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Air Travelers, Rejoice! PHL to Get a $900M Facelift

Philadelphia International Airport is planning its largest set of renovations in over 15 years to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars.  The FAA recently […]


Trinity Tuesday: Up on the Roof in Pennsport

A common conundrum that apparently faced the owners of trinity homes back when they were new was: Okay, where do we put the kitchen? Two […]


The Lovely Bones: East Kensington Fixer-Upper

If there can be said to be a ground zero for Kensington redevelopment and renaissance, it might be cobblestone Trenton Avenue, which anchors the East Kensington […]


Habitat: Colonial-Era Farmhouse in Chester Heights

Erin Cochran said it was her husband who first fell in love with their three-bedroom Delco farmhouse. “I can’t say that I did at first,” […]


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 […]


Controversy: Philadelphia Salvage Company Posts Pics of Thief on Facebook

Racked Philly’s Julie Davis tipped us off to a growing controversy surrounding Philadelphia Salvage Company, the lumberyard/ design firm/foundry/store/refinishers/restorers/etc. after they posted a photo to […]

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Splendiferous Renovation: Abandoned Row Home Becomes Artist’s Eco-Friendly Paradise

With fraught conversation over vacant land and properties in the news almost every day, it’s gratifying to see the occasional example of what can be […]


What Does It Cost to Remodel a Home in Philadelphia?

Eclectic Kitchen by Philadelphia General Contractors Kenny Grono Houzz.com has a terrific infographic that allows users to see what it costs, on average, to remodel […]

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Renovation Diary: Scott and Peggy Brehman’s Newtown Square Dairy Barn

If ever there were two people who know how to remake a space, it’s Scott and Peggy Brehman. Scott is co-owner of B&H Investment Properties, […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: k YODER Design’s Locust Street Baths

For its most recent project, Philadelphia architecture and interiors firm k YODER Design took on one of the most bedeviling renovation design challenges: the bathroom. […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Historic Farmhouse in Middletown Township

This circa-1794 property with random-width hardwood flooring and a cooking hearth is a ‘This Old House’ triumph waiting to happen.

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The Most Expensive Home in East Mt. Airy Is a Terrific Renovation

This East Mt. Airy Tudor has surged in value due to a canny renovation. It’s Property’s inaugural Property of the Week.