October 29, 2015

Just Sold: 3215 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Just Sold: $450,000 Great Triplex in Powelton Village. Close to University City and the Art Museum. Excellent rental market. All apartments have their own utilities (heat and air conditioning). First floor 2 bedroom with washer and dryer has access to private yard. Landlord pays common area electric. Common area has hardwood floors. All apartments have hardwood floors with tile in […]
October 29, 2015
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Philly Changed Pot Policy, Life Has Continued as Normal

Last year, the city of Philadelphia took a progressive step in the War Against Drugs. They started punishing citizens found with under 30 grams of pot with a $25 ticket instead of an arrest. Now that some time has elapsed since the policy went into effect, it’s possible to get some perspective on the matter. Interestingly, while you might think […]
October 28, 2015
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Fire Damages Center City Landmark

Fire broke out early yesterday morning at the Fairmount Park Welcome Center, an iconic Center City landmark. Crews were busy yesterday sweeping up glass from approximately 20 windows shattered by firefighters. The Welcome Center, which is adjacent to LOVE Park, is considered an important city institution for greeting visitors to the city of Philadelphia. The Welcome Center, located at 16th […]
October 27, 2015
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Philly News Briefs: 10/27/15

1.) Actor Richard Gere was on hand along with other representatives of the Dalai Lama to receive the medal intended for His Holiness. The Dalai Lama was supposed to come to the States himself to receive the medal, but announced last month that poor health would keep him from doing so. The Liberty Medal is presented on the basis of […]
October 26, 2015

Just Reduced: 759 S Marvine St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Just Reduced: $474,900 The super location and charming character combine for a perfect center city living experience. Many windows provide lots of light pouring sunshine into this home. Bring outdoors in by enjoying a very private, brick-paved rear patio and a second floor roof deck. This home features oak hardwood flooring on three levels, classic Philadelphia-Style staircase with open handrails […]
October 26, 2015
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Philadelphia Celebrates Day of Kindness

The City of Philadelphia was supposed to be celebrating a visit from His Holiness the Dalai Lama today and tomorrow, as part of the joyous occasion surrounding him being given the Liberty Medal for peace and compassion. Unfortunately, the Dalai Lama was unable to travel to the United States as scheduled, due to health complications. Philadelphia is going ahead today […]
October 23, 2015

Just Reduced: 250 S 17th St 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Reduced: $664,900 Welcome home to 250 s. 17th, Rittenhouse Square’s preeminent prewar building. This doorman, elevator building is just steps from Rittenhouse Square. Only two units per floor, so no need to worry about noisy neighbors. Unit #301 is completely renovated and has been meticulously maintained during current ownership. It has extraordinary space throughout including a foyer entrance, which […]
October 23, 2015
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Report Tracks Effects of Gentrification in Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released a study lately on the effects of gentrification – the process by which an area or neighborhood becomes more upscale or affluent by an influx of middle- or upper class residents into what used to be poor areas. Since Philadelphia is the 12th-most gentrified city in the United States, it makes sense to […]
October 23, 2015

Just Reduced: 2018-32 Walnut St 23F, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Reduced: $1,700 Spacious south facing studio located on one of the top floors in The Wanamaker House. Dramatic floor to ceiling bay windows with panoramic skyline views of the city, hardwood floors, clean carpeted living area with optional divider for sleeping area, marble bathroom with private bath/shower, enclosed kitchen and very generous closet space. Prime location within walking distance […]
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