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East Kensington


Hard Hat Tour: The Parish House

“God is in the details.” —Ludwig Mies van der Rohe God, then, continues to make his presence felt throughout the building that began life in 1912 […]


Three Philly Neighborhoods to Watch in 2017

The online brokerage Redfin has released its list of the “Hottest Neighborhoods for 2017,” and while none of the 10 hottest neighborhoods nationwide are in […]


Checkmate in East Kensington? Broker Rearranges the Chessboard

I’ve gotten lots of pitches from real estate agents and others that lead me to ask, “What’s in a name?” The answer, it appears, is, […]


On the Market: The Prettiest Renovation in East Kensington?

Its renovation may be two years old, but the gorgeous results of the work done to 2028 Dreer Street – on the border of East […]


Property’s Photo of the Week: Sidecar Fun in East Kensington

We don’t know about you, but it’s been a long week for some of us and we could certainly do with some feel good vibes. […]


Spotted in Kensington: Two Historic Bank Buildings to Be Redeveloped

Jewelers’ Row may be one of the last surviving niche districts in Philadelphia, but that doesn’t mean all remnants of previous ones have been erased. Case in point, […]


House of the Week: Pristine Carriage Home with Studio Space in East Kensington

We brought a fixer-upper near the creativity-brimming Trenton Avenue to your attention a few weeks ago, so it’s only fitting that we showcase a gleaming, restored home […]


The Lovely Bones: East Kensington Fixer-Upper

If there can be said to be a ground zero for Kensington redevelopment and renaissance, it might be cobblestone Trenton Avenue, which anchors the East Kensington […]


Postgreen Offers Peek At Its Next Project

Trenton Avenue, which begins in the triangle where Fishtown, East Kensington and Port Richmond overlap, is a broad thoroughfare that once was a bustling industrial […]

City Life

Confessions of a Gentrifier

A few months ago, toward the end of the summer, I was walking my dog near my house in East Kensington when my neighbor Franky […]


Three Kensington Homes to Be Renovated

Good news comes to three Hagert Street homes that were caught in a fiery blaze last February. The buildings are owned by the Fishtown Redevelopment […]