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Vision Restored in Penn Valley for $1.6M

The best Midcentury Modern architects sought to erase the boundary between indoors and outdoors in the homes they designed. Philip Johnson’s Glass House in Connecticut […]

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Have a (Bucky)ball in Pennsburg for $379K

Take a good look at the center of the house in the photo above. Notice anything interesting or unusual about it? If you’re a student […]

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The Hills Are Alive… in Mt. Airy for $800K

I can’t say whether Mt. Airy’s reputation drew them here as it did so many other families in the years that followed, but as the […]

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The Cat in the Hat in Grays Ferry for $335K

Thing One: Two-story rowhouses don’t have the kind of space modern buyers want. That means that a builder who gets their hands on one usually […]

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On the Market: Bold and Beautiful in Fishtown for $560K

What a difference four feet make. The slightly wider lot this four-year-old modern rowhouse sits on allowed its builder to throw in some very nice […]

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Gothic Romance in Wayne for $4.195M

The 1920s were something of a golden age for English Gothic architecture. Many fine Gothic Revival churches, academic buildings and homes both here and elsewhere […]

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5 Great 2-Bedroom Apartments for $1500 a Month

While some in this city may be experiencing sticker shock over rising apartment rents, the stats we see suggest that this still remains an affordable […]

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Trout Fishing in Pottstown for $1.275M

Looking for a cabin in the woods where you can fish to your heart’s content? We found one on steroids along French Creek in Warwick […]

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Old City Seasoning in Feasterville for $389K

If I wanted the Old City look, I’d buy an Old City loft condo. There is, however, a problem with this approach, and it’s this: You […]

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Guess What’s Inside in Upper Roxborough for $565K

“Congratulations! You have received a Mystery Gift. Click here to find out what’s inside.” If you’re like most of us, you ignore this instruction when […]

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On the Market: An Empress in East Falls for $529K

We were tempted to call this beautifully restored and updated home in East Falls “the dowager of Queen Lane.” But we thought better of it […]

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Great Room in Bryn Mawr for $500K

You should be able to figure out something’s afoot with this modest-looking stone Colonial just below Bryn Mawr Hospital in the Delaware County portion of […]

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Stone Lovely in Chestnut Hill for $750K

Fans of Chestnut Hill love its blending of suburb and city. Its commercial district exudes a sophisticated urban vibe, while its residential side streets are […]

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The Master’s Touch in Elkins Park for $607.5K

Besides whoever it was that built the first center-hall Colonial back in Colonial times, no other architect has had as great an influence on how […]

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5 Classic Garden Apartment Complexes

One reason people prefer living in the ‘burbs is because they’re greener. Houses out there have things like actual front and back yards, trees, grass, […]