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More Community-Building in Brewerytown, Starting at $425K

Last week, we showcased the one-home-at-a-time approach to transforming a rundown block with our Hard Hat Tour of 1423 N. Myrtlewood St. in Brewerytown. This week, […]

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DIY Network Hopes You’ll Flip Over Its Newest Show

Looking to add a little flair to your tired rowhome? You might want to engage the services of Rachel Street, owner of Hestia Construction LLC. […]

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500 Walnut: Can You Top This?

Is Tom Scannapieco a revolutionary? “Thomas Jefferson” apparently thinks so, for today’s lunchtime ceremony marking the formal topping-off of Scannapieco Development Corporation’s latest luxury condo […]

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New Senior Tower Owner to Residents: “Get Out (More)!”

The building that opened 50 years ago as the Sidney Hillman Apartments at 22nd and Ludlow streets has a new name, a new owner and […]

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Hard Hat Tour: The Parish House

“God is in the details.” —Ludwig Mies van der Rohe God, then, continues to make his presence felt throughout the building that began life in 1912 […]

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Two Promising Designers Take Top Honors in Philadelphia Furniture Competition

For Julia Michalski and Justin Seow, things are about to get really exciting. The two up-and-coming furniture designers just made Philadelphia Furniture Show history by tying […]

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Developers Duel for Right to Build on Chinatown Block

Two of Philly’s local development heavyweights, Pennrose Properties and Parkway Corporation, are duking it out for the right to develop a parcel of land the […]

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Another Townhouse Project “Shovel Ready” on the Waterfront

Shovel Ready Projects is living up to its name once again with another turnkey project it’s offering on the Delaware waterfront. This one’s a 19-unit […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Lokal

The PHLCVB, of course, wants you to Visit Philadelphia®. The owners of Lokal, a new boutique hotel opening next month on North 3rd Street in […]

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An Instant House for $10K: Just Print It and Go

From Moscow comes a novel solution to the affordable-housing problem: A tiny home that took just 24 hours to build from start to finish and […]

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A Modern Master’s Mansion in Fort Washington for $25M

We never thought we’d run across a home whose interior space can be expressed in acres. There’s a first time for everything, it seems, for […]

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Second East Market Apartment Tower Echoes a Grande Dame

National Real Estate Development, LLC (NRED), the union-affiliated development firm that’s behind the East Market mixed-use development, yesterday announced that it had closed on a […]

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On the Drawing Board: Living XXL in Franklintown

From the architect who brought you 7inSPIRE and a good chunk of Northern Liberties comes something huge: 10 luxurious, light-filled townhomes just off Logan Square, […]

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Ooh La La! The Adams Gets a Parisian Makeover

If you’ve followed my reporting on Post Brothers, you should know that I’m a huge fan of the Pestronk brothers’ theatrical flair. Whether it’s in […]

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From Trash to Treasure: The Story of the Ugliest House in America

You’ve seen those big yellow billboards that proclaim “We Buy Ugly Houses,” right? Those are the work of HomeVestors, a company that franchises its services […]