Category: Trinity Tuesday

Trinity Tuesday: Four-Floor Home in Prettiest Warren of Center City Streets

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Though tourists generally hit Elfreth’s Alley to get a look at what residential life was like in Philadelphia in ye olden days, those in the know navigate the lovely interlocking streets behind a more contemporary Philly landmark: Dirty Frank’s. From Quince Street to Camac, from Iseminger to Fawn, from Cypress to Panama, the narrow cobblestone alleys are home to residences like this one, a two-bedroom, 1,000-square-foot trinity-style house with pine floors and a little garden on a small lot.

Along with original details that suggest the house’s historical origins, a new furnace was installed in 2003, there’s a full-sized washer and dryer, a new roof was installed in March of this year (and has a 10-year warranty), and the house’s front was recently repointed.

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Trinity Tuesday: Exposed Brick Jewel Box in Bella Vista

trinity tuesday logo This week’s trinity is on tiny, little Kater Street, bounded on one end by Schell Street, which serves as a kind of dead end, and on the other by Eighth between South and Bainbridge. It couldn’t get much quieter, a lovely retreat from the hustle and bustle nearby. The three-story home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, and is a cozy 654 square feet.

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