These luxury homes are fully furnished; all you need is $77 million

"We're aiming these at well-to-do, well traveled, sophisticated people who might have gone through the process of creating a home many times," the developer said. "They tell us it's quite a nightmare.

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Why some Philadelphia neighborhoods are paying for their own park improvements | Inga Saffron

Although the sugary-drinks tax is generating more money for parks, Philadelphia neighborhoods are turning to private fund-raising to pay for new park furniture and special amenities.
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Why some Philadelphia neighborhoods are paying for their own park improvements | Inga Saffron

Although the sugary-drinks tax is generating more money for parks, Philadelphia neighborhoods are turning to private fund-raising to pay for new park furniture and special amenities.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Wheelchair-accessible ideas for any guest bathroom

Considering building an accessible guest bathroom in your home? Whether you’re remodeling or building a new bath from scratch, here's how to create a stylish bathroom you'll love.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Wheelchair-accessible ideas for any guest bathroom

Considering building an accessible guest bathroom in your home? Whether you’re remodeling or building a new bath from scratch, here's how to create a stylish bathroom you'll love.

April 19-25: In the garden, it’s time to ...

Clean out your compost bin. If all you’ve been doing all winter is dumping garbage in the top end of it, it’s time to give that baby a stir.

April 19-25: In the garden, it’s time to ...

Clean out your compost bin. If all you’ve been doing all winter is dumping garbage in the top end of it, it’s time to give that baby a stir.
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A home on America’s oldest residential street with ‘Airbnb potential’ is for sale in Philly for $1.2 million

139 Elfreth's Alley, with origins dating to the mid-1700s, is on the market for the first time in nearly 40 years.The agent behind the listing says the history surrounding the property could make it an attractive Airbnb.

On the market: Historic John Palmer house with garden oasis for $1.15 million

The 2,779-square-foot property was built in 1743 by bricklayer John Bankson Palmer. “This house was built the year Thomas Jefferson was born,” the owner said. “It’s so amazing.”

Their father spent 40 years turning vacant lots into a garden. Then they were sold at sheriff's sale.

Now, pro bono legal advocates are arguing that the city and its tax collector never posted notice on the property as required by law.

After 11 years of ‘delays and setbacks,’ developer Carl Dranoff unveils apartment building in Ardmore

One Ardmore is the first of several apartment buildings planned or in progress in Ardmore that will add hundreds of rental units to the Philadelphia suburb.

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What would we do if we were watching Philadelphia’s great buildings burn in real time? | Inga Saffron

The fire Monday at Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral reminds us how easy it is to lose the great accomplishments of our civilization.

A 1920s Medford home refitted for faith and family

“We feel welcome, happy, and comfortable here,” owner Baily Kahan said. “... We all love the charm of this home that has the grace of the past.”

What’s going into the new Fashion District Philadelphia, former Gallery mall

The redevelopment of The Gallery into the Fashion District has been in the works for years. Here's what we know about construction and what stores will be there.

Carlyle Group part of partnership paying $30M for Center City apartments in historic office building

Carlyle and Alterra Property Group bought the Commonwealth apartment building from investment-manager Invesco.

Al Capone family home in Chicago sells for $226,000 — double the asking price

Al Capone moved into the two-flat with his mother and sister in 1923 after moving to Chicago from New York.

Philly developer granted approval to partially demolish Society Hill’s Dilworth House to build condos

The 6-3 decision by the city Historical Commission allows Philadelphia developer John Turchi Jr. to tear down the rear portion of the house to build a 12-story condo tower.

‘Where’s the beef?’ Not at 11th and Walnut for much longer, as demolition looms for holdout Wendy’s

The property parcel is nestled on the northern edge of Thomas Jefferson University’s dense urban medical campus, just south of the blocks where some of Center City's most intensive development is occurring.

Why the Pa. teachers’ pension fund is buying fruit orchards in Florida and nut farms on the West Coast

One of the biggest mysteries is the group of properties the pension fund is buying in Harrisburg, not a real estate hot spot. Officials won't discuss their plans for the parcels.

Developer Blumenfeld targets July for North Broad Street office-and-apartment tower groundbreaking

Mural West would be the latest — and largest — project in the city to be funded under the opportunity-zone program, which is meant to encourage development in low-income communities.

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