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What you can rent for under $1,000 in Philly

From studios to two-bed homes

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Bright Mount Airy twin with plenty of windows wants $329K

The three-bed place has a garage, too.

PATCO reopening Franklin Square Station with sleek new look

Renderings for the station have been released.

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Open Thread: How can the city fight congestion?

City officials announced plans Thursday to combat congestion in Center City—and we want your thoughts

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Historic ‘Hail, Columbia’ house in Society Hill seeks $2.4M

The country’s first national anthem was written here.

To combat congestion, city officials announce plan for stricter enforcement

The plan goes into effect next week and will target violations on Market Street and Chestnut Street, specifically.

Once slated for Trump Tower, waterfront site is bought by Philly developer

The tower was never built, and the property was listed for sale in 2015

Queen Anne stunner in Tulpehocken Station Historic District asks $899K

The multi-unit property dates back to 1896, and offers a chance to rent out rooms.

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Philly's Most Beautiful Alleys

From the tree-lined, cobblestone Quince Street to the English Village on St. James Place, there are plenty of lovely alleys hidden throughout Philadelphia.

In Washington Square, prewar brownstone apartment asks $530K

It’s a two-bed place with a private outdoor patio, 14-foot ceilings, and a lot of bay windows.

DRWC awarded $4M for I-95 capping park project

The money will partly go toward funding civic engagement

What $2,150 will rent you in Philly

From one to three-bed places.

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Dilworth Park’s mist and light art project just opened. Here’s how it works

Color shines down from below and above.

Bright Poplar home with contemporary details wants $515K

The two-bed, two-bath place is in the heart of Philly.

In Society Hill, historic 18th-century home with lush garden asks $1.3M

The luxury home has three beds.

Iconic Painted Bride building fails to secure historic designation

In a narrow 5-4 vote, the building was not listed among the city’s historic places.

Open Thread: What do you think of the affordable housing compromise?

The agreement will take the place of a controversial one percent construction tax bill.

Six homes may go up at former historic Christian Street church site

The historic church was torn down in July before it changed hands.

Luxury Rittenhouse apartment tower, The Laurel, breaks ground

The long-awaited tower is will be the tallest high-rise apartment tower in the city.

Charming Graduate hospital home with plenty of beam and brick asks $350K

The two-bed home has a spiral staircase, to boot.

Mayor, council, strike compromise on affordable housing proposal

The construction tax bill has been replaced with a plan to bring $70 million in for affordable housing.

Industrial Fitler Square home with oversized windows asks $500K

The home has wall-to-wall windows and tons of light.

Lincoln Square officially opens at Broad and Washington

The long-awaited mixed-use building opened Wednesday, and announced new retailers.

Here’s what $350K buys in Philly right now

From a spacious Mt. Airy twin to a cozy Fishtown rowhome.

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The construction tax bill, explained

The mayor has suggested an alternative to the bill, but has not vetoed it.

Newly built Fairmount home with Center City views wants $850K

It’s a four-bed place.

What $1,200 a month will get you in Philly

From Brewerytown to Olde Richmond.

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Sleek and minimalist South Street home wants $750K

The home has three beds and several contemporary style elements.

Affordable housing project breaks ground at former Norris homes

The third phase of the $30 million project near Temple brings affordable rental homes to North Central Philly.

Country’s oldest bridge reopened after much-needed repairs

The Frankford Avenue Bridge has been closed for months for a state renovation project.

Philly’s First Bank building gets $8M renovation grant

The long-closed 18th century bank could see a new life as a museum.

Hidden away in Valley Forge woods, modern home wants $500K

It offers a three-sided fireplace and wall-to-wall windows.

Checking in with the Ludlow at East Market

The apartment building is leasing now

Open Thread: How do we keep our transit system pest-free?

After possible bed bugs were found on buses this week, we want your opinion on SEPTA’s cleanliness.

Modern Mount Airy stunner asks $895K

It’s a four-bed place with a number of environmentally friendly touches.

University City Trolley Portal Gardens opening this month

After a year of construction, the public space is opening in the 40th Street trolley portal

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12 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.

40 small ways to make Philly a better place

From cleaning up your neighborhood park to volunteering to running of local office, here’s how you can make a difference in your neighborhood and all over the city.

In University City, a rustic gem with Vermont wood stove for $385K

The home could use some fixing up, but it mixes worn wood with stonework and decorated windows.