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East Kensington


On the Market: Modern Traditional Rowhouse in East Kensington

What’s this modern rowhouse doing at the end of a trio of classic Victorians in East Kensington? Take a closer look at the photo above, […]


Not Only Is Philly Affordable — It’s Also Trendy

Even as some observers of the Philly real estate market worry that houses in the city may be getting unaffordable, they remain great buys for […]

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An Accidental Developer Revives a Kensington Landmark

Ever since 1917, the milk-bottle-shaped water tower that rose above the Harbisons’ Dairies building has been an icon two neighborhoods share: Fishtown and East Kensington. […]

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Just Listed: Contemporary Rehab in East Kensington

Every so often, a starter house for sale comes along that has so much style, I just have to showcase it here. This is one […]

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Rowhouse in East Kensington

The year-of-construction field in the property data sheet for this handsome East Kensington house for sale reads 1875. Save for one element inside, you couldn’t prove […]

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What You Can Rent for $1500 a Month in Philly Right Now

According to the current Apartment List rent report for this region, $1,500 per month is well above the median monthly rent of $1,170 for a […]


On the Market: Stable Genius in East Kensington for $420K

Those of you who have followed this feature over the recent past should know that when Red Oak Development lets us know that it has […]


5 Decent Median-Priced 2BR Apartments in Philly

According to the latest rent report from the Apartment List search site, the median rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city of Philadelphia is […]


Luxury for Less in East Kensington for $499K

Do you love Fido as much as you love your spouse? (Or maybe even more?) Both of them will be thrilled to live in this […]


First-time Find: A Sleek Space in East Kensington for $289K

Here’s the deal: we’re not always neat and tidy. Kids are messy. Dishes pile up in the sink. Something spills all over the floor. Thankfully, this […]


Hard Hat Tour: Jack & Jill

“When are you going to clean up the outside?” That’s what some East Kensington residents asked Red Oak Development principal Anthony Giacobbe about 2401 Emerald […]


Just Listed: A Standout Home in East Kensington for $585K

Red Oak Development, the people who built the Parish House not far from this place in East Kensington, pride themselves on being a notch or […]


First-Time Find: Flexibility in East Kensington for $325K

This trendy little space in East Kensington has all the makings of a nice first home, all at a reasonable price. Enter inside to the […]


What $500K Will Buy You in East Kensington

East Kensington has undergone some serious development over the past few years. So, it’s no surprise that when we chose it for this week’s $500K […]


It’s Hip to be Square on Avenue 30

There have been all sorts of attempts to solve the central problem of the Philadelphia row house, namely, the need to fit it into a […]