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26 best things to do in Philly this spring

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Character-filled Queen Village ‘castle’ asks $800K

The place has been completely redesigned by its owner, an interior decorator

Philly’s five most walkable neighborhoods

Look in greater Center City neighborhoods if you want to get from point A to point B by foot.

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City relaunches program to help homeowners go solar

Participants will receive a federal tax credit and a free assessment.

Summer events on the Delaware waterfront start May 10

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has announced its full summer schedule.

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9 nature-heavy bike routes in Philly

The trails with the most green spaces

18 simple ways to live green in Philly

From planting a free tree to purifying with plants, here are more than a dozen tips, big and small, to help make your home, neighborhood, and city more sustainable.

In Society Hill, 200-year-old renovated townhome wants $1.8M

It has 4 beds and 3.5 baths, as well as a massive living room with 20-foot ceilings.

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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.

The Atlantic City—Philly rail line is coming back

The NJ Transit service returns next month with two additional trains in the morning.

The National apartment building opens in Old City

Inside the new space, which offers green space for visitors, retail, and apartments.

Following in Frank’s footsteps

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

Liquor store, apartments moving into parkway’s Granary building

The Reading Co. Grain Elevator building is getting transformed

Free Streets 2019: Everything you need to know

The popular, pedestrian-focused event returns this August

The pioneers of Philadelphia’s modernism movement

From architects to city planners, this group of seven paved the way for a modern Philly.

City launches street sweeping pilot program in 6 neighborhoods

The program will last through November this year

What Lou taught me: Growing up in Kahn’s Fisher House

Nina Fisher shares her childhood memories of living in the Kahn-designed house in Pennsylvania.

What $1,000 rents in Philly right now

From University City to Northeast Philly

Inside the fight to save a Louis Kahn relic

Kahn and partner Anne Tyng designed this home in 1950—and now its future is at stake

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.

Inside the AKA Rittenhouse hotel’s $10M renovations

Take a look inside

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

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

In Chestnut Hill, early 20th-century Tudor wants $1.9M

With vaulted ceilings for days

The 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival’s opening weekend, in 11 bright photos

To help ring in spring

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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.

The Met Philly opens renovated, upscale lounge

The place is the newest to open after the theater’s renovation project

Renovated, luxe Rittenhouse Square home asks $4M

Step inside one of the neighborhood’s nicest spots

Open Thread: How will a new development affect the Italian Market?

Weigh in

Concerns raised over apartment project’s lasting impact on Italian Market

Concerns revolve around a parking garage driveway on 9th Street

City outlines plan to boost historic preservation efforts following report

The report presented the city with eight main suggestions

Art Deco Chestnut Hill gem with plenty of light wants $600K

The three-bed, 2.5-bath place has been recently renovated and features plenty of windows, and a new kitchen

Another coliving company eyes Fishtown for residential project

Common is bringing co-living to Philly

What $2,200 rents in Philly right now

From Brewerytown to Northern Liberties

Contemporary Northern Liberties house with artistic touches wants $1.7M

There’s even an elevator in the 3-bed home

Private ‘urban oasis’ planned for 10-story condo project near parkway

It may conflict with the extension of the existing Rail Park

Philly’s peak cherry blossom bloom begins April 10

Everything you need to know about the Cherry Blossom Festival

How affordable is buying a home in Philly versus the rest of the country?

A new study says Philly is right in the middle

From rubble to reuse: The long transformation of a Fishtown carriage house

The DIY project uncovered historic details and an overlooked beauty

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The top local plant shops and garden centers in Philly

Sure, you could always just hit up the nearest big box retailer for another succulent, but where's the fun in that? Here's a select list of local plant shops, garden centers, and nurseries in Philly.

Check out the W and Element Hotels construction by drone

A sky view of a long-awaited project