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“Buy ’Em by the Sack” in South Kensington for $800K

We’re not sure what’s going on here, but every other trinity that’s currently on the market in Philadelphia and is worth featuring, we’ve featured already. […]


Another Cool Mixed-Use Building to Rise on North Front Street

This much you can say for certain about the buildings that come out of Interface Studio Architects: They’re about as far from bland and boring […]


Who’s Building Philly: Sean Schellenger

Developing property in Philadelphia resembles running an obstacle course. There are numerous permits a builder must receive in order to start even a project that […]


First-Time Find: Industrial Loft in Old Kensington for $300K

This loft has bricks, beams and beauty. With its industrial interior, beamed ceilings, hardwood floor and steel accents, this space in a former steel factory […]


How A Piece of the Mediterranean Landed in South Kensington

Painter Jeannie DeCarlo, says broker Stephanie Somers, is “a tough lady. It’s hard to get her to laugh. But when she does, you know you’ve […]


43 New Townhouses Coming to Northern Liberties

This landed in the Property inbox a few days ago: an announcement from PRDC Properties that it would soon begin work on a 43-unit townhouse […]


Report: “Anarchists” Vandalize Cars, Apartments in South Kensington

Thousands in damage after vandals target new buildings & high-end cars in Northern Liberties @CBSPhilly @ 430, 5&6a pic.twitter.com/xuJhjJ9u55 — Trang Do (@TrangDoCBS3) May 2, […]


Neighbors Weigh In on American Street’s Future

  As Philadelphia went through its industrial revolution that made it “The Workshop of the World,” one of its greatest industrial districts was the one […]

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Manufacturing Philadelphia Tech Jobs: A New “Factory” to Rise on American Street

[Updated Jan. 27, 5:30 p.m. to indicate that a vote has yet to take place.] South Kensington (or Old Kensington, to some) has historically been […]


Olde Kensington Gets an Outdoor Trapeze School

“Soar Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease on Kensington’s Flying Trapeze!” That’s what the poster would say if P.T. Barnum were advertising the […]

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Enormous Live/Work Space Takes “Studio” to New Levels

Sometimes studio means a small living space. Sometimes it means a place to do your creative work. Sometimes it means a living space inside the […]

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Manayunk to Get a New Co-Working Space, Plus the Wild West in Wash West

• CBS 3 gets podcasty to talk about the new two-day First Friday in Old City [CBS3] • A Piece Of Wild West History In […]


Property’s Morning Obsession: Slice-of-Life Video of Kensington in 1982, Starring Philadelphia Accents

This is a really depressing video (and good morning to you!) that’s nonetheless mesmerizing. A California filmmaker follows around a bunch of teenagers in Kensington […]


Mystery Real Estate: Gold Club to Open in Northern Liberties, But Where?

The Gold Club Center City, which bills itself as a “world famous gentleman’s club,” will soon add to its renown with a new location in […]

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Brooklyn’s 3rd Ward Is Coming to South Kensington

The Brooklyn co-working space 3rd Ward is bringing a second location to Philadelphia after a long lead time. We have the first photos and exclusive info about the almost-open venue.