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luxury real estate


First-Time Find: Room to Grow (Up) in Manayunk for Under $250K

You’ve probably heard that if you’re a kid fresh out of college looking for the perfect house that’s within close proximity to multiple bars and […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Contemporary History in Old City

“Everything old is new again” is probably the best phrase one can use to describe this stunning renovation of a historic 19th-century commercial building on […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Gilded Age Opulence on Rittenhouse Square

If you’ve been to Newport, R.I., you’ve probably done the famous Cliff Walk and toured some of the “cottages” the Robber Barons built as summer […]


Jawdropper of the Week: XXL Luxury Next Door to Billy Penn

Have you ever seen eye-to-eye with William Penn? We’re talking about the man who stands right on top of City Hall. In this luxury condo, […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Fabulous Federal in Society Hill

You may not have foreign ambassadors on your guest list for dinner, but if you did, you’d be able to receive them with the dignity they deserve […]


Farmhouse Friday: A Gladwyne Mansion With Room for 100 (No Joke)

This classic stone home in Gladwyne has all of the architectural features and design elements of a classic farmhouse. It even has a name — “Valley View.” […]


A Penthouse Sells for a Sky-High Price

The two-story penthouse condo at 500 Walnut is stylish and very spacious. And it just set a new record for ultra-luxury sale prices locally. Scannapieco […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Palace in Phoenixville

We still aren’t sure after seeing this home that we didn’t take a wrong turn somewhere and end up in the South. This huge (8,951 […]

The Scene

Vertical Block Party at Avenir

Last night I went to a Vertical Block Party in the new building on Chestnut and 15th – the Avenir. The building features sleek apartments […]


Barclay Home of the Late Lady Bessborough

There are plenty of luxury condos in this city (see: Claude Giroux’s new digs). There are few with as rich a back story as this […]


Philly Condo Featured in the New York Times

A condominium for sale on the 29th floor of the Residences at the Ritz Carlton tower across from City Hall was featured in the New […]


Gorgeous $5 Million Chestnut Hill Estate with Waterfall

The nearly four-acre lot this Chestnut Hill manse sits on could convince us to live there without ever even venturing inside. The rolling grass, the […]


Palatial Queen Village Home With Roof Deck Hot Tub

If you are like us, you have walked by this enormous property on Bainbridge Street en route to The Irish Times or Catahoula and wondered […]


Philadelphia Is in Top 10 Luxury Homes Markets

When it comes to the housing market, it’s always a case of good-news/bad-news. Let’s start with the bad news: overall, sales are down this year. […]


Back on the Market: Jenkintown’s Jaw-Dropping Borie Estate

We were surprised last summer when the Borie Estate made only its fourth appearance on the market in 200 years. We’re even more surprised that […]