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Property

On the Market: 500 Walnut Condo in Society Hill

Do you love fine wine? Does the idea of sipping a glass from your own balcony while you gaze upon Independence Hall send a shiver […]

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On the Market: Split-Level Condo in Society Hill

Generally speaking, condominiums in this city come in single- and two-floor versions. These layouts usually put the bedrooms above or below the main floor, ensuring […]

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Just Listed: Bingham Court Townhouse in Society Hill

The Society Hill urban renewal project in the mid-1960s made national headlines for its surgical, preservation-minded approach to remaking a rundown city neighborhood. In contrast […]

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$32 Million Penthouse Sets a Sale Price Record (Again)

Now on the market: A vanilla shell in Society Hill, two stories plus roofdeck and atrium. 8,400 square feet, 25 stories above Independence Hall. Another […]

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A Look Inside the New Marriott Old City

There’s a certain segment of the population, including many hotel designers, that equates luxury and elegance with the traditional Colonial look. That’s why one often […]

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On the Market: Federal Townhouse in Society Hill

Looking for a gracious oasis in one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods? Your search is over. This extra-wide (26 feet), beautifully outfitted, well-maintained Society Hill […]

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On the Market: Eurostyle Contemporary Townhouse in Society Hill

Do BMWs make your heart race? Do you dream of getting your hands on “the ultimate driving machine”? If you do, you might want to […]

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City Life

How the Revamped Spruce and Pine Bike Lanes Lost a Safety Feature in Society Hill

The newly repaved Spruce and Pine street bike lanes feel like the future of street infrastructure in Philly: They’re smooth and well-marked, and ultimately allow […]

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On the Market: Bi-Level Condo in Society Hill

Here and there across the city, you will run across notable rows of townhouses and rowhouses that display exceptional unity of appearance. Usually these are […]

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Foobooz

Fire Triggered by Flooding Closes Society Hill’s Twisted Tail

An underground electrical fire directly beneath Twisted Tail in Headhouse Square caused the restaurant to close last night. A combination of PGW construction outside the building at […]

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Just Listed: Magnificent Moderne Mansion in Society Hill

If you live in Center City and patronize the Ritz Five movie theater, I’m sure you recognize this one-of-a-kind house for sale, for it lies […]

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Foobooz

First Look: Bloomsday, Headhouse Square’s Natural Wine Bar, Cafe and Bottle Shop

We’ve been excited about Bloomsday, the all-day cafe from Green Engine Coffee owners Kelsey Bush and Zach Morris, ever since we heard a year ago that it would be opening […]

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Just Listed: Sunny Bi-Level Condo in Society Hill

If you’re one of those people with a sunny disposition, this condo for sale in Society Hill should be right up your alley. Or rather, […]

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Life & Style

Look Inside a ’90s-Era Society Hill House After Its Chic, Modern Makeover

Four years ago, when a Rittenhouse pair about to get engaged made the move to a ’90s-era Society Hill house to start their “real life” […]

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3 Houses That Will Make Your Next Thanksgiving Much Easier

Are you dreading dinner tomorrow? Afraid your Sanderista sister and your Trump-loving cousin will come to blows over the turkey? Not looking forward to seeing every […]