Fitler Square is a peaceful, luxurious neighborhood with all of the food, fun, attractions and amenities that the city has to offer. Located in Center City, it still maintains a quiet and comfortable atmosphere that nearly feels detached from the hustle-and-bustle of city life. With Fitler Square Park as its magnificent centerpiece, this area emanates beauty in its stunning homes and green spaces.
The neighborhood offers a quiet residential appeal. Residents often lovingly refer to the area as an "urban village" because of the neighborly social scene and communal feel. Fitler Square is full of personality with quirky statues, picturesque fountains and art installations situated throughout picturesque streets. The neighborhood frequently hosts fairs, farmers markets and community events that promote engagement and contribute to the area's appeal. The nearby Schuylkill River Park offers a gorgeous setting for relaxation, exercise and play. Fitler Square is Philadelphia’s best kept secret in luxury living because of its peaceful atmosphere, serving as a quiet retreat in the heart of the city.Read More ▾
The neighborhood offers a quiet residential appeal. Residents often lovingly refer to the area as an “urban village” because of the neighborly social scene and communal feel. Fitler Square is full of personality with quirky statues, picturesque fountains and art installations situated throughout picturesque streets.
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Fitler Square is the name given over to the neighborhood that surrounds the park of the same name in Philadelphia. The area has a number of lovingly tended green spaces. Included in the real estate of this district are tree lined streets filled with luxury homes. Inhabitants also include many students who appreciate how living here puts them in close proximity to educational facilities and downtown. There are also numerous shops, restaurants, and retail outlets.
Fitler Square is bounded on the east side by 23rd Street. On the west side, the boundary is 24th Street. The northern edge is Panama Street. The southern edge is Pine Street. The zone lies southwest of downtown Philadelphia. It is named after Edwin Henry Fitler who was mayor of Philadelphia in the late 19th Century.
The surrounding neighborhood has more extensive boundaries. It edges eastward to 21st St. The western border is the Schuykill River. Locust Street is the western boundary. South Street is the southern boundary. The Rittenhouse Square district is to the east. University City is to the west. This gives residents here easy access to Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania. Center City lies to the south. The region is sometimes called Rit Fit after the two squares which are close by and provide pretty lawn areas and places for children to play and for people to meet.
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