Washington Square West is a neighborhood located in Center City or downtown Philadelphia. The neighborhood roughly stretches from 7th and Broad Streets, between South and Chestnut Streets, and borders on Market East to the northwest, Independence Mall tourist area to the northeast, Bella Vista to the south, Old City and Society Hill to the east, Hawthorne to the southwest, and Rittenhouse Square and mid-town Philadelphia over to the west.
The nation’s oldest hospital – Pennsylvania Hospital – in addition to Philadelphia’s Antique Row both reside within the Washington Square West neighborhood.
The real estate in the area is a blend of commercial, service industries, and residential which is generally characterized by rows of two, three, and four-story houses which are interspersed by condominiums and mid-rise apartment blocks.
Getting Around Washington Square West
Walking and cycling in Washington Square West are very popular pastimes and the neighborhood truly lends itself to these pursuits. Parking can be something of a problem due to the limited number of parking slots available. Public transportation in the area which includes trains, electric trolleys, buses, and subways services, all provided by The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), is copious.
What to See and do in the Neighborhood
If you’re a bit of a ghost fanatic then joining the Night Ghost Tour by Spirits of ’76 Philly is likely a suitable endeavor. The tour traverses through a variety of neighborhoods, including Washington Square West. There are over twenty stopping points along the way, however, this tour is certainly not for the faint-of-heart!
Washington Square Park offers its residents and visitors alike plenty to keep them active.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a popular destination. The Tomb represents the only memorial in the area which is dedicated to the memory of Revolutionary Soldiers. In 1954 the site witnessed the erection of a memorial honoring both General George Washington and an Unknown Soldier. The park is also home to Philadelphia’s only Moon Tree. A seed carried by Astronaut Stuart Roosa on Apollo XIV was planted on May 6th
Antique Row on Pine Street (between 9th and 11th Streets) is the place to go to if you enjoy hunting through vintage clothing stores, take pleasure from artwork made by local artists, and to find all sorts of collectibles and one-of-a-kind items.
Washington Square West’s Top Restaurants
Among the top rated restaurants in the Washington Square West neighborhood are the following:
Morimoto – 723 Chestnut St –You will find Japanese creations emerge from an Iron Chef. Featured by Zagat best Japanese restaurants in Philadelphia. It open Sunday to Thursday 5pm – 10pm, Friday and Saturday 5pm to midnight
Mixto at 1141 Pine Street caters to those who have a preference for Spanish, Cuban, and Latin American style of food. They are open from 9am to 12.30am seven days each week.
Mercato at 1216 Spruce Street serves up pub-style food, Italian, and modern American. The doors open from 5pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 10.30pm Friday and Saturday, and 5pm to 9.30pm on Sundays.
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