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Jawdropper of the Week: A Polished Gem in East Falls for $2.195M

Boy, is this thing spectacular. We mean, those walls of glass speak for themselves. Richard Neutra‘s iconic Hassrick residence was designed back in 1958. Since […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Moderne Marvel in West Mt. Airy for $2.195M

Oh, West Mt. Airy, you’ve done it again. This handsome residence is cool and calming – and a design enthusiast’s dream come true. It’s a rare example of […]


$1.18 Million Dollar Stone Tudor in West Mount Airy Comes with a Beer Keg

We can’t make this stuff up, you guys. The listing clearly states this 1928 solid stone home has a lower-level recreation room with convenient features for entertaining company […]


For Sale: Cozy West Mt. Airy Twin Home with Remodeled Galley Kitchen

This place has us charmed, we tell you. It’s a stone twin construction with a driveway, garage and original details on all three of its floors. […]


Mouthwatering Keewaydin Just Got Its Price Knocked Down!

As if it weren’t enough that it’s Friday (and no icy flakes in sight!), one of our most popular Jaw Dropper of the Week picks just […]


Live, Work, and Play in This Mixed-Use Home in Chestnut Hill

Aspiring and long-time business owners with a desire to run their biz from bed (ehm, not literally, of course), get your checkbook ready: a bi-level apartment […]


For Sale: Attractive East Falls French Tudor with Turret Entrance

Less than five minutes from Grace Kelly’s childhood home stands this French Normandy stone beauty.  Built sometime in the 1920s, the home has seen updates […]


Homes with Names: “High Hollow”

If you had looked into acquiring this home last year, you would have found the property listed as a rental asking for $10,000 a month. […]

mt airy

Architype: Off the Grid in Mount Airy

About six months ago, after 11 years in West Philadelphia, I decided to move. I’d been part of a wave of young white professionals who […]


$1.1 Million State Grant to Aid Northwest Philly’s Wayfinding Project

Mt. Airy, Chestnut Hill and other neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia are about to see a massive makeover thanks to Mt. Airy USA, a community development group […]


On the Market: Lovely Arts & Crafts Residence in Mt. Airy

It should come as no surprise that we’ve featured an Arts & Crafts house more than once on Property since hallmarks of the movement include exposed beams, built-in bookcases, […]


Jaw-Dropper of the Week: Mermaid Lane Residence with Gothic Dining Hall

As the story goes, in 1889, financier Edward W. Clark Jr. commissioned George T. Pearson–an architect noted for his “eclectic Victorian taste“–to design him a home. The […]


Greener Home for Wissahickon Charter

The Wissahickon Charter School in the northwest part of the city says its mission is “to provide a community of learning with an environmental focus that […]

City Life

The First Known Ransom Note Was Written in Philly

Yesterday, it was squirrels. Now, ransom notes. One day last March, a Philadelphia school librarian called Bridget Flynn, found one such note in her basement. […]


The Sherlock Holmes of Raccoon Infestations Wins a Battle Against Nature!

You may remember that I was inadvertently running a wildlife park in my Germantown home earlier this year. At the time, I was still holding out hope […]