The home features a fully custom eat-in kitchen with an island as well as a master suite that takes up more than half of the home's second floor.
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"Walking in, it was as if we had been transported to the 1960s," says Everest DiSilvo, who lives in the house with wife Allison and their two children.
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was renovated by previous owners. Built in 1762, it is currently on the National Historic Registry.
As change and development threaten the proud neighborhood in West Philadelphia, residents and community activists seek more direct control over the process.
The exterior room, completed in the spring, looks like a small freestanding palace. Its shiny copper roof is supported by stone half-columns set in a flagstone base.
The home features two full baths and a powder room as well as four bedrooms - one of which serves as a part-time office with a Murphy bed.
The Headstrong Foundation's latest project - a seven-bedroom home where cancer patients can stay for free during treatment - has faced push-back from local residents.
Everything from rent increases to evictions to security deposits varies from state to state.
After getting the building's permission, John and Maryanne performed a quickie marriage ceremony to join two units at the Philadelphian.
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The six-bedroom single home is historically designated and was built in 1860. In 1910, it was redesigned by Penn architect Louis Magaziner as his own residence.
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