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The best holiday lights around Philly, mapped

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The 23 best things to do in Philadelphia with kids

We searched the city to find the best family-friendly activities in Philadelphia, from top-notch museums to fairytale playgrounds.

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Early Black Friday deals at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more

Black Friday is coming up quick, and the discounts are already rolling in from Best Buy, Amazon, Target and more.

The ultimate guide to 30th Street Station

Where to eat, where to wait, and what to avoid at Philadelphia’s historic transportation hub.

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8 Philly-area cabins to rent this winter

Some are close to lakes and streams, others are secluded in the woods. But they’re all cozy enough for winter. Enjoy your escape!

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The 18 best design and furniture stores in Philly

Everyone loves having that one glorious piece of furniture to show off in their home—especially when it's one of a kind. So behold: 18 awesome furniture stores in Philadelphia that can help you find your dream couch, coffee table, bar cart, etc.

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Following in Frank’s footsteps

How a Philly couple discovered the modern architect Frank Weise through his plans

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The 11 most Instagrammable places in Philly

The city is more Instagram-worthy than you think

Renovation Diary part 5: How to move into a Trinity home

The new owner of a Queen Village house figures out just how complicated it is to move into a Trinity rowhome.

Stunning and sunny Quince Street home $660K

It has two beds

The ultimate guide to the Philadelphia International Airport

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a newbie, this guide—covering how to get there, where to stay and eat, and survival tips—will help you navigate Philly’s airport with minimal stress.

A beginner’s guide to historic preservation in Philly

See something historic? Say something. Here’s a beginner’s guide to nominating a building, structure, district, or street for historic designation.

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Mapping Philly’s top public art pieces

From the LOVE sculpture to a must-see neon street

Will Midtown Village leave the Gayborhood behind?

As the neighborhood grows and changes, some worry about a loss of identity.

Modern Society Hill home with soaring ceilings wants $600K

It has two beds and two baths

Fishtown rowhome with farmhouse-style elements wants $550K

It has three bedrooms

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The Curbed Guide to the Jersey Shore

There’s more to the region than boardwalk funnel cake.

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Renovation Diary Part 2: Designing a modern home in an old Trinity

In the next installment of Renovation Diary, Trinity owner RoseAnn Hill explains why she hired an architect and details the design plans for every floor.

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Philly’s 11 most iconic modern buildings

With the help of Docomomo PHL, here's a starting list of the most iconic modern buildings in the city, from the PSFS building to the Moore College of Art & Design.

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A beginner’s guide to Philly modernism

The architects and structures that shaped the 20th-century style—and the fate of their legacy.

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Light-filled Fitler Square home asks $1.2M

It has four bedrooms and a spacious deck

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9 essential Isaiah Zagar mosaics in Philly

In honor of Isaiah Zagar’s 80th birthday, here are 9 must-see mosaics

Renovation Diary Part I: Finding potential in a 776-square-foot Trinity

As our Renovation Diary series begins, an out-of-towner dives into her latest home renovation project in Philly.

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17 hidden gems of Fairmount Park

From old stone tunnels to trails off the beaten path, here are some of the must-visit secrets of Fairmount Park.

In Glenside, stunning glass box-style modern home for $795K

Complete with waterfall

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Paradise in limbo: The trouble with saving the Jersey Shore’s Googie motels

Wildwood’s time-capsule motels reveal the risk of preservation at all costs

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10 landmark LGBTQ sites to visit in Philly

These are 10 spots in Philly where you can soak up some LGBTQ history

Gif shows Schuylkill River’s dramatic transformation

It looks a lot different now than 70 years ago

In Society Hill, rowhome with colorful facade wants $800K

It has three beds and two baths

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25 secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Philly

Welcome to Curbed's map of secret gardens, parks, and green spaces throughout Philly. For the purposes of our map, the word "secret" applies to everything from tiny neighborhood gardens to some larger parks that are under-appreciated.

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The ultimate 2019 guide to Parks on Tap

The popular mobile beer garden returns this month.

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The Art Deco masterpieces of Philadelphia, mapped

Philly isn’t often recognized for its Art Deco architecture. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some stunning examples of the ornamental style.

Stunning photos show Dilworth Park, City Hall from above

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Philly’s oldest historic buildings, mapped

Some neighborhoods are unrecognizable from five years ago, but Philly has managed to hold onto some of its oldest, most significant structures that date all the way back to the 17th century.

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A Q&A on preservation with Docomomo’s Dan Macey

Macey tells us why we should preserve modern structures, and how to get involved.

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11 Philly area hikes with scenic endings

From hikes lined with waterfalls to summits with epic views, these 12 hikes all offer a little something extra to keep your attention.

Eastern State Penitentiary: Then and Now

These before-after photos show just how much (or perhaps how little) the historic penitentiary in Fairmount has changed from its beginnings in the early 1800s.

I'm a super commuter between Philly and New York City—this is why I do it

Lola Arellano-Fryer owns in Philly and works in Brooklyn. Here’s how she navigates her double life.

In Elverson, midcentury modern gem has plenty of hidden details for $450K

It’s worth the trek

Louis Kahn and his Philadelphia architecture revolution

Was the Philadelphia School of Architecture a radical movement?