October 14, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Begins Building SHOEMAKER GREEN

University of Pennsylvania Begins Building SHOEMAKER GREEN PlanPhilly reports that over in the University City neighborhood UPenn has begun construction on the latest PennConnects project called Shoemaker Green. Shoemaker Green is a 3.75 acre public green space that links the UPenn campus to recently completed Penn Park and thus to Center City Philadelphia. The space was formerly used as tennis […]
October 13, 2011

Help Save Bella Vista Mural!

Help Save Bella Vista Mural! Just got an email from my Philadelphia real estate agent and developer friend asking me to sign a petition to save a mural near her Bella Vista home.  The mural is located at the intersection of 9th Street and Bainbridge Street across the street from Palumbo Park near the Italian Market.  I’m not a big fan of […]
October 12, 2011

Old City, Northern Liberties And Fishtown Spotlighted In October GQ Magazine

Old City and Northern Liberties Spotlighted In October GQ Magazine Uwishunu blogged about an article on Philadelphia in the October issue of GQ magazine. The article, “A GQ City Guide: Philly, Without the Cheese” focuses on hotspots in the Old City, Northern Liberties, and Fishtown Neighborhoods. No, Philadelphia has not suddenly turned into Miami. But you’ll find stores that get […]
October 11, 2011

Mortgage Rates Once Again At Historic Low

Mortgage Rates Once Again At Historic Low   I don’t know how many times I’m going to beat this drum but rates just keep falling.  Great time to buy…or at least refinance.  Here’s an email I got today from Trident Mortgage:   Hello Agents Attached is an email that you can forward to your clients to show the historical rise […]
October 11, 2011

Market Street and JFK Boulevard Transformed For Bikers

Market Street and JFK Boulevard Transformed For Bikers The city of Philadelphia will the city will be closing the left-most lane of traffic on Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard between 15th and 20th streets for the next two weeks in order to test an idea proposed by the Center City District two years ago.  The idea is that these […]
October 11, 2011

Local Artists Beautify Powelton Village Exteriors

Local Artists Beautify Powelton Village Exteriors Philly.com reports that local artists are using their art to beautify Powelton Village building fronts.  This fall, 13 vacant windows and buildings along Lancaster Avenue in the Powelton section have been transformed by art.  The art display is being partially funded by a $30,000 city grant and will remain in effect until November 30th. […]
October 10, 2011

Philadelphia Green Energy Homes

Philadelphia Green Energy Homes Everywhere I turn I see advertisements for alternative energy sources promoting green energy.  This week Philly.com posted an article about Green energy homes in Philadelphia.  In addition to helping the planet and saving money on utility bills, some green energy options trigger tax breaks or rebates and can increase the value of your home. “Consider that […]
October 8, 2011

Dracula Festival at 20th and Delancey in Rittenhouse Square??

Dracula Festival at 20th and Delancey in Rittenhouse Square?? Definitely didn’t see this one coming…Apparently The Rosenbach Museum & Library located at 2008-2010 Delancey Place in Rittenhouse Square is having thier 9th annual Dracula Festival.  For the last eight Octobers, the Rosenbach, which houses Bram Stoker’s original research notes and outlines for Dracula offers a month long series of events […]
October 7, 2011

Society Hill 2bed/2.5bath – 200 Lombard Street 10 – REDUCED $125,000!!

MUST SELL! Steal of the Month – 200 Lombard Street 10 – REDUCED $125,000!!  Originally listed at 499k and now reduced to 375k. [idx-listing mlsnumber=”5946651″ showall=”true”] To search Philadelphia Real Estate listings for condos, homes and apartments click here. Blog post compliments of CenterCityTeam’s Philadelphia Real Estate Blog Frank L. DeFazio, Esquire Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors – Society Hill […]
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