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Category / Loft District

Best Eats in Philly: Zagat Releases 2014 Rankings

— Best in the City Vedge, Washington Sq. West Vernick Food & Drink, Rittenhouse Sq. Morimoto, Washington Sq. West Bibou, Bella Vista (BYOB) Zahav, Society Hill Best Presentation Talula’s Garden, Washington Sq. West Morimoto, Wash. Sq. West Fountain Restaurant, Logan Sq. Buddakan, Old City Lacroix, Rittenhouse Sq. Best Service Fountain, Logan Square Laurel, East Passyunk...CONTINUE READING

Open Houses (9/28) + Fall Updates

Sunday, September 28th ; 12-4pm 476 Harmon Rd, Roxborough 429 N 13th St #5C, Loft District Photography: Matt Robnett (Matt@PLUSHimage.com) — # 1 – 476 Harmon Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128 Back on Market: Single-Family Home with New Kitchen & Massive Backyard.  Date / Time: Sunday September 28th, 12pm-3pm Listing Agent: Justin Bresson Priced At: $249,000 (MLS # 6457004) 2 beds, 2...CONTINUE READING

$10k Price Improvement on Gorgeous Loft District Unit

$10k Price Improvement: 429 N. 13th St Unit 5C Philadelphia, PA 19123 Beautiful Loft District condo with private bedroom & walk –in vault! Additional highlights: Custom u-shaped kitchen includes stainless steal appliances. Large bathroom features deep Jacuzzi, hardwood floors & subway tile. 13’ high ceilings, factory maple floors & exposed brick throughout. Walk-in vault features...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Features

Property #1: 947 S 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 [Newly listed!] Beautiful home in Queen Village with Garage Parking, only 10 years old! Date/Time: Sunday June 23, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Listing Agent: Stephanie Slapin On-Site Representative: Guillaume Lantoine Highlights Include: 2 Bedrooms & 1.5 Bathrooms. Den/living space on ground floor, sliding door leads...CONTINUE READING

Center City Sips Season!

It’s not Thursday, but whose thirsty? Center City Sips is 2 weeks in, and bigger than ever! In case you missed it, [Center City] Sips kicked off June 5th, featuring citywide food & beverage specials every Wednesday [5-7 pm] all summer long. Sips’ standard deal incorporates “$5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer & half-priced apps”...CONTINUE READING

Weekend Open House Options

                          Property #1: 1625 North Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 Gorgeous townhouse pictures & pricing: http://bit.ly/12ToniO E-mail karoline@atacangroup.com with any questions or concerns.   Property #2: 429 N 13th Street #5C Philadelphia, PA 19123 Spacey Loft District condo featuring 1 BR, 1 BA &...CONTINUE READING

Newly Listed: Loft District Condo with Garage Parking!

  Gorgeous Loft District condo featuring 1 BR, 1 BA & walk-in vault! Highlights Include: Private bedroom & full bathroom Indoor garage parking Custom u-shaped kitchen with stainless steel appliances Large bathroom features deep Jacuzzi, hardwood floors & subway tile Additionally offers: Versatile, bi-level vault unit perfect for storage, office space, den or guest room...CONTINUE READING
640 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19123

Development of North Broad St. – Philadelphia, PA 19123 – Fairmount

Pictures courtesy Lofts640.com Philly.com has another good article about the developments happening on North Broad Street, starting with the loft conversion by Eric Blumenfeld at 640 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19123. “They thought I was hallucinating,” Blumenfeld recalled. Their view of North Broad: “An empty, godforsaken corridor.” Seven years later, Blumenfeld has leased all...CONTINUE READING
Median Home Price Map 2005-2011 - Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Real Estate – 2011 Home Price Survey

There is a very thorough section in philly.com about the 2011 Home Price Survey for Philadelphia Real Estate that is worth checking out.  They have analyzed more than 376,000 sales in the Philadelphia region from April 2005 – June 2011. Here are the top Median Home Prices by Area in Philadelphia: Location Neighborhood/county 2011 median...CONTINUE READING
Citizens Bank Park - Trash - 2011 NLDS

Littering Issues in Philadelphia

Photo courtesy of crossingbroad.com I had the pleasure of attending the miserable NLDS Game 5 between the Phillies and Cardinals on Friday night.  While Ryan Howard lay on the field, writhing in pain after making the final out (2nd year in a row) and simultaneously blowing out his Achilles, the St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their...CONTINUE READING

Tips from KW – Choosing a Neighborhood

There are many factors to consider when selecting a neighborhood that is right for you. Below are just a few of the many factors — you may think of others that are important to you. Neighborhoods have characteristic personalities designed to best suit single people, growing families, two-career couples, or retirees.  SCOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD! It...CONTINUE READING

Center City’s Revitalization through the Last 20 Years

There’s an article on Philly.com about the Center City District and the revitalization of the city since they started 20 years ago today.  Center City has been transformed into a much cleaner, safer, and more attractive city over the last 2 decades. Serious crimes have been reduced by half over that time period and car...CONTINUE READING

More People Moving Into Philly Than Out

According to a new report, since 1993 the rate of people moving into Philadelphia has steadily increased while the rate of people leaving has dwindled.  This report was released on Wednesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative, based on IRS data. The number of people moving into the city has steadily increased from...CONTINUE READING

New National Historic District in Center City

After a two year nomination process directed by Powers & Company Inc., the National Park Service recently approved Callowhill Industrial Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.  The six acre site covers fourteen city blocks and shows off the progression of industrial architecture from some of the most distinguished designers of their day. ...CONTINUE READING

2008 Philadelphia Real Estate Review, January-May

The following is a recap of every home that sold in the first half of 2008 in the major neighborhoods surrounding Center City.  Center City neighborhoods are broken down by area and are analyzed in seperate posts below.                                                                      Low Sale         High Sale         Chinatown/ Loft District                  $182,320           $350,000              University City/ West Philly        $105,000          $562,000        Fishtown                                             $35,000            $492,000      CONTINUE READING