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Hops Brewerytown
Life & Style

The Design Inspiration Behind Brewerytown’s Hot New Beer Hall

When up-and-coming restaurant group Highland Hospitality bought the 4,500-square-foot space that had housed flash-in-the-pan tenants Flying Fish Crafthouse and Brewerytown Taproom, they wanted to change […]

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Life & Style

Take a Peek Inside This Stylish, High-Tech Haddonfield Home

It’s a familiar story: A well-off family decides to settle in a stately colonial — yard, trees, whole thing. The modern twist here? New suburban […]

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Life & Style

Look Inside a ’90s-Era Society Hill House After Its Chic, Modern Makeover

Four years ago, when a Rittenhouse pair about to get engaged made the move to a ’90s-era Society Hill house to start their “real life” […]

Life & Style

Habitat: A Gorgeous High-Rise in Rittenhouse Gets a Design Makeover

When a five-year Philly renter found herself interested in an on-the-market apartment, it was because she had a vision for what it could be: a […]

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Habitat: Lofty Goals in Chester County

The architects restructured the West Chester barn’s first and second floors to showcase the vaulted ceiling and to create a loft next to the upstairs […]

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Habitat: The Next Chapter in Society Hill

It took a major life change for one longtime Society Hill couple to give their classic townhome the refresh it deserved: The pair, both working […]

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Habitat: A Room With a View in Villanova

Architect Matthew Moger wants each of his projects to have a narrative. “If we all agree on the story we’re telling, the editing is a […]

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Habitat: A Year-Round Retreat in Stone Harbor

Interior designer Marguerite Rodgers had been making minor updates to her client’s 12,000-square-foot Shore residence — flipping the nursery to a child’s room here, updating […]

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Habitat: Majestic Digs in Washington Square West

Leslie Hayes knows she’s only as good as her clients allow her to be. So when her eponymous interior design firm was hired by a […]

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Habitat: A Party Barn in West Chester

When a family wanted to reconstruct a barn that stood on their property some 40 years ago, they called on Berwyn-based architect Peter Zimmerman to […]

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Habitat: A Never-Ending Story in Mount Laurel

Two and a half years ago, when a young family purchased a five-bedroom, 10-bathroom estate in Mount Laurel — previously the home of former politician […]

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Habitat: A Light and Lofty Space in Northern Liberties

The good news about Naomi Stein’s Northern Liberties loft is that it’s a big, light-filled space. The bad news? “Open-concept is a real challenge to […]

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Habitat: A Family Affair in Chadds Ford

After an electrical fire ravaged the home that once sat on this wooded Chadds Ford property, West Chester-based architect Richard Buchanan was left with little […]

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A Natural Wonder in West Chester

When architect Matthew Moger signed on for this countryside project in West Chester, the homeowners asked him to think outside the box. “The site needed […]

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Habitat: A Modern Riverside Home in West Norriton

Old City architect Michael Ryan had one crucial task when he designed this home: to do something — anything — about the flooding. The house […]