Villanova

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Just Listed: Renewed Contemporary in Villanova

Like 1970s subways do in the public-works realm, 1970s contemporary houses occupy an odd space on the spectrum of American domestic architecture. Some of them […]

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On the Market: Updated Colonial in Bryn Mawr

Aside from the rowhouse in all its forms, no other house type or style is as characteristic of the Philadelphia area as the center-hall Colonial […]

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On the Market: Neo-Colonial Revival House in Villanova

Some of you who follow this department, no doubt, are fans of the popular architectural-criticism blog “McMansion Hell.”  Every other week, its classically-trained author teaches […]

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Just Listed: Turn-of-the-Century Tudor in Villanova

Tudor Revival houses are almost as common as center-hall Colonials among Philadelphia house types, it sometimes seems. But Tudor Revival houses also vary widely in […]

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On the Market: Gilded French Manor in Villanova

This expansive manor house for sale in Villanova was built right at the peak of the Jazz Age. (Or was it? 1925 is a common […]

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Just Listed: Norman-Inspired Villa in Villanova

Inscribed in the stone at the base of the wall to the left of the front door of this one-of-a-kind Villanova estate house for sale, […]

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Just Listed: English Country Estate in Villanova

Okay, class, school is in session. Today’s lesson: Old and New Money. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the two apart, and they often mix and […]

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Just Listed: Custom Tudor/Colonial Hybrid in Gladwyne

“They don’t build ’em like they used to.” How often have you heard homeowners, real estate reporters like me, and even builders utter this phrase? […]

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On the Market: Expanded Tudor Revival Mansion in Villanova

What you see above is a magnificent Tudor Revival mansion in Villanova that dates to 1907. Well, truth to tell, only part of it dates […]

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Villanova’s Main & Vine Brings on Karen Nicolas As Culinary Director

Villanova bar and restaurant Main & Vine has brought on a new culinary director. Chef Karen Nicolas is now heading up kitchen operations at the Northern […]

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On the Market: The Most Expensive House for Sale in Montco Right Now

I did a double take when I ran across this listing and saw the construction date for this huge Tudor Revival house for sale in […]

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Gritty’s March Madness Bracket Is Better Than Yours

According to statistics, the odds of filling out a perfect NCAA March Madness bracket are one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. (That’s 9 quintillion and change, for the […]

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On the Market (Again): Ardrossan Spinoff in Villanova

Up in the nosebleed section of the local real estate market you will find a passel of truly unique residences. Every one of them is […]

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Can Villanova Basketball Survive Its Success?

Jay Wright sees only one potential obstacle keeping Villanova’s basketball team from maintaining the trademark culture that has produced two national titles in the past […]

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On the Market: A Piece of the Ardrossan Legacy in Villanova

Not long before the movie “The Philadelphia Story” fictionalized the life of Hope Montgomery Scott, a little piece of her Ardrossan Farm in Villanova got […]