August 20, 2014
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Just Listed! 6239 N 12th St, East Oak Lane

A big, detached home on a huge, shady lot? You are thinking that this can’t possibly be Center City… and you are right. The team’s newest listing is located off the beaten path in North Philly, in the East Oak Lane nabe. 6239 N 12th St. is a 4-bedroom, 4-bath home of 2,643 square feet. This home is visually impressive […]
August 19, 2014
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W.T.Philly – Holy Pediophobia!

Before you ask – it’s a fear of dolls. Pediophobia, that is. For some of us, the Talky Tina episode of The Twilight Zone is to blame. Either that, or friggin’ Chucky. (Don’t click that link.) I’m not especially afraid of dolls, puppets, or ventriloquist dummies – refusing to watch Dead Silence was a big help in that regard – […]
August 18, 2014
kitchen

The CENTERfold: Broad Street Beauty

It’s back to one of our favorite haunts, the Symphony House, for a special Monday CENTERfold! This gorgeous townhome was listed only three days ago. It’s a newer unit, having just been built in 2007, at one of the Museum District’s poshest addresses. 440 S Broad St UNIT 2307 is a three bedroom, four bathroom townhome of 2,048 square feet. […]
August 15, 2014
living

Weekend Open House Roundup 8/16-8/17: Living Like Royalty in Queen Village

I always love popping over to Queen Village for some open house listings, because the homes are so tremendously original and uniquely historic there. Not only is today’s batch no exception, but I’d venture to say that these listings are some of the prettiest and most interesting of any I’ve ever profiled for open houses in this area! If you […]
August 14, 2014
george

The Thursday Five: New Homes Ready to Go!

There’s something magical about that new-home smell. Fresh paint, the lingering scent of sawdust… it’s inimitable. In honor of the fresh, unspoiled delights of new construction, today’s Thursday Five is all about new homes! 1009 S 17th St 3 beds, 3 baths, 2,500 sqft $699,000   808 E Girard Ave 3 beds, 3 baths, 2,600 sqft $449,900   1002 S […]
August 13, 2014
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Pictures of Pretty Condos: Cityview

Graced with one of the Art Museum Area’s finest addresses, The Cityview is a stylish and lovely place to live. The building at 2001 Hamilton Street is right on the boundary of Logan Circle, at the crossroads of two of Center City’s nicest neighborhoods. The Schuylkill riverfront is not far away, either. The Cityview sports 532 units over 28 floors, […]
August 12, 2014
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The CENTERfold: Making Beautiful Music In the Symphony House

I don’t normally cover rentals in the CENTERfold. On the other hand, I normally don’t encounter rentals like this one! So, imagine that you are me, browsing Zillow for a peek at Center City real estate. La di da, nothing new. All of the sudden, you see a “for rent” listing – for $8,495 a month. Yeah. You just read […]
August 11, 2014
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Marvelous Monday: Adorable Homes Under $275k

It’s time for another installment of Marvelous Monday! (Worry not, Philadelphia – WTPhilly will return!) Center City can, as we’ve discussed umpteen times, be expensive. Don’t think, though, that you are necessarily priced out of a great Philadelphia home because your budget is modest! The following homes prove that treasure awaits those willing to dig a bit. All are priced […]
August 8, 2014
kitchen

Weekend Open House Roundup: It’s Hip In the Square

Oh, Rittenhouse Square! It’s always a pleasure honing in on this neighborhood, because who doesn’t love the best? Center City’s hottest nabe is packed full of gorgeous real estate, and the homes I’ve sampled for this week’s open house roundup are no exception. If you are looking for your next Center City home, take a look at these homes having […]
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