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On the Market: A Well-Tempered Home in Spruce Hill for $775K

Someone once asked me why I liked the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. “It has an architectural quality to it,” was my response. (In a […]


Peak Teak in Spruce Hill for $549K

The owner of the popular “McMansion Hell” blog would probably ding the super-tall portico on the “Chateau de Paix” for its outsize scale and spindly […]


These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Spruce Hill

University City has long had a reputation for being, as the onetime motto of the University City District put it, “left of center.” The high […]


Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]


Gaze Upon Marigold Kitchen’s New Spring Menu

The culinary alchemists at Spruce Hill’s Marigold Kitchen have unveiled their new spring menu, and we have some highlights for you to salivate over before […]


Food Fight at 40th and Walnut

The University of Pennsylvania and Acme Markets announced yesterday (April 10) that Acme has signed a lease to open a new store in University City […]


Three Philly Neighborhoods to Watch in 2017

The online brokerage Redfin has released its list of the “Hottest Neighborhoods for 2017,” and while none of the 10 hottest neighborhoods nationwide are in […]


Coming Next Summer: Apartment Development Across From Clark Park

It’s been months since we last revisited the mixed-use project planned for 4224 Baltimore Avenue, but we’ve now finally caught wind of new information regarding the long-stalled development: construction of the planned […]


Developer Presents Plans for 24-Unit Apartment in West Philly

During a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association zoning committee yesterday, developers behind a proposed 24-unit apartment building presented their plan, which is set […]

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“There Are Going to Be Some Legal Issues”

The former HOOPS Deli & Market at 42nd and Chester had a side wall collapse yesterday morning, and is now being torn down entirely. The […]


Morning Headlines: New Plan for Proposed Condo Complex on Clark Park

A proposal for a mixed-use complex at 43rd and Baltimore on Clark Park presented during a recent Spruce Hill Community Association meeting was generally well-received, […]


Mixed-Use Complex at 43rd and Sansom to Be Built Along With Liquor Store

Apartments at Penn generally buys properties, rehabs them and rents them to students. But now that the Zoning Board and the Spruce Hill community have […]