November 23, 2015
LIDAR

New Philadelphia App Will Predict Vacant Properties

In a big city like Philadelphia, all too often vacancy equals blight. It’s a constant struggle by city officials to keep an eye on vacant buildings to ensure that squatters haven’t moved in, or that the buildings haven’t fallen into dangerous states of disrepair. Looking back, the Market Street building collapse of 2013 is a good example of the deadly […]
November 20, 2015
marathon

Road Closures Begin for Philadelphia Marathon

There are still two days to go until the Philadelphia Marathon, but the first wave of road closures are already being experienced in the city. The inner lanes of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway closed at 9:30 this morning and will remain closed until 3:30 this afternoon. At that point, the westbound lanes will open up for the afternoon rush hour. […]
November 19, 2015

Back On The Market: 250 S 17th St 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Back On The Market: $664,900 UPDATE: Take a look at the beautiful new pictures of this just-renovated unit! All hardwood floors have just been refinished, entire unit has been painted, popcorn ceilings removed and overhead lighting installed! Price remains the same! Welcome home to 250 s. 17th Street, Rittenhouse Square’s preeminent prewar building. This doorman, elevator building is just steps […]
November 19, 2015
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Red Pandas Need Names!

First the zebras, now a flurry of news about baby red pandas – what is Philadelphia reporting coming to? One thing is for sure – if you like looking at cute animal memes on the internet, this one is for you. A pair of red panda cubs were born June 26th at the Philadelphia Zoo. Visitors got their first peek […]
November 18, 2015

Just Sold: 250 S 17th St 701, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Sold: $441,000 Welcome home to this exquisite two bedroom residence located in an elegant pre-war doorman building. Phenomenal living room/dining room with amazing views and a wall of built ins; updated, bright kitchen with a west facing balcony overlooking Rittenhouse Square; two generous sized bedrooms; large foyer with coat closet; in unit laundry; high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout; […]
November 18, 2015
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Coming this Weekend: The Philadelphia Marathon

Lace up your running shoes, Philadelphia – the Philadelphia Marathon is coming to the city this Sunday. If you are participating, the hardest part of your training should be over and you should be on taper, the part of your regime where you do just short runs to keep yourself conditioned for the big race. The first group takes off […]
November 17, 2015

2601 Pennsylvania Ave 830, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Sold: $172,000 Beautiful Art Deco building just across the street from the Art Museum and the river. Full service, pet friendly building with 24 hour concierge. Wonderful deal on a spacious 1-Bedroom condo at 2601. There is a large bedroom with spectacular views, and easy access to all of Fairmount Park attractions and activities. The spacious layout includes a […]
November 17, 2015
zebras

The Day the Zebras Escaped the Circus in Philadelphia

Zebras! Zebras black and white, Running loose in broad daylight. Circus zebras on a wild spree Giving chase on the streets of Philly! The jokes (and poetry) nearly write themselves. It sounds like something out of Dr. Seuss or another children’s book, but a pair of zebras actually escaped captivity and ran wild on the streets of Philadelphia Sunday. The […]
November 17, 2015

Just Sold: 3305 Capri Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19145

Just Sold: 342,000   Meticulously maintained at the Villas at Packer Park. This turnkey 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath home has many upgrades throughout and is ready for you to move right in. Upon entering you will notice flowing open layout, perfect for entertainment and summer cook outs. The kitchen has all the modern touches and functionality you would expect in […]
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