Auctions

City Life

La Salle Art History Faculty, Museum Experts Oppose Controversial Art Sale

Earlier this week, La Salle University president Colleen Hanycz stated her case for why the Olney school’s recently announced and immediately controversial plan to auction […]

City Life

La Salle’s President Defends Her Controversial Plan to Auction Artwork

Both local art lovers and members of Philadelphia’s academic museum community were dismayed to hear the news that cash-strapped La Salle University intends to auction […]

City

The Phillie Phanatic Will Come to Your Kid’s Birthday Party (If You Win This Auction)

If you have the cash, the Phillie Phanatic will come to your birthday party. We are still a ways from baseball season, but that sounds […]

Jim Fregosi and Richard Nixon
City Life

You Can Buy This Photo of Jim Fregosi and Richard Nixon

Jim Fregosi was the manager of the Phillies’ pennant-winning 1993 team. Now, you can get a signed photo Richard Nixon gave him. That’s just one […]

Photo by Max Spann
Property

Defunct Phoenixville Water Park To Be Auctioned

In the heat of summer, most families grab tickets and line up at the gates of their local water park. In a few short weeks, […]

Property

Headlines: City Snags Nearly $2 Million from Property Auction

Well, they didn’t sell all of the 157 blighted properties at the last week’s auction organized by Councilman Mark Squilla, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a success. […]

Shoppist

Anthropologie Is Having a Store Display Auction This Saturday

Clear your calendar: This Saturday, the Center City Anthropologie store is auctioning off its current colorful window displays. Yes, those displays. Those awesome little trinkets, hanging […]

City

You Can Own Guns Mayor Frank Rizzo Used to Own

Stephenson’s Auction, a Southampton based auction house, is currently selling numerous firearms and Nazi war memorabilia at auction. Also included in this collection? Three pistols […]

City

Revel Sold, Won’t Become a University for Geniuses

The dream of a university for geniuses at the failed Revel casino is gone. At auction this morning, Brookfield Asset Management purchased Revel with a […]

Property

Public Auction for Old Galeria Frozen Beauty Antique Shop

Galeria Frozen Beauty was known for its collection of Art Deco and Art Nouveau pieces since it opened in Queen Village in 2000. Regulars also […]

Things to Do

Philadelphia Director Jonathan Demme Auctioning Massive Art Collection at Material Culture

Oscar-winning director of Philadelphia and The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme has spent years amassing quite an impressive collection of Caribbean art — colorful gems by […]

Property

Splendiferous Interiors: Magnificent Objects From Vaux Hill Mansion Go Up for Auction Tomorrow

The estate has a wild history ranging from George Washington getting some Zs to Rizzo foe Pete Camiel making himself at home two centuries later. And don’t forget the parties.

Property

Now for Something Different: Who Wants to Buy a Boat?

Have you been lounging around the house, watching Auction Kings and Auctioneer$ (real shows!), sitting on a cool $50,000 and waiting to get into the bidding game? On […]

1314 N. Limekiln Pike, Dresher
Property

At Auction: Dresher Compound With Darling Stone Bridge and Laundry-Room Grotto

The winter wasn’t easy on this Dresher estate. The listing says all four of the buildings on site sustained some water damage, so they will […]

Property

$7.7 Million Villanova Estate Goes to Auction in April!

This 15,000-square-foot (!) property sits on more than 10 acres of the vaunted Ardrossan estate, where Hope Montgomery Scott–the inspiration for Katherine Hepburn’s character in […]