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A Mid-Century Retreat in Wayne Gets a Stylish Second Life

Robert Jamieson admits it: He’s still surprised that he and his wife, Tami, own a home in the suburbs. When they moved to Philadelphia from […]

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Legendary Roots: An Architect Pays Homage to an Icon in Chestnut Hill

Talk with Elie-Antoine Atallah—the principal of Studio of Metropolitan Design Architects—for any amount of time and it’s clear the man appreciates the history of his profession, […]

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Habitat: A Light-Filled Home in Jenkintown

I wouldn’t say I don’t like color,” says Anne Flynn, who, along with her husband, Sean, has owned this light-filled home in Jenkintown for 12 […]

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Farm Refresh: A Masterful Barn Conversion in Blue Bell

“There isn’t really any playbook for a barn conversion,” says Mark Hallowell, owner of Hallowell Construction. So when a Blue Bell family decided to renovate […]

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The Real Dill: An Eco-Friendly Former Pickle Factory in Fishtown

When fine-arts photographer Jaime Alvarez set out to find a new studio, he got even more than he bargained for: a former pickle factory in […]

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Transformed: I. M. Pei–Designed Home in Society Hill

“I could live in a modern home like this,” Kevin Yoder, architect and founder of k YODER design, recalls hearing a guest say during a visit […]

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Habitat: Everyone Should Have a Coffee Bar in the Bedroom

Thirty years after building their dream home in Wawa, Delaware County, Jo Ann Townsend and her husband realized they needed a change. “What we liked […]

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A Swoon-Worthy Garden and Patio in New Hope

At first, Sally Weisman did not want to move. She’d been living in Princeton, New Jersey for 13 years in a beautiful home. She was […]

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Habitat: Colonial-Era Farmhouse in Chester Heights

Erin Cochran said it was her husband who first fell in love with their three-bedroom Delco farmhouse. “I can’t say that I did at first,” […]

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Habitat: Fishtown Church Conversion

Photographer Dominic Episcopo and his wife, Dawn, a makeup artist, have lived in their Fishtown home for 10 years — though calling it a “home” […]

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Splendiferous Interiors: Necessity Is the Mother of Fantastic in Old City (GALLERY)

The house at 140 Vine Street may look like a typical Philadelphia rowhome, but inside it’s anything but. Cross the rubicon of a traditional front […]

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Habitat: Two Disparate Design Styles Get Cozy in Jersey

Rod and Tracey Berkowitz, the owners of Zinc Home + Garden, bought this circa-1794 farmhouse in 2002, and then expanded it by 1,800 square feet […]

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Habitat: Artsy, International Vignettes in Passyunk Square

Name: Julia Koral Neighborhood: Passyunk Square Where are you from, and why did you choose to call Passyunk Square home? “I’m originally from NEPA (Northeastern […]

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Habitat: Refined and Chic in Bucks County

If you are prone to pining after a country retreat, this is your Bucks County sanctuary. This home marries Andrew Wyeth’s color scheme and simplicity […]

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Habitat: French Country Meets Philly Contemporary in Point Breeze

Name(s): Antoinette Marie Johnson (CEO/Founder at At Media), Tyler Westnedge (Director at At Media) Neighborhood: Point Breeze How long have you lived in your house? […]