In Washington Square, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Debs Jewelers & Gemologists and Phila International Records. Apartments for rent in Washington Square are bordered by Graduate Hospital and Center City.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Washington Square has restaurants and bars, including Franklin Inn Club, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Run up a tab at some of the local bars, including spots like Woody's Bar & Restaurant and Westbury Bar & Restaurant. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wendy's and Au Bon Pain are both around the proverbial corner.
With Fusion Heart-Muscle-Mind and Club Body Ctr Ii located in the heart of the neighborhood, Washington Square makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. Forrest Theatre's events will have Broadway beat. Stop by the venue for popular performances and local listings.
For a more extensive list of places in Washington Square to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Washington Square is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Citi Market Place and Vip Food & Produce. These stores are located on Walnut St. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Philly Cupcake on Chestnut St., or continue on to Potitos Italian American, which is located on Walnut St. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Wawa Food Market and Whole Foods Market.
The Washington Square area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Tsop Souvenir Shop and Crystal Cage, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Emmerson Art is on S 12th St.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Washington Square's cost of living is about 24% lower than in nearby Graduate Hospital. On average a household in Washington Square spends $45.4K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Graduate Hospital, which come to around $59.7K/year.
The neighborhoods of Washington Square and Graduate Hospital are similar in terms of household size. In Washington Square, the average household size is 1.46 inhabitants, and in Graduate Hospital it is 1.94 inhabitants.
More than half of Washington Square residents have a master's degree.