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On the Market: Midcentury Modern Split-Level in Mt. Airy

Ho-hum. Another 1950s split-level house for sale. “Haven’t you posted enough of these?” I hear someone out there asking. Bear with me. There are good […]

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Living in Mt. Airy: A Neighborhood Guide

Mount Airy is the middle sibling of a trio of Northwest Philly neighborhoods, sitting between Germantown and Chestnut Hill in both elevation and status. It […]

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Mt. Airy’s Trolley Car Diner Will Close This Fall

Last year, developer Ken Weinstein attempted unsuccessfully to expand his Trolley Car restaurant concept to West Philly. This fall, his Trolley Car Diner in Mt. […]

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On the Market: Rehabbed Twin in Mt. Airy

What we have here is a handsome example of something you see all over the city: an early-20th-century traditional twin or rowhouse that has gotten […]

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On the Market: Contemporary Colonial in Mt. Airy

If you’re the type that loves to entertain, we have the house you’ve been looking for today. This house for sale in West Mt. Airy […]

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Just Listed: Spacious, Handsome Tudor in Mt. Airy

I have a mental file folder labeled “Very Mt. Airy.” It gets filled with those places, activities and people that could only be possible in […]

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On the Market: Classic Colonial in Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy takes its name from the summer residence William Allen, a chief justice of the colonial Pennsylvania Supreme Court, built for himself in 1750. […]

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Philly’s New Flying Trapeze Is the Scariest Fun You’ll Have This Fall

The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts (PSCA) has been making quite a few updates since they moved to a much larger building — formerly a […]

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5 Great Opportunities in the City for the Would-Be Gardener

The Philadelphia Flower Show’s 190th annual edition is now one for the record books, but we’re sure that some of you out there came away […]

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These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Mt. Airy

Mount Airy has a reputation for substantial, lovingly maintained homes and an affluent, highly educated populace with a keen social conscience. But as anyone who […]

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First-Time Find: A Solid Start in Mt. Airy for $270K

You’ll find many row homes like this handsome 1930s stone-front in “middle neighborhoods” all over Philadelphia, though in most cases, they’re faced in brick. Like […]

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Who’s Building Philly: Ken Weinstein

An idea that has been gaining steam of late among developers and planners is “social impact development.” This relatively recent concept marries the market to […]

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Upsala To Become A Home Again

Upsala, the historic mansion in Mt. Airy that served as the staging ground for Continental Army forces during the 1777 Battle of Germantown, began life […]

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Faded Glory in Mt. Airy for $700K

Perhaps one reason those who compare Philadelphia to Detroit miss the mark is because this city has many neighborhoods that, while they have seen better […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy may be one neighborhood, but its two sides have distinct personalities that are knit together by its main drag, Germantown Avenue. East Mt. […]