July 31, 2017
South Philadelphia

Cool Stuff You Didn’t Know About Philadelphia (Part 4)

If you follow the CCT blog (and, if you don’t, the better question is “why not?”), then you have read our series on Cool Stuff About Philadelphia That You Didn’t Know. This is the latest installment of the series, filled with trivia about the City of Brotherly Love. We might feel like Philadelphia is the center of the universe, but […]
July 28, 2017

Just Listed: 810 N Burns St Unit #1, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Listed: $350,000 Welcome home to Burns Estates, a boutique condominium featuring only 2 units! This luxury 3 bed, 3.5 bath tri-level condo is in one of the hottest area’s of Philadelphia! First floor boasts a spacious living/dining room with hardwood floors and tiled powder room. Attention to detail is evident in the chef inspired kitchen featuring quartz counter tops, […]
July 28, 2017
body paint

Woman Covers Herself in Body Paint to Draw Attention to Addiction Stigma

A Harrisburg woman recently staged a dramatic one-person performance piece in Center City meant to draw attention to the stigma of addiction. Alexis Johnson had spent the past three and a half hours being covered head to toe in black body paint and covered in messages like “SILENCE KILLS.” The sentiment was repeated over and over, on her face, her […]
July 27, 2017

Just Reduced: 102-22 Church St Unit #303, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Just Reduced: $299,900 Welcome to your next home! This beautifully updated condo right in the heart of Old City features exposed brick and bamboo hardwood floors throughout, HUGE living room with plenty of light, along with a great kitchen featuring granite counter tops, and upgraded stainless steel appliances. Bathroom features plenty of upgrades, such as a vessel sink, and full […]
July 27, 2017

Just Sold: 2214 Manning St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Just Sold: $342,000 Perfect Jewel Box 1br/1ba townhome in lovely, leafy Fitler Square. This small, chic home sits on a quiet, tree lined, low-traffic street incredibly located steps from Fitler Square Park, Rittenhouse Square and Schuylkill River Park & Trail. Enter this charming home directly into the open living room/ dining room with original floors, south facing picture window for […]
July 27, 2017
gentrification

Influx of New Buyers Creates Concerns About Gentrification

Some of Philadelphia’s hottest new neighborhoods are ones that were, in years past, virtually untouched due to blight and crime. As prices in the highly-desirable Center City skyrocket, new residents are beginning to flock to the neighborhoods bordering downtown and creating gentrified areas. Is the gentrification exciting or worrying? It depends on who you ask. According to a Philadelphia Inquirer […]
July 26, 2017

Just Listed For Rent: 155 Parker Ave Unit #A, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Just Listed For Rent: $1075/month DON’T MISS this spacious and clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with one car PARKING! This is the FIRST FLOOR UNIT, no steps! Property is just steps from IVY RIDGE TRAIN STATION taking you into center city within 20 minutes! Private access to your own front deck, which few units have on the block! Unit […]
July 26, 2017

Just Reduced: 865 N 27th St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Just Reduced: $529,900 MOTIVATED SELLER – BRING ALL OFFERS! The market for spring is normally a sellers market – this spring will be no different and will probably be a huge market for sellers as the inventory of homes available is at an all time low and more people are pre-qualified to purchase homes than this market has seen in […]
July 26, 2017
skyline

Philly’s Skyline: Room to Grow

Curbed Philly recently published a piece about the Skyline report by the commercial real estate firm JLL. The report studied the skylines of major United States cities and the buildings that make them up. Philadelphia is a city that has seen dramatically rising buildings in recent years,  ever since One Liberty Place broke the “gentleman’s agreement” in place and built […]
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