October 13, 2014
edgar allan poe

When “The Raven” Flew Over Spring Garden: On Poe’s Time In Philly

Dear Baltimore – Let’s get one thing straight. Edgar Allan Poe is ours. You may have his body, but no1curr about some dusty old bones. Kindest regards, Philadelphia. Okay, time to be serious. Well, I mean, that was serious – Philly has, and always will have, the better claim over Poe. But I’m getting ahead of myself. It’s October, month […]
October 10, 2014

“Huge” Is the Word: Inside Mark Wahlberg’s New Nest

Famous actor, Bostonian, and erstwhile rapper Mark Wahlberg just completed construction on his new digs in sunny Beverly Park, California – and wow, is it big. The home, which clocks in at over TWENTY THOUSAND square feet, took a whopping five years to build and plan. The good folks at Yahoo! got a hold of some aerial shots of Casa […]
October 9, 2014
500 walnut

New Ultra-Luxe Tower Is Only Philly Developer’s Latest

How does a (very expensive) condo tower not slated for completion until Spring of 2017 already have over a dozen reservations? The answer is one that takes a little while to explain. The tower in question is called 500 Walnut. It’s the baby of developer Tom Scannapieco, who has been single-handedly responsible for the super-high-end revolution in Center City real […]
October 8, 2014

Adios, LeBron: “King James” Lists Miami Manse

Looking for a pad fit for royalty? If you want to live down in sultry Miami and, you know, have $17 mil to blow, you can reign like an NBA superstar in LeBron James’ former home. James just listed his over-the-top gorgeous South Florida nest. That’s not really surprising, given his recent transition from the Heat over to the Cleveland […]
October 7, 2014

The CENTERfold: Room to Roam

You know a home’s pretty special when the Wall Street Journal stands up and takes notice. That’s exactly the case with 1901 Delancey Place. This overwhelmingly-large Rittenhouse Square home recently hit the market. At a whopping 8,806 square feet, I’m pretty sure it’s the largest CENTERfold ever! It sports five bedrooms and seven baths, all of which are huge. The […]
October 6, 2014

On Trend: Beautiful Brick

This post is an ode to exposed brick. One of the most universally-beloved, most-requested design elements, brick makes a home feel simultaneously cozy and inviting and delightfully modern. It’s a timeless look with appeal that transcends individual taste. Whether fiery red or muted pink, it matches everything and always looks great. Take a look, for instance, at 722 N. 2nd […]
October 3, 2014

The CENTERfold: 417 Spruce Street

Sometimes you just need two CENTERfolds in one week – and it’s one of those weeks. This absolute stunner is located on one of the best rows in Center City, and the pictures hardly do it justice. This four bedroom, 3.5 bath home is a stunning 5,000 square feet in size. It has been lovingly renovated, but retains many of […]
October 3, 2014

Weekend Open House Roundup: No Place Like Old City

Hello, Old City! This weekend’s batch of open houses are located in the original part of Philadelphia, which is packed with history and charm. 501 Vine St #9 2 beds / 2 baths, 2,663 sqft, $750,000 Open House: Sunday, October 5th: 1:00pm to 3:00pm This enormous penthouse at Vine Street Condos is a true gem. With a gourmet kitchen, exposed […]
October 1, 2014

Sexy Digs In Fishtown and NoLibs!

The NoLibs/Fishtown nabe is a happening area. It’s been continually on the rise for a few years, and it’s stuffed with adorable homes. Today, we’re showing off a handful of properties for sale or rent that stand out. Ready to be swooned by some NoLibs knockouts and heaps of Fish-y fab? Of course you are. 1.) 407-409 Poplar Street 4 […]
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