, 23rd Street and 25th Street, but also spills over up to Ludlow Street in the Center City West neighborhood. - AsNotedIn

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Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
Locust Street District
  • Sight
Harding Davis Townhouse
  • Sight
230 S 21st St S of Walnut
Drexel and Company Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
135 - 143 S 15th St
St Mark's Episcopal Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • US NHL
1607--27 Locust St
The Warwick
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1701 Locust St
John Wanamaker House
  • Sight
2032 Walnut St
Alexander Van Rensselaer Residence
  • Sight
1801 1801 Walnut St S 18th St
Curtis Institute of Music
  • Sight
  • PRHP
112 Locust St S 18th St
Rittenhouse Square
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Rittenhouse Sq 18th St
1900 Rittenhouse Square Apartments
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1900 S Rittenhouse Sq
Equitable Trust Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1405 Locust St
Church of the Holy Trinity
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1904 Walnut St 19th St, facing Rittenhouse Sq
Harry K Thaw Residence
  • Sight
1710 Spruce St S 17th St
Stotesbury Mansion
  • Sight
1923 Walnut St S 20th St
Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts
  • Sight
251 S 18th St Rittenhouse Sq

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Particulars for Rittenhouse:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Business
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Historic Use Park
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Locale Type Urban District

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 83002277
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (more than 2 styles from different periods), Late victorian
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Landscape, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Single dwelling, Park, Business
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Single dwelling Park Business

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