Newly Listed: The Most Remarkable South Philly Interior We Have Ever Seen [UPDATED]

There are times when words are not needed, when the power of images suffice. Iconic photos by Dorothea Lange or Alfred Eisenstaedt required no commentary. Nor do the listings photos below, although the listings copy does start out with a relevant exhortation: “Step into Italy!”

Please note: Grandpa in his track suit on the sofa; black cat on billiard-print staring down Roman pedestal; Grandma just out of frame; scantily clad women in posters in basement bar; dolls!; is that Grandpa again?; so much more.

Have we stepped into Italy, as the listing stays? Indeed, we feel the Uffizi must be right around the corner.

1322 Tasker St., Philadelphia PA [Redfin]

UPDATE: It turns out this is a re-listing with new photos, and it was actually featured on Curbed Philly and Passyunk Post. [Ed. note: My not noticing the latter is forgivable, but not noticing the former, which I wrote, makes it appear I’m on drugs. I assure you I’m on nothing more than the doctor prescribes.]

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  • erosto


    • Liz Spikol

      Perhaps it comes furnished?

  • Steve O RE/MAX

    Wait until the Open House !!! There is more

    • Liz Spikol



    Are you sure you’re not on drugs? That’s unforgivable!

    • Liz Spikol

      Well, my thinking there was that a person can’t possibly read EVERYTHING, even on one of her favorite blogs in the world (i.e., But at the very least she might remember words that emerged from her own fingertips. I was wrong.

  • Cindy

    Who would pay that much since it needs to be gutted?

  • Alice Pells Santo

    Plastic cover on white sofa? Check!