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Apartments Could Replace Classrooms at West Philly High

West Philly High has a future—just not for educational purposes. According to reports, New York developer Strong Place Partners wants to convert the old building […]

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Estate Sale at Georges Perrier’s $2.5 Million House in Chestnut Hill

Curbed came across an interesting posting on Craigslist over the weekend: an ad for an estate sale at Georges Perrier’s home in Chestnut Hill. Among […]

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Home Sales Jumped 2 Percent In October

Good news on the economic front: The pace of sales for previously owned homes rose in October in the latest sign of improvement for the […]

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100 Properties, $32 Million, 1,102 Years

View Philadelphia’s Biggest Real Estate Delinquencies in a full screen map The above map features the 100 properties that represent the 100 largest real estate […]

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Casino Applications Due By End of Day Today

If you want to open up the second casino in Philly, you’d better get moving: the application deadline is today (looking at you, Blatstein). With […]

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Let’s All Take Five Seconds and Come Up With Better Casino Names Than These Guys Did

Nothing evokes the jet-set glamour of Monte Carlo days and Casablanca nights like a chic casino moniker. SugarHouse missed that mark by a mile, but […]

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Is City Council About to Trade Away Philadelphia’s Walkability Advantage?

When my wife and I decided to move to Philadelphia from Kansas four years ago, one of the first decisions we made was to ditch […]

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Philly’s Walkability Helped City Survive the Recession. Really.

Center City Philadelphia has long had a reputation as one of the most “walkable” areas of the country—it’s easy to head out the door and […]

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City Council Waits a Whopping Three Months Before Messing With New Zoning Code

After 50 years of waiting, 4 years of study, and 2 millions of dollars, Philadelphia unveiled in August a revamped zoning code that quickened developers’ […]

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A Casino at the Sports Complex in South Philly?

Casino at the Sports Complex? Bart Blatstein isn’t the only one with his eyes on Philly’s second casino license. Bob Green and his Greenwood Gaming […]

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Bart Blatstein Wants a Slice of France for Philly’s Casino on North Broad Street

Blatstein Wants a Piece of France on North Broad. Bart Blatstein unveiled his idea for a $700 million casino, resort, and entertainment complex at the […]

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Center City Waffle Joint Goes Out of Business While Customers Were There

Bonte on 17th Street is closed. We’re aware of this because Philly Post contributor Joel Mathis was there when the manager came out to tell […]

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Blatstein Plans Lavish Party to Unveil $1 Billion Casino Proposal

Bart Blatstein—the developer who completely re-imagined Norther Liberties—plans to have 150 of Philly’s “movers and shakers” over to his catering hall, Tendenza to stay up […]

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Philly Is Becoming Less Affordable for Moderate Earners

Philly is largely considered one of the most affordable metro areas in the country. A new study ranks Philadelphia second most-affordable among the 25 largest […]

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Housing Construction Reaches Highest Level Since 2008

A 15-percent surge helped housing starts in America reach a four-year high last month. The figure indicates that the housing market—the issue at the center […]