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City Council Eyes a New Homelessness Solution: Tiny Homes

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. City Council Takes a Tiny-House Tour As […]

Property

How To Get the Look: Stylish Solutions for Small Spaces

The motto is as follows: Small is beautiful. This should perhaps come as second nature to residents of the city that gave the world the trinity. […]

Property

Who’s Building Philly: Alon Seltzer

Before the “tiny house,” there was the Rittenhouse Square efficiency apartment. These shoeboxes for urban cliff dwellers enabled singles and others whose desire for urban […]

Property

An Instant House for $10K: Just Print It and Go

From Moscow comes a novel solution to the affordable-housing problem: A tiny home that took just 24 hours to build from start to finish and […]

Property

Trinity Tuesday: Compact Queen Village Home Enjoys Communal Courtyard

While nothing compares to the tiny houses sprouting up in D.C. and elsewhere, we think this tightly packed trinity would make for a good preliminary home for anyone […]

Property

VIDEO: Tiny House Movement

Fittingly, the Tiny House Blog shared this TEDx talk the day after we wrote about this baby house in Manayunk (which now doesn’t seem as […]

Property

If This House Were a Baby, We Would Kiss It to Death

A few months ago, we spotted the cutest little house in Fitler Square, but haven’t really dwelled in the tiny home trend since then (unless […]

Property

Are Tiny Homes In? This Little Row Home Makes A Case

How much would you shell out for a teeny tiny home? Architizer’s Matt Shaw poses the question, albeit with regards to this modern micro-abode in […]

Property

PHOTOS: Allan Domb’s New “Micro Apartments” at 1955 Locust

Arielle Gottlieb over at Allan Domb’s office sent us some information about the busy investor/developer’s latest project: 1955 Locust is a 9-unit building with micro-apartments […]

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Most Unusual Rental: Room at the Top of a 38-Foot Silo in Upper Bucks

The folks at Mimosa Tree Bed and Breakfast is looking for a caretaker for its animals: a guinea hen, a swan, a potbellied pig, two […]

Property

Property’s Morning Obsession: Video Profile of a 78-Square-Foot Rental in Manhattan

This is a unbelievable. This young gent, who studies architecture, lives in Manhattan in 78 square feet. Not only that, but he likes it, is […]

Property

The Tiny House Movement Gets the Ultimate Sendup

It hasn’t happened much in Philadelphia (though it has in Kennett Square), but in other parts of the country, throwing out all your junk and […]

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Property

Property’s Morning Obsession: Amazing Miniature Houseboat

These photographs of Kerry Norell’s amazing miniature houseboat will make you want to crawl inside the little world and set sail on the not-so-high seas.