- best place in the city to see the wealthiest and the poorest divided only by wooden bench dividers.
- Find the tree wearing a sweater
- Give a shine to the head, horns, and spine of Albert Laessles Billy, a two-foot-high bronze billy goat in a small plaza halfway down the southwest walk.
- Take pictures of strange people.
- All sorts of people, go up and introduce yourself!
- The area is a fun place to walk around, window shop, stop for coffee or just sit in the park on a bench and read. - Nikki
- Wonderful park.
- Great park to people watch and relax.
- Sometimes you can see hipsters playing the actual game of foursquare!
- One of the five original open-space parks in the city. Grab a bench and people-watch in this bustling square, then head to one of the surrounding sidewalk cafes for lunch.
- One of five original open-space parks planned by William Penn, this one is named after 18th-Century astronomer David Rittenhouse. It's now one of the most expensive areas to live in the city.
- Head over to Federal Donuts and grab a few sweet snacks while you picnic in the park.
- pet the goat
- Walnut Street near Rittenhouse Square is a Philly Fashionista's stomping ground. Take a stroll through the park and hit your favorite boutiques and restaurants along the way.
- A great place to propose.
- Did you know 18th St and Walnut was where Billy Ray played by Eddie Murphy was seen legless in the opening scene of Trading Places?
- Wonderful park and Nice scenery. One of the best things about Center City.
- The tree no longer has a sweater
- The best people watching in the city. This place always feels so welcoming and cozy, filled with all kinds of people. Bring a book, some food, or just yourself. You can always find a seat.
- Talk to a wealthy old man long enough and he could give you money and/or show you his sex toy collection!