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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 […]

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On the Market: Contemporary Condo Hideaway in Society Hill

One thing many Society Hill residents prize is the neighborhood’s tranquility. With only a small shopping strip in its center and no mixed-use main streets, […]

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On the Market: A Federal Loft in Society Hill

We all know what to expect when we walk through the front door of a Federal townhouse in Society Hill, right? Maybe the owner or […]


Write This Home’s Next Chapter in Society Hill for $2.495M

The renewal of Society Hill in the 1960s may be city planner Edmund Bacon’s crowning achievement, but many hands did the actual dirty work of […]

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Habitat: The Next Chapter in Society Hill

It took a major life change for one longtime Society Hill couple to give their classic townhome the refresh it deserved: The pair, both working […]


Living in Society Hill: A Neighborhood Guide

Some Philadelphians think Society Hill got its name because of all the well-to-do people living in it. The swells are actually relatively recent arrivals to […]


A Look At The 5 Most Expensive Rentals in Philly

Last week, we offered a sampling of apartments in Washington Square West that would be ideal for an individual or household that’s just starting out. […]


5 Area Homes with Seriously Luxe Home Theaters

Let’s go to the movies! We’ll bring the popcorn, you furnish the theater. Furnish these five boffo home theaters to your guests and you’ll have […]


These Are the 10 Most Expensive Homes in Society Hill

Tom Scannapieco isn’t the only person in Philadelphia playing “Can You Top This?” with residential real estate these days, though the only person he’s playing […]


Double Feature in Society Hill for $795K

We’ll admit we were a little perplexed when we took a look at the photos for this one-of-a-kind listing in Society Hill. There was the […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Society Hill

We’ve been doing this feature for just over a year now, and thanks to the superheated real estate market hereabouts, we’ve noticed that the middle […]


Past Meets Present in Society Hill for $1.95M

The owner of this elegant and spacious 1800s townhome in the heart of Society Hill is no doubt grateful that the Philadelphia Historical Commission cares very […]

City Life

Police Charge 13-Year-Old Caught With Gun at Society Hill School

A Blue Ribbon school in Society Hill was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a seventh-grade student was found with a gun on the […]


These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Society Hill

Low-rise Society Hill passed high-rise Rittenhouse Square and bosky Chestnut Hill to beome the neighborhood with the highest median household income in the city sometime in […]