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These TV Set Designers Gave a Historic Fairmount Townhouse an Old-School Look With a Modern Twist

You may not have heard of Oak Design Project before, but you’ve definitely seen owners Rachelle Lazzaro and Kevin Bennert’s work: They build out sets […]

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Before You Buy an Older House, Check Its Insides Out

Houses don’t always age like fine wine, but when they do, they can be worth more than you think. Older houses are also often better built than […]

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Move Over, Marie Kondo: Janet Bernstein Is the Home Organizer We Need Now

Janet Bernstein’s got beef with Marie Kondo. Okay, maybe not actual beef. Considering her glossy chestnut bob and calm British lilt, I can’t imagine the […]

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Is It Time to Kiss Your Air Conditioning System Goodbye?

As spring comes to a close and the early signs of summer begin to appear — rising temperatures, thick humidity, our sweat glands fighting fruitlessly […]

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Take a Peek Inside This Stylish, High-Tech Haddonfield Home

It’s a familiar story: A well-off family decides to settle in a stately colonial — yard, trees, whole thing. The modern twist here? New suburban […]

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More Tips to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

Last winter, as the temperatures plummeted, we gave you five tips for keeping your pipes from freezing courtesy of Joseph Giannone Plumbing, Heating and Air […]

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Habitat: A Gorgeous High-Rise in Rittenhouse Gets a Design Makeover

When a five-year Philly renter found herself interested in an on-the-market apartment, it was because she had a vision for what it could be: a […]


Habitat: Lofty Goals in Chester County

The architects restructured the West Chester barn’s first and second floors to showcase the vaulted ceiling and to create a loft next to the upstairs […]


Tips on Getting Your Home In Shape for Fall

Now that the weather has finally caught up with the calendar, it’s definitely time to think about ways to get your home ready for the […]

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Habitat: The Next Chapter in Society Hill

It took a major life change for one longtime Society Hill couple to give their classic townhome the refresh it deserved: The pair, both working […]


The Yard Sale, Minus the Hassle (and the Leftovers)

One of the more stress-inducing aspects of the run-up to a move is disposing of all those things you don’t want to take with you. […]


Habitat: A Room With a View in Villanova

Architect Matthew Moger wants each of his projects to have a narrative. “If we all agree on the story we’re telling, the editing is a […]


10 Things to Do to Keep Cool Inside This Summer

Hotter than July? Maybe not; this month isn’t on track to break the record for hottest July ever, but those once-a-week heat waves sure make […]


Habitat: A Year-Round Retreat in Stone Harbor

Interior designer Marguerite Rodgers had been making minor updates to her client’s 12,000-square-foot Shore residence — flipping the nursery to a child’s room here, updating […]


Multigenerational Living Is on the Rise in Philly

You, your grown kids, your parents, all living together — sounds like a great story line for a sitcom, right? (Actually, it was one. Who […]