Browsing All posts tagged under »historical«

4731 Hazel Ave – SOLD

June 23, 2016

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This classic Victorian twin in a fantastic location somehow manages to be bright and breezy while still retaining much of its historic charm. Built c. 1900, the house features classic details like oak floors with decorative inlay, plaster crown molding, carved wood mantelpieces and handsome five-panel wood doors. But the brand-new kitchen, updated bathrooms and […]

917 S 48th St – SOLD

October 27, 2014

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Every neighborhood has its magical block—in Rittenhouse it’s Delancey St., in Fairmount it’s Green St., and in Cedar Park it’s got to be Windsor Ave. This striking home sits on the corner of Windsor and one of the prettiest stretches of 48th St, which, coupled with its being one of just a handful of properties […]

4629 Hazel Ave – SOLD

October 25, 2014

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With room after large, sunny room of beautiful millwork and well-preserved circa 1910 details on an idyllic Penn Alexander catchment area block, this is the forever home you’ve been waiting for. Enter through the large vestibule into the living room with a gas fireplace, dramatic crown molding and leaded glass at every turn—from the oversize […]

5023 Osage Ave – SOLD

October 2, 2014

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The owners of this home have spent the last decade dreaming of living on a farm, which clearly influenced the design choices they made as they lovingly renovated their city home. Lucky for you, they’ve taken the plunge and bought an actual urban farm (!) and are moving on from this near-perfect combination of size, […]

4730 Kingsessing Ave – SOLD

September 26, 2014

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A return to Europe for a new job is the only thing turning these happy homeowners into sellers. What a sweet setup: They renovated the first two floors of this former triplex into a spacious, open and lofty space for themselves, and the continuously occupied third floor has significantly subsidized the mortgage over the years—an […]

4839 Walton Ave

September 17, 2014

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There are quick flips, there are respectful rehabs, and then there’s this: a home painstakingly renovated over the course of four years combining top-quality materials with thoughtful customizations. Modern industrial touches meld perfectly with original details like oak floors, curved plaster, unique woodwork and oversize windows. The foyer entry with original doors, wainscoting and tile […]