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Row Houses at Work – The Row House Storefront

Every now and then, a row house has to be more than a house. From the beginning of urban development, people have worked and live in the same buildings. Larger row houses are perfect for this intimate commerce. Below are a few of our favorite examples and we'll be adding more as we come across … Continue reading Row Houses at Work – The Row House Storefront

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It Can Be Yours! 130 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA

The neighborhood of Queen Village in Philadelphia, PA, is fast becoming the most-desirable place to live in Philadelphia. Recently, Philadelphia Magazine praised the positive growth and development of the greater Center City area and for local residents, myself included, the neighborhood just gets better every year. Learn more about Queen Village. Most residential properties in … Continue reading It Can Be Yours! 130 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA

Row House of the Week: A Small Street in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, there are plenty of things that could do with improving; crime, violence, public schools, public transportation, etc. However, it could be these things that keep Philadelphia from becoming too crowded. And, when your city isn't over-developed, you get little streets with little blocks of little row homes such as this lovely example from … Continue reading Row House of the Week: A Small Street in Philadelphia

Beyond the Block Party: The Evolution of One Block’s Party

It isn't hard to organize a block party (see our post about organizing block parties) and the benefits of neighbors getting to know each other is invaluable. So it's not surprising when a block party instigates more community activities among neighbors. Craig LaBan, a food critic at the Philadelphia Inquirer, wrote an article on May … Continue reading Beyond the Block Party: The Evolution of One Block’s Party