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Mouthwatering Keewaydin Just Got Its Price Knocked Down!

As if it weren’t enough that it’s Friday (and no icy flakes in sight!), one of our most popular Jaw Dropper of the Week picks just […]

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Live, Work, and Play in This Mixed-Use Home in Chestnut Hill

Aspiring and long-time business owners with a desire to run their biz from bed (ehm, not literally, of course), get your checkbook ready: a bi-level apartment […]

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For Sale: Attractive East Falls French Tudor with Turret Entrance

Less than five minutes from Grace Kelly’s childhood home stands this French Normandy stone beauty.  Built sometime in the 1920s, the home has seen updates […]

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Architype: Off the Grid in Mount Airy

About six months ago, after 11 years in West Philadelphia, I decided to move. I’d been part of a wave of young white professionals who […]

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$1.1 Million State Grant to Aid Northwest Philly’s Wayfinding Project

Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill and other neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia are about to see a massive makeover thanks to Mt. Airy USA, a community development group […]

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On the Market: Lovely Arts & Crafts Residence in Mt. Airy

It should come as no surprise that we’ve featured an Arts & Crafts house more than once on Property since hallmarks of the movement include exposed beams, built-in bookcases, […]

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Jaw-Dropper of the Week: Mermaid Lane Residence with Gothic Dining Hall

As the story goes, in 1889, financier Edward W. Clark Jr. commissioned George T. Pearson–an architect noted for his “eclectic Victorian taste“–to design him a home. The […]

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Greener Home for Wissahickon Charter

The Wissahickon Charter School in the northwest part of the city says its mission is “to provide a community of learning with an environmental focus that […]

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The First Known Ransom Note Was Written in Philly

Yesterday, it was squirrels. Now, ransom notes. One day last March, a Philadelphia school librarian called Bridget Flynn, found one such note in her basement. […]

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The Sherlock Holmes of Raccoon Infestations Wins a Battle Against Nature!

You may remember that I was inadvertently running a wildlife park in my Germantown home earlier this year. At the time, I was still holding out hope […]

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Six-Thousand Square Feet of Footwear Comes to Roxborough Next Week

Paging Sarah Jessica Parker, Imelda Marcos and Beth Shak: The chain Famous Footwear opens its 40th Philadelphia-area store in the Androrra Shopping Center (8500 Henry […]

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House of the Day: 4BR Home With Ridiculously Exquisite Period Details for Less Than $350,000

We expect this single-family brick Victorian in West Germantown to get snapped up quickly. It’s got off-street parking, an enormous back yard, and a ton […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Fireplace Nook With Pew-Like Benches

This six-bedroom stone Arts and Crafts home has much to recommend it, but we can think of little more satisfying on a cold, winter day […]