Wednesday, October 09, 2013


The annual Center City Residents Association's House Tour is Sunday, 10/20, 1 -5 pm. This year’s tour features Rittenhouse Square’s McIlhenny Mansion, the former center of Philadelphia’s social activity, drawing guests from artists and royalty to Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. The Mansion, vacant for nearly 30 years, is scheduled for a two-year redesign and renovation. In addition to the Mansion see 12 other different homes (and several gardens) in the historic yet vitally vibrant Rittenhouse Square/Fitler Square neighborhood. The ticket price includes a 15% Tour day discount on food for dinner at six participating neighborhood restaurants. Tickets ($25 before October 18, $30 day of Tour) may be purchased online at, by calling 215.546.6719, or on Tour Day at either 22nd & Spruce (Trinity Church) or 18th & Spruce (Beth Zion, Beth Israel Synagogue).


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