Just Listed: Rebuilt Corner Rowhouse in Fairmount

Inside this early-20th-century shell lives an ultra-stylish modern townhouse that's a vision in black and white.

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2624 Brown St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19130 | Bright MLS images via Compass


Not so long ago, you might have dined in what’s now the living room of this turn-of-the-century rowhouse at Taney and Brown streets in Fairmount. For almost 15 years, the corner-store space on its first floor housed Trio BYOB, a pan-Asian restaurant that’s since moved to 2601 Pennsylvania Ave.

Now you can be the chef and feed your guests in this house for sale’s living-dining room.

Hudson James Homes, the development arm of Agent PHL, took the shell of this rowhouse, gutted it, and filled it with a starkly modern 21st-century rowhouse with a minimalist aesthetic.

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Living room

As staged in these photos, this well-equipped house is a study in black, white and gray. Those three colors dominate not only the furnishings but also the plumbing fixtures and kitchen appliances.

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Main floor

The main floor consists of a sunken living/dining room and an elevated kitchen.

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And by “elevated” here we’re referring not only to its height but also to its level of outfitting. Black matte stainless-steel appliances including a commercial-quality dishwasher, double ovens and a five-burner gas cooktop, a wine fridge, a farmhouse sink and custom cabinetry lend it a distinctive air.

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Second-floor lounge

One floor up, you’ll find another distinctive feature: a lounge with a wet bar and outside deck. There are also two bedrooms and a hall bath on this floor.

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Master bedroom

The top floor is given over to the master suite, which consists of an enormous bedroom, an equally large walk-in closet, and a stylish bathroom with floating dual vanity and frameless glass shower.

You can set up a media room in the finished basement or use it as a gym or storage space. On the upper floors, large casement windows fill every room with light.

This house also sits on an ideal corner, which may explain the onetime presence of a store here. You’re just a few blocks up from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Schuylkill River Trail in Fairmount Park, and a few blocks in the opposite direction lies Brewerytown’s Girard Avenue with its eclectic array of eateries and shops. When the weather’s good, you’ll no doubt want to walk down the Parkway to work, but this house also comes with garage parking across the street.



BATHS: 3 full, 1 half


SALE PRICE: $999,999

2624 Brown St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19130 [Ryan McManus | Agent PHL | Compass]

Updated Sept. 24th, 4:20 p.m., to add information about the last occupant of the former corner retail space.