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Hard Hat Tour: Jack & Jill

“When are you going to clean up the outside?” That’s what some East Kensington residents asked Red Oak Development principal Anthony Giacobbe about 2401 Emerald […]

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Hard Hat Tour: 1213 Walnut

Philadelphia’s newest hotel is in its home stretch, sprinting towards an August opening. Wait, did I say “hotel”? Forgive me, for I had a momentary lapse […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A Modern Jewel in Bryn Athyn for $2.9M

Our first reaction on seeing this listing in the course of searching for homes with great porches for next month’s print issue was, “Wow!” Our […]

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How A Piece of the Mediterranean Landed in South Kensington

Painter Jeannie DeCarlo, says broker Stephanie Somers, is “a tough lady. It’s hard to get her to laugh. But when she does, you know you’ve […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: The Ultimate Sanctuary in Malvern for $2.75M

“What we call the beginning is often the end And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start […]

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Vincent Kling House Restoration Wins Conservation Award

Docomomo US, the American branch of the worldwide organization devoted to the “documentation and conservation of the buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement,” […]

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8 Projects Win Willard Rouse Awards

Judging from the major elements contained in this year’s honorees at the Urban Land Institute Philadelphia’s fourth annual Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence, […]

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1911 Walnut to Be Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income Project

Southern Land Company appeared before the City Planning Commission today with a revised version of its proposed apartment tower on the last piece of open […]

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Room of the Week: A Punch of Personality You’re Going to Love

Black is always the new black, or so we thought. Earth-tone enthusiasts, we were shocked to fall head-over-heels for these fresh and funky finishes. Goodbye black; […]

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Just Listed: A Standout Home in East Kensington for $585K

Red Oak Development, the people who built the Parish House not far from this place in East Kensington, pride themselves on being a notch or […]

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House

Architect Laura Blau’s firm, BluPath, specializes in coming up with sustainable solutions to all sorts of design and construction problems. She was an early adopter […]

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First-Time Find: Design for Living in Old Richmond for $325K

The buzz these days is that Fishtown may be over — that is, it’s no longer a neighborhood where you can snap up a housing […]

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Hard Hat Tour: The Adams

Post Brothers’ Presidential City Rejuvenation Derby has entered the home stretch. When it’s finished, the iconic four-building apartment complex erected in 1951-53 by prolific Philadelphia builder […]

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43 New Townhouses Coming to Northern Liberties

This landed in the Property inbox a few days ago: an announcement from PRDC Properties that it would soon begin work on a 43-unit townhouse […]

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Resort-Style Living for the Active Senior Set Comes to King of Prussia

Club Med it ain’t, but Canvas Valley Forge comes awfully damn close — the only thing missing is the beach. The new 55-plus residential community […]