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UPenn Expands Homeownership Incentive Boundaries

Geographic Radius Grown to Include “South Bank” Area Philadelphia Business Journal reports that the University of Pennsylvania is expanding incentive program boundaries, to include 52nd st – 56th st, from Market to Paschall Ave. This incorporates residential properties across from South Bank (formerly known as Marshall Labs). Big picture – this program aims to expand West...CONTINUE READING

10 Reasons to Live in Philadelphia This Summer

Local attractions, amenities & specials adding that extra spice to our city of brotherly love … — # 1 – Center City Sips Citywide happy hour specials every Wednesday evening, all summer long ! June 4th – August 28th / 5 – 7 pm weekly $3 beer, $4 wine, & $5 cocktails Sponsored by Center...CONTINUE READING

Global Music Icon Embraces Collegiate Roots this Spring (Updated)

9-time Grammy winner returns to local alma mater this spring 2014. — Updated (5/21) – Watch John Legend’s moving speech from UPenn graduation [in full] below, via philly.com — Global singer & songwriter, Mr. John Legend (class of 1999), will deliver this year’s commencement speech for uPenn Class of 2014. The esteemed University will present...CONTINUE READING

Under Construction: Schuylkill River Boardwalk

Those who frequent the Schuylkill River Trail have definitely noticed the construction currently taking place adjacent to the river. In case you missed it, Philly.com recently reported Philadelphia will introduce its very own Schuylkill River boardwalk next fall in 2014. The project will span from Locust Ave to the South Street bridge, connecting Center City...CONTINUE READING

Student Housing Hi-rise Coming to Chestnut Street

It has recently became finalized from Brandywine Realty Trust, that they are on the verge of building a 33 story tower at Cira Center South that will sleep more than 850 students from both University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. This gorgeous high-rise, dubbed the Grove, is set to cost around $158.5 million dollars with...CONTINUE READING

Where to buy Philadelphia Real Estate in 2013–#3 West Philly

West Philadelphia for those not in the know is just the rough neighborhood where the Fresh Prince of Bellaire was born and raised. However, this hidden gem wedged between Philadelphia and Delaware County and home to he University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, University of the Sciences and St. Josephs University offers plenty of unbelievable housing...CONTINUE READING
Meryl & Joseph Lozano

Meet Your Philadelphia Neighbors – Meryl & Joseph Lozano From West Philly

Meet this week’s featured residents and your neighbors, Meryl & Joseph Lozano, from West Philly: Name: Meryl & Joseph Lozano Age: 29/30 Occupation: Meryl works and studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Joe is an artist and teacher. (You can see his work at JosephLozano.net) Philadelphia Neighborhood you live in: West Philly.  Between the...CONTINUE READING