Washington Square

39.9448° N, 75.1589° W

Welcome to Washington Square

Hip and lively neighborhood with top eateries, nightlife, and city attractions
Washington Square is a trendy and vibrant neighborhood in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia. It’s conveniently situated between Rittenhouse Square, Center City, Society Hill, and Hawthorne, where residents have access to every amenity within a one-mile radius. Professionals can take advantage of walking to work or hopping onto the SEPTA for a quick commute. Washington Square is also home to Pennyslvania Hospital—the nation’s first hospital and the best healthcate provide in the state—as well as Jefferson Hospital. Manty doctors, nurses, and other healthcare profesisonals live in this community because of its close proximity to top-rated hospitals. 
This friendly and laid-back community has stellar restaurants, bars, and shops all within walking distance of your front door. Locals can take strolls down tree-lined streets with red brick homes or grab a coffee to enjoy in Washington Square Park. Philadelphia’s most famous monuments can be found a short distance away with sights such as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Betsy Ross House. The annual Center City District Restaurant Week is a highly-anticipated week to explore culinary delights at several fantastic restaurants in Center City.
Washington Square is a fun neighborhood with great energy that locals find appealing, along with its proximity to the best restaurants and bars in the city. Residents value walking to work, parks, and shopping, which adds to the convenient lifestyle here.
There’s no shortage of spectacular dining options in Washington Squarefrom—from casual to fine dining, many of these restaurants feature award-winning chefs. Talula’s Garden is a chic, upscale eatery serving seasonal American fare with charming décor right across the street from Washington Square Park. A unique hotspot, Double Knot is a hip coffee shop that happens to serve delicious sushi and Pan-Asian cuisine. El Vez adds a modern twist to traditional Mexican fare in a very eclectic and colorful setting.
Little Nonna’s is a must for delectable pasta and seafood dishes that taste like your Italian grandma’s cooking elevated to perfection. Whether for lunch or dinner, enjoy tasty sushi and Japanese small plates with a trendy and elegant vibe at Bleu Sushi. Don’t forget to try their delicious ice cream or take it to go! If you’re craving the best of Latin cuisine, Mixto won’t disappoint with their mouthwatering dishes infused with flavors from Cuba, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Residents have so many lovely boutiques to peruse all within walking distance of Washington Square. Top streets for shopping are Antique Row on Pine Street and Jewelers Row, which has a few hundred jewel merchants. For additional high-end retail, The Shops at Liberty Place and the Market Street Shopping District will have more than enough choices.
With Washington Square in the center of Downtown Philadelphia, residents are close to a number of attractions, nightlife, and historic buildings. In a few blocks, explore the iconic Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, and much more to learn about the city’s rich history. Art and history lovers will enjoy strolling through the Museum of the American Revolution, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Franklin Institute. In the Fashion District, wander Wonderspaces’ exciting and amazing interactive art installations. The art installations routinely change, so you’ll be continuously surprised during each visit.
Walnut Street Theatre is the oldest theatre in town and is a wonderful place to attend plays and musicals. City Winery not only has a great selection of wines but a restaurant and live entertainment. Attend a show with one of your favorite comedians or musicians in an ambiance of elegance.

Washington Square has exemplary schools served by the School District of Philadelphia

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