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On the Market: Tudor Revival Manor House in Wyncote

Love entertaining on a grand scale?  Like hosting overnight guests? Have a child who’s come back under your wing or an older loved one you […]

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On the Market: Horace Trumbauer Queen Anne in Wyncote

Horace Trumbauer ranks among Philadelphia’s greatest architects, and his firm — managed for many years and run after his death in 1938 by his equally […]

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On the Market: Horace Trumbauer Mansion in Rittenhouse Square

Two Philadelphia architects stand above all others in the crowded Pantheon of local greats. One of them is Frank Furness, whose reputation, like his buildings, […]

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Just Listed: Hopeland Manor in Wyncote

Were the great Penn sociologist E. Digby Baltzell, the chronicler of the ways of the upper crust, alive today, he would be able to explain […]


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 […]


Arrivederci! Former Italian Consulate in Rittenhouse Sells in an Instant

Those of you in the market for a 10,000-square-foot (plus) mansion in Rittenhouse upon which to plant your flag are out of luck: the one-time Italian Consulate at […]


Former Italian Consulate Turned Mega Mansion Asks $3.25M

Whoa. Could you imagine if this mega-mansion designed by Theophilus P. Chandler  – for the record, historical notes also attribute it to Horace Trumbauer – at the […]


Phew! Trumbauer’s Keswick Avenue Buildings Part of Bigger Plan

Unlike this rather depressing map of demo’d Frank Furness buildings of yesteryear, it looks like the work of another legendary Philadelphia architect, Horace Trumbauer, will […]


Morning Headlines: Public Ledger Building Is Up for Grabs

Six months after the nearby Curtis Center traded for a whopping $125M, another historic building around Independence Hall is on the market. Philadelphia Business Journal’s […]


House of the Week: Lynnewood Hall

Do you remember this elephantine property? We indirectly wrote about it this past summer when neighboring Sylvan Edge was also put on the market. Then, Lynnewood’s owner was […]


Main Line Monday: $2.49 Million Mansion with Pub and Billiard Room

As far as dilapidated historic residences go, Craig Hall in Haverford is one of the lucky ones. The Horace Trumbauer-designed building was completed in 1925, but by […]


Sylvan Edge Estate Is Just Minutes From Lynnewood Hall

Given its proximity, it seems almost criminal not to mention Sylvan Edge’s fascinating neighbor, Lynnewood Hall, first. Thus, a little history of the phenomenal property […]

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Will the Elkins Estate Become a Solis Hotel?

The exquisite Gilded Age Elkins Estate — a cluster of mansions designed by Horace Trumbauer — may become something more accessible than its current iteration as a Catholic spiritual […]