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Fantastic 4BR Society Hill Townhome With a Backyard Surprise

This capacious home — 5,000 square feet, 20 feet wide — has four floors and a finished lower level. It’s also got a two-car garage, […]


Food and Friends Branches Out to Society Hill

According to the liquor license application in the window of the former Union Gourmet Market at 318 S 5th Street, the same people as behind […]

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Step Inside the Actual Rooms of the Toll Brothers’ Society Hill Luxury Condos

How can we possibly step inside the rooms at 410 at Society Hill, you say? The old Newmarket spot remains a concrete wasteland! Fortunately, the […]


Society Hill House With Elevator Is Stephen Girard’s Former Home

Here’s a Stephen Girard refresher, in case your knowledge of Philadelphia history is a little rusty. Originally from France, Stephen Girard was a banker and […]


Philadelphia Flag Stop on the Underground Railroad Is WSJ’s House of the Day

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal featured a historically significant Society Hill townhome as its House of the Day, with images by local photographer Drew Callaghan. […]


Now on the Market: A Flag Stop on the Underground Railroad

Every structure has a story behind it, no matter how humble. But some have more fascinating stories than others. We found one with a great […]

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2BR Condo Available in I.M. Pei’s Towers for Less Than $1 Million

The Society Hill Towers, built in 1964, are a love-’em-or-hate-’em affair: Though many are justifiably proud that the city has such a massive contribution from […]

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Sedate Society Hill House Was a Refuge From Yellow Fever and a Swinging ’70s Disco

This beautiful home on charming, historical Cypress Street has been entirely reconstructed to blend in with its traditional surroundings. But the Federal-style three-bedroom has a […]


Aimee Olexy Is Promoting Anthropologie

Aimee Olexy’s Talula’s Daily is open on 7th Street across from Washington Square. In addition to being a gourmet grocery with fresh bread, cheeses, tea, […]


Five Starter Homes in Terrific–and Tony–Neighborhoods

A recent report suggests that the number of first-time buyers is dwindling due to the number of people with student loan debt. But there are […]

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Society Hill Home on Corner of St. Peters Way Listed for Just Under $3M

This four-bedroom, almost 4,000-square-foot house is an absolute beauty bordering an absolutely beautiful street–though St. Peters Way isn’t exactly a typical urban thoroughfare. Named for […]


Gorgeous Luxury Trinity in Society Hill Is Reduced By $25,000

This gorgeous 2,500-square-foot property in Society Hill started out with an asking price of $950,000, and for those shopping around in that price bracket, it […]


Paging Stephen Starr: Great Restaurant Space Up for Grabs on Independence Mall

You may have read by now that the Dow Chemical Company is putting its historic–yes, historic; it’s listed on the National Register–office building on Independence […]


Property’s Morning Obsession: Philly Cat Bike Guy, Riding With MJ on His Shoulder

In the grand tradition of other travelers who ride bikes with cats on their shoulders comes the “you must pay the rent” mustachioed fellow Rudi […]


Mystery Restaurant Business in Society Hill-ish Now Selling for Less Than Most Houses

This 1,750-square-foot deli/restaurant’s business has just been reduced in asking price from $175,000 to $145,000. But where is it? One commercial real estate website lists […]