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Morning Headlines: SRC to Sell 11 Schools for $2 Million Net

The School Reform Commission approving the sale of 11 Philadelphia schools is big news this morning, punctuated with some pretty big numbers. The Daily News’s […]

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WATCH: Implosion of Germantown High-Rise


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Reminder: PHA to Demolish Germantown High-Rise on Saturday

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is scheduled to implode a 16-story high-rise in Germantown on Saturday morning. NBC 10 reports: “Police will also be shutting down […]


On the Market: A Charming Live/Work Home in Germantown

Last October we put the spotlight on five houses ideal for those who work from home. Even better, they were vintage homes with a charm all […]


Morning Headlines: Building Implosion Rescheduled

The vacant public housing tower in Germantown that was going to be imploded on Sept. 14 will now be blown to bits on Sept. 13th […]


Morning Headlines: Queen Lane Apartments Getting Cleared Out For Demolition

Don’t worry, months of waiting are almost over (but not quite yet)! PlanPhilly’s Aaron Moselle reports the demolition prepping for the Queen Lane Apartments is […]


Sold: Germantown’s Grand Joseph Mitchell House

The Joseph Mitchell House, located in Germantown’s Tulpehocken Station Historic District, has sold for $525,000 a few months after its owners relisted the property. The […]


Morning Headlines: Demolition of Queen Lane Apartments Coming Soon-ish

It’s been almost two years since the Philadelphia Housing Authority announced plans to demolish the long-vacant Queen Lane Apartments in West Philadelphia, and to replace […]


Are the Union Protests at the Trolley Car Diner Legal?

Yesterday we wrote about IBEW Local 98, the electricians’ union, protesting in front of developer Ken Weinstein’s Trolley Car Diner — where, Weinstein alleges, flyers […]

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Union Protests At Trolley Car Diner Because They Are Angry About Something Different Than Trolley Car Diner

Real estate developer and Trolley Car Diner owner Ken Weinstein sent out an email to many, many people (from Pete Hoskins to Terry Gillen) to […]


Greener Home for Wissahickon Charter

The Wissahickon Charter School in the northwest part of the city says its mission is “to provide a community of learning with an environmental focus that […]


Historic, Abandoned Frank Miles Day Mansion Is Begging for a Flip

Address on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places? Check. Revered architect known for contributing iconic buildings to half of the Ivy League? Check. Gorgeous Renaissance […]

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La Salle Gets in on the University Building Boom

As if Temple, Drexel and Penn weren’t busy enough, La Salle University has now announced its own big, new building: a 78,000-square-foot business school at […]

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Under Renovation: Mantle Fielding Home Built in 1894

This beautifully proportioned home designed by architect Mantle Fielding in 1894 was bought by its current owners in 2008. As you can see, it’s still […]

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In the Round: Hazelhurst & Huckel’s West Price Street Curves

According to the American Architects and Buildings database, the architects of this home, Edward P. Hazlehurst, a Frank Furness colleague, and Samuel Huckel Jr., opened […]