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

According to the latest monthly rent data from Apartment List, $1,500 a month is well above the median monthly rent for two-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia. […]


On the Market: All-New Reclaimed Homes in Francisville from $375K

You might be forgiven for thinking that this brand-new four-unit condo building at 16th and Brown streets in Francisville represents a brain fart on the […]


On the Market: Fresh in Francisville for $499K

Looking for a home with room for a growing family (or your work) but only have so much to spend on it? You could do […]


On the Market: High and Wide in Francisville for $500K

Most of the new housing that’s sprouted across Francisville over the past few years has been new-from-the-ground-up construction, some of it innovative, more of it […]


These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Francisville

Some years back, Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation head Penelope Giles was quoted as saying one of the aims her organization had was to put William Penn’s […]


Who’s Building Philly: Sean Schellenger

Developing property in Philadelphia resembles running an obstacle course. There are numerous permits a builder must receive in order to start even a project that […]


Hard Hat Tour: The Pointe

Maybe other developers would prefer to work with one single parcel of land and build a passel of houses on it, but Delta Alliance CEO […]


First-Time Find: A Brand-New Pad in Francisville for $299K

Situated mere blocks from Center City in the thriving Francisville neighborhood, this condo is substantially below the median neighborhood home value of $379,600, making it […]


The Divine Lorraine, (All But) Ready For Its Closeup

I came to yesterday’s (Wednesday, May 17th) Urban Land Institute Philadelphia-sponsored tour of the Divine Lorraine Hotel prepared to be skeptical, for while I’d seen […]


Common Threads in This Year’s Rouse Award Residential Finalists

The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia District Council announced the finalists for this year’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Awards for Excellence last week, and five of […]


Music to Return to the Met in Fall 2018

Somewhere in Heaven, Oscar Hammerstein is smiling: Eric Blumenfeld, who is currently restoring his Metropolitan Opera House at 858 N. Broad St. in Francisville to […]


New Apartments Coming to Francisville

Demolition of a row of 19th-century houses in the 1600 block of Poplar Street in Francisville is currently under way to make way for a […]


Free Land in Francsiville for Builders Who Will Sell for Less

Philadelphia’s Land Bank is continuing its slow march to functionality. On Wednesday, the Land Bank released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for eight vacant properties […]


Home with a Pet Salon? This Francisville Residence Claims to Have One

An unanswered call to the agent has our imagination running away with us thanks to the tidbit in the listing: “oversized garage parking with a […]

Gap-toothed townhomes on North 16th Street in Francisville

What’s With Those Gap-Toothed Developments in Francisville?

Francisville residents have gotten used to hearing the sound of hammers and saws around them — the neighborhood has become something of a builder’s paradise, […]