Grand Historic Rittenhouse Square Mansion, this 1870's magnificent home has many preserved historic, original details. Abundance of dramatic leaded, stained glass windows, beautiful meticulously refinished original hardwood floors throughout, mahogany ornamental woodwork and moldings. Grand 3-story mahogany staircase topped with a skylight, large arched windows along the historic facade, with original shutters. Soaring high ceilings throughout. Main floor entrance vestibule leads into the foyer with an antique restored lovely Longwy chandelier and an oversized mahogany mirror, step into the stately grand living room with 13' ceilings and a marble FP, the dining room is a showcase in elegance with many leaded windows and a glazed ornamental FP, the chef's kitchen has granite counter tops, Sub-zero, Miele and Thermador appliances. Second floor, Master Bedroom with a large dressing area, with many large closets, Master Bath with sunken whirlpool tub, period tile, huge walk in shower stall. The formal Library has a lovely period FP, leaded glass windows, a large dry bar and 2 sets of floor to ceiling built in shelves. Third floor, has 3 large bedrooms, a small kitchenette and a full bathroom. The fourth floor has 2 large bedrooms, the street facing bedroom has a wall of built in shelves and cabinets and the other bedroom has a magnificent skyline view and a full bathroom. The lower level has a full bath, laundry area and large room which can be a Home Theater room or extended living space, access to the rear garden. Renewable indoor parking nearby. This home resides on a premier Rittenhouse Square block with a bike lane maintaining traffic, a short walk to the Square, Schuylkill river park & Fitler Square. The best of Center City's cafes, restaurants and shopping all within a walking distance. Many well known daycares and convenient access to some of the premier schools and colleges in the City.