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Borie Estate Makes Rare Appearance on Market

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Photo: Drew Callaghan

To say it’s rare to see the Borie Estate for sale is a tremendous understatement. This offering marks only the fourth time the manse has been listed in 200 years. Originally home to Charles Louie Borie (a chief architect for the Philadelphia Museum of Art), the estate is fit for a regal art collection. The [...]

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Bobby Rydell and Bruce Toll Put Houses on the Market Simultaneously, Of Course

Who owns this kitchen? Bruce Toll? Or Bobby Rydell?

Who owns this kitchen? Bruce Toll? Or Bobby Rydell?

It’s as if they’ve lived parallel lives, Robert Ridarelli and Bruce Toll. They both founded empires based on their names (Bobby Rydell; Toll Brothers) in the 1960s. Rydell was a teen idol with hits like “Volare” and “Wild One.” Toll Brothers was a real estate idol with hits like America’s Best Builder and National Builder of the Year. Bobby Rydell starred in a film. Toll Brothers starred in a film. They both called the Philadelphia area home. A lifetime of synergies.

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