West Mount Airy condo allows couple to age in place in the neighborhood they love

“I knew this would be popular as there is very little available in the area of Mount Airy for people who want to age in place,” developer Scott Seibert of Bancroft Green said.

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The discreet charm of Fishtown’s working-class architecture

Stone facade on Fishtown bar is totally fake and totally great.
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The discreet charm of Fishtown’s working-class architecture

Stone facade on Fishtown bar is totally fake and totally great.

Preparing for a big freeze: Tips on buying a portable generator

Whether you live in a place at the mercy of snowstorms, hurricanes, heat waves, or an outdated electric grid, a power outage can range from an annoyance to life-threatening.

Preparing for a big freeze: Tips on buying a portable generator

Whether you live in a place at the mercy of snowstorms, hurricanes, heat waves, or an outdated electric grid, a power outage can range from an annoyance to life-threatening.

On the market: Point Breeze rowhouse with custom design for $308,888

A three-bedroom home that was auctioned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority has been refreshed and remodeled. The developer was inspired by HGTV's Joanna Gaines.

On the market: Point Breeze rowhouse with custom design for $308,888

A three-bedroom home that was auctioned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority has been refreshed and remodeled. The developer was inspired by HGTV's Joanna Gaines.
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Would you use a start-up to sell your home? This Philly company is betting you will

Philadephia-based Houwzer is branding itself itself as a modern real estate company that can save customers thousands of dollars. The U.S. Department of Justice has encouraged more competition in the real estate industry.

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As Old City booms, new buildings struggle to make themselves part of the neighborhood | Inga Saffron

The National and 218 Arch incorporate historic elements into their designs.

Plan to convert Kensington dairy plant to apartments keeps landmark ‘milk bottle’ in place

Plans call for constructing three new stories of residential units atop the existing complex of buildings, nearly reaching the bottom of the water tower.

A new Washington Square high-rise? Philly developer tries again to build condo tower over Dilworth House

Philadelphia developer John Turchi has pulled two zoning permits that would allow a buidler to demolish part of the Dilworth House and build a 10-unit condo tower on the site.

North Broad Street’s historic Blue Horizon boxing venue to become hotel under Marriott’s Moxy brand

As a micro-hotel with small rooms aimed at cost-conscious travelers who plan to spend most of their visits out and about, the Moxy would join the Pod Hotel under construction near the southeast corner in Center City.

Opening up a Craftsman-style home in Wynnewood for modern living

The home, built in 1926, had a warren of small rooms — including 11 bedrooms — when Kelly Copeland and Ken Deitch bought it in 2012. They've opened up the space for their family of four.

Philly contractor faces $45,000 in OSHA fines for Brewerytown building collapse that killed one in June

Contractor Harvey Figgs was killed when the property he was demolishing by hand collapsed, dumping bricks and rubble on top of him. OSHA determined that his employer, Gama Wrecking Inc., had not properly braced walls and floors, or set up a "personal fall arrest system."

Design trends to watch for in 2019

Before you pick up that paintbrush, take a look at the colors and styles the pros say will be big in 2019.

Newark landmark Gateway Center bought for $300 million; high-end shopping, public spaces planned

The nascent recovery of Newark, New Jersey, has gotten a boost with a deal to transform an outdated downtown office complex with high-end shopping and lively public spaces.

Judge allows Camden lawsuit against Philadelphia developer to proceed in state court

The ruling keeps two fronts open in the legal battle between Carl Dranoff and Camden.

German grocer Lidl months away from starting construction on South Philly waterfront

The company hopes to begin work as soon as it completes its purchase of the property east of Christopher Columbus Boulevard, between Reed and Dickinson Streets.

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How one small condo building could harm the Parkway, Rodin Museum, and Philly’s dream of a new rail park | Inga Saffron

The current design would privatize one of Philadelphia's most beloved public spaces.

Ocean Resort Casino to change hands again barely a year after former Revel’s last sale

The casino's new owner is said to plan $70 million in fresh investment at the property.

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