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On the Market: Renovated Georgian Revival in Elkins Park

When it comes to houses of the Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival, Norman, French Provincial, Spanish Revival, Mission Revival and related styles, I find myself drawn […]

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Tie the Knot in Gilded Age Decadence at This New Philly Wedding Venue

Historic wedding venues are always classic options for your Big Day. And luckily here in Philly, we have no shortage of these timeless destinations. But […]

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On the Market: Tricked-Out Split-Level in Elkins Park

The split-level house has fallen out of favor, but from the late 1950s to the 1970s, it was the epitome of affordable style. Popularized by the late-’60 sitcom […]

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Just Listed: Hacienda in Elkins Park

The Mission, or Spanish Colonial, house style is something of a rarity up this way. That shouldn’t come as any big surprise. After all, the […]

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On the Market: Turn-of-the-Century Manor in Elkins Park

We’ve seen plenty of elegant English Tudor Revival mansions dating to the dawn of the 20th century in our search for outstanding houses to feature […]

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On the Market: Historic Farmhouse with Vacation-Retreat Feel in Elkins Park

From New Second Street, this handsome house for sale presents a dignified face to passers-by with its classic stone farmhouse front and welcoming front porch. […]


Grand Home, Modest Price in Elkins Park for $525K

In today’s (Friday, Sept. 7th) “Must-See Open Houses” roundup, I let slip my fondness for Tudor Revival homes of the 1920s and 1930s. Had I bothered to look […]


Authenticity in Elkins Park for $775K

We live in a postmodern era, where designers, builders and architects behave like DJs and rappers, sampling patterns from multiple sources, remixing and scratching styles, […]


5 Great 2-Bedroom Apartments for $1500 a Month

While some in this city may be experiencing sticker shock over rising apartment rents, the stats we see suggest that this still remains an affordable […]


The Master’s Touch in Elkins Park for $607.5K

Besides whoever it was that built the first center-hall Colonial back in Colonial times, no other architect has had as great an influence on how […]


First-Time Find: Knotty But Nice in Elkins Park for $250K

We don’t run a “Throwback Thursday” on “Property,” but this week’s First-Time Find would qualify if we did: it’s a classic with beautifully maintained retro […]


First-Time Find: A Charming Split-Level in Elkins Park for $250K

Some people live for the hustle and bustle of the city. Other people love all that city life has to offer, but seek the quiet and comforts of […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Elegance in Elkins Park

Ornate. Elegant. Luxurious. These are the words that come to mind when looking at this week’s Jawdropper, “Sylvan Edge,” a Georgian Revival mansion in Elkins […]


Lady in Waiting: Sylvan Edge Gets Sliver Off Its Price Tag

“It was a packed showing,” says Dennis Cook of the open house he had at his home two weeks ago. And how could it not […]


Jaw Dropper of the Week: Elkins Park Manse with Trompe L’Oeil, “Hand” Rail

It’s one thing for fancy estates in the Greater Philadelphia region to enamor us with their luxe features and history, but it’s quite another when one […]