|Duck Girl by Paul Manship at the Children's Fountain|
|David Rittenhouse by Charles Wilson Peale 1796 (National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC)|
|Benjamin Franklin enjoying the afternoon,|
Many people go to one of the nearby restaurants, pick up some food and drink, and then head to the square to eat and people watch.
The square has also been given some fun and playful statuary.
|Duck Girl by Paul Manship 1914|
|Evelyn Taylor Price Memorial Sundial by Beatrice Fenton 1947|
|Giant Frog by Cornelia Chapin 1941|
|Lion Crushing Serpent by Antione Louis Barye (original 1833) cast in 1891|
The neighborhood around Rittenhouse Square is mostly residential sitting between downtown Philadelphia and Schuylkill River. Its architecture includes residential buildings, churches and businesses.
|The Fell-van Renssellaer House|
|Curch of the Holy Trinity|
The Rittenhouse Square neighborhood is filled with stores and restaurants. You can spend most of a day wandering around, looking for bargains, eating lunch and hanging out in the park. Enjoy!