Exton Square ‘doesn’t want to be a mall,’ PREIT CEO says on earnings call

Analysts say the next few years will be pivotal for PREIT as it redevelops a major property in Center City Philadelphia for the Fashion District and seeks to transform other malls.

Gentrification hit Harlem first, and now a housing-boom play born there makes its Philly premiere

Theatre Horizon stages "Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale" Feb. 22-24. We talk to co-creator Jaylene Clark Owens.

Gentrification hit Harlem first, and now a housing-boom play born there makes its Philly premiere

Theatre Horizon stages "Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale" Feb. 22-24. We talk to co-creator Jaylene Clark Owens.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

Millennials fuel strongest growth in Center City housing production since 2002, report says

As millennials poured into the Center City area in 2018, they created a record demand for housing.

Millennials fuel strongest growth in Center City housing production since 2002, report says

As millennials poured into the Center City area in 2018, they created a record demand for housing.
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The forgotten history of Philadelphia’s early gas stations | Inga Saffron

Gassing up used to mean a trip to a diminutive Spanish Colonial hacienda or an English Cottage.

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Society Hill was an urban planning masterpiece. Will these new towers ruin the design? | Inga Saffron

Despite a legacy of great historic and modern architecture, Society Hill struggles to find a place for new buildings.

Delaware waterfront agency promises public a role in plans for historic port site archaeology

The remarks come response to a letter last month by State Sen. Larry Farnese in which the lawmaker called for a public vetting process before the sale to the Durst Organization of New York.

On the market: Queen Village house with a pneumatic tube elevator for $1.18 million

The four-bedroom, four-bath house also has lots of outdoor space, including a roof deck, wired and plumbed for a outdoor kitchen.

After court decision, apartments at Fishtown’s St. Laurentius church could finally become a reality

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania said Tuesday that a small group of neighborhood residents called the Faithful Laurentians did not have standing to appeal a zoning variance that gave a developer approval to put 23 apartments in the church.

A Kensington loft transformed into a ‘comfy art gallery’

“The building has this familial vibe, with wide hallways, floors left in their unmitigated state ... so it had an authenticity and a warmth that made me feel it was a happy place,” said Terri Currier, who moved to Kensington in 2017.

Residents aren’t happy that a beloved Delco pub could become a church

People in Ridley are upset that the neighborhood Barnaby’s might be sold to New Destiny Christian Center, a grassroots worship community based in Delaware County.

Two Fishtown properties collapse after Philly contractor worked without permits, L&I says

The family who owned the rowhouse next door did not realize that their foundation had been compromised until “the house shook, the ceiling started to cave in, the floors started to sink, and the stairs separated from the wall."

Philadelphia ranked among most popular places for women to buy homes

While buying a home can be difficult for anyone — especially a woman — the Philadelphia metro area seems to yield more success for female house hunters.

This digital adman could pay for your town hall’s next big construction project — on one condition

While cash-strapped cities have already turned with increasing frequency to private funding sources for their public offerings, Catalyst is taking the trend to a new extreme.

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Go ahead, cross in the middle of the block — if you dare | Inga Saffron

People will follow the most natural path to their destination, so why not install mid-block crosswalks to make it safe?

Ex-con charged with stealing homes from the dead

William E. Johnson is accused of stealing seven houses with forged deeds, faking the signatures of dead owners or aged “sellers.” The allegations were detailed in an Inquirer investigation.

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