Rittenhouse Square Neighborhood
Home to Celebrated Restaurants, Museums and Historic Landmarks
Situated at the formal entrance to Rittenhouse Square, and home to the award-winning on-site restaurant, a.kitchen, AKA Rittenhouse Square is surrounded by exquisite Center City shopping, bustling cafes, and Philadelphia cultural landmarks such as the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Curtis School of Music.
Go Shopping on Walnut Street
A popular shopping thoroughfare in Philadelphia, Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square is home to several international brands and boutiques. From the Apple Store to Zara and everything between—Barbour, Club Monaco, Free People, Lush Cosmetics Michael Kors, and Urban Outfitters—all you could need and more is within steps of AKA Rittenhouse Square.
Visit the Philadelphia Art Alliance
Established in 1915, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is a center for contemporary craft and design. Housed in a historic building, the alliance presents new exhibits throughout the year, as well as artist talks, tours, gourmet tastings, workshops, and more.
Hear the Philadelphia Orchestra at Verizon Hall
Located in the prestigious Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the elegant, 2,500-seat auditorium is one of the world's best concert halls. The warm, rich design of Verizon Hall makes it the perfect setting for a night out in Rittenhouse Square, whether to hear classical music or pop.