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Just Listed: Designer Rebuild in Point Breeze

When is a new construction house not a new construction house? When the new construction incorporates the foundation and much of the frame of the […]

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Just Listed: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Fishtown

The surge in construction activity in Philadelphia over the past 20 or so years has produced what one might call a “new Philadelphia School” of […]

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Just Listed: Bingham Court Townhouse in Society Hill

The Society Hill urban renewal project in the mid-1960s made national headlines for its surgical, preservation-minded approach to remaking a rundown city neighborhood. In contrast […]

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Just Listed: Historic Beaumont House in New Hope

$1.1 million for a fixer-upper? When the fixer-upper is a historic house dating to the early 1700s right smack in the middle of Bucks County’s […]

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Just Listed: Tudor Revival in East Falls

During the great boom years of housing construction in Philadelphia prior to the Great Depression, neighborhoods all over the city saw rows of stone- and […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Rancher in Perkasie

Behind the huge nested gable that now dominates the front view of this renovated Perkasie ranch house for sale lies a rather modest rancher that […]

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Just Listed: Young Rowhouse in Brewerytown

Were this young rowhouse for sale in Brewerytown a car, it would have a sticker in its living-room window with “ONLY ONE OWNER!” in big […]

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Just Listed: “A Village of One’s Own” in Meadowbrook

Is this property one house or five? The answer, of course, is “one.” But the way the house is designed makes it appear that you […]

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On the Market: Neo-Colonial Revival House in Villanova

Some of you who follow this department, no doubt, are fans of the popular architectural-criticism blog “McMansion Hell.”  Every other week, its classically-trained author teaches […]

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Just Listed: Freestanding House in Manayunk

A note to our readers: Even though real estate agents’ offices are closed under emergency orders in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, most of the area’s […]

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Just Listed: Colonial Tract House Near Washington Crossing

The Central Bucks countryside, from Yardley to New Hope to Doylestown, boasts some of the loveliest landscapes in the region. It’s also filled with history: […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Italianate Twin in Germantown

If you haven’t copped wise to this yet, let me make it plain: I’m rooting for Germantown’s revival. The second-most-historic neighborhood in Philadelphia, as a […]

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Just Listed: Expanded Farmhouse Outside Kennett Square

If you haven’t visited lately, or if all you know about the Kennett Square area is Longwood Gardens, it’s about time you checked out the […]

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Just Listed: Turn-of-the-Century Tudor in Villanova

Tudor Revival houses are almost as common as center-hall Colonials among Philadelphia house types, it sometimes seems. But Tudor Revival houses also vary widely in […]

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Just Listed: Duplexed Twin in Chestnut Hill

Housing affordability has become an issue even in cities where housing is still largely within reach of the typical middle-class household. One way to provide […]