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Just Listed: Midcentury Modern in Roxborough

Save for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian houses, the lions of midcentury modern architecture did little in the way of experimenting with houses for the masses. […]

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Just Listed: Super-Green Townhouse in Roxborough

What you see above is a row of custom townhouses in Roxborough. They’re part of a development called The Enclave at Sheldon Crossing, located on […]

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We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off the 2019 Philly Bear Chase

Welcome to the 2019 #PhillyBear chase. Here’s what’s happening: A black bear first came to East Falls on Wednesday (unless that was a different bear, but […]

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Just Listed: Expanded House in the Woods in Andorra

Recipe for sophisticated living: 1 1860s Italianate residence 1 2013 addition in the shingle style with lots of windows on one end Combine the ingredients […]

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Just Listed: Modern Rowhouse in Roxborough

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Someone buys a narrow vacant lot on a street in one of those hilly Northwest Philly neighborhoods […]

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Soon You’ll Be Able to Get Woodsy on the Schuylkill River Trail

The winding Schuylkill River Trail runs just a stone’s throw away from Philadelphia’s largest privately owned open space, although guests of the Schuylkill Center for […]

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Arrest Made in Death of Ex-National Security Advisor’s Father

Federal authorities have made an arrest in the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., father of the famed military general and former National Security Advisor for […]

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Guess What’s Inside in Upper Roxborough for $565K

“Congratulations! You have received a Mystery Gift. Click here to find out what’s inside.” If you’re like most of us, you ignore this instruction when […]

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Take a Hike to These 5 Great Homes Along Pennsylvania’s “Trail of the Year”

Walk Score, Schmalk Score. When you have one of the finest hiking trails in the entire region for a neighbor, is it really all that important […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Roxborough

Searching for suburbia in the city limits? Roxborough has you covered. Known for its safe streets and low poverty rates, the neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Cinnaminson Hill

Some of you may have seen me refer to Northeast Philadephia at one time or another as “our vast in-city suburb.” With all due respect […]

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First-Time Find: Refreshed in Germany Hill for $239.9K

We know, we know, we keep featuring homes for sale in Northwest Philly. But in our defense, all the stellar listings that are fresh to the […]

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Trinity Tuesday: Young at Heart in Manayunk for $275K

It’s not often that a trinity is this new. Rebuilt only ten years ago, it is quite certainly a baby compared to its counterparts. But […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Germany Hill

Nestled on a hillside in Philadelphia, Germany Hill is a neighborhood in Roxborough that really does have it all – it’s quiet, it’s close to public transportation, […]

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First Time Find: Suburban Comfort, City Address in Roxborough for $275K

Are you one of those people who don’t want to leave the city but want a home with all the comfort of a suburban pad? […]