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Live Like a Lurie: Some Big Whales and the Property They Own

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For Whale Week 2013, we've come up with a map that points you to the buildings or streets where the Philadelphia area's wealthiest residents own property or hang around. We're not suggesting they live at any of these places full-time, necessarily; many of them have multiple residences nationally and internationally. In some cases, in lieu of the person's home, we've included a nearby home for sale instead, just to provide a sense of the neighborhood.

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1. Jeff Lurie

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154 Cherry Lane
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Billionaire Eagles owner Lurie lives at Inwood, the 13-acre estate formerly owned by Philadelphia's latest, greatest whale, Walter Annenberg. Lurie reportedly paid around $14 million for it. Inwood isn't far from the onetime home of another Philly whale, Jeffrey Perelman, son of Ruth and Raymond, who last we heard hot-footed it to Colorado to get away from the madness.

2. Gerry Lenfest

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1919 Paper Mill Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite live much of the time in the 2,800-square-foot home in Huntingdon Valley that they bought in 1966 for $35,000. This 2 acre estate not too far from there isn't nearly so modest. Features: a patio and gardens, a mahogany elevator, 3-car garage. spa/solarium, custom bar and mini movie theater. Asking price: $2.99 million.

3. Brian L. Roberts

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450 West Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

The Comcast CEO has more than one home, of course, including digs at 10 Rittenhouse. But this is one of the homes he owns. It's not too far from the Louis Kahn-designed one-bedroom Esherick house, which we'll continue to link to until someone buys it!

4. Harold Honickman/Joe Neubauer

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210 W Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 546-9000

A lot of whales have homes in the Rittenhouse Hotel, though few of them live there exclusively. Perhaps the most familiar whale names in the building are those of former Forbes 400 habitués Harold Honickman, who made his fortune in soda, and Aramark's Joe Neubauer (they don't live together, though). A regular Joe can get a place at the Rittenhouse for about a million bucks.

5. Georges Perrier

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8872 Towanda Street
Philadelphia, PA 19118

The famous chef's Chestnut Hill home is still for sale: 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, 9,000 square feet. Needless to say, the kitchen's a Joanne Hudson gourmet deal with Wolf appliances, and the home has a 2,000-plus bottle wine cellar. Price: $2.1 million.

6. Mary Alice Dorrance Malone

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75 Old Stottsville Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

The Campbell Soup billionaire heiress lives in Coatsville, and is one of the wealthiest people in the country. She's active in the company and in the Brandywine Conservancy, and is the president of the Iron Spring Farm, an equestrian facility (to understate it) at this address.

7. Bart Blatstein

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1125 Rock Creek Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035

The real estate developer owns a home in Gladwyne not far from this four-bedroom house estate, which has more than two acres of land, mature trees and a swimming pool. It's being sold as is, however, which explains the million-dollar price tag.

8. Raymond Perelman

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1820 rittenhouse square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Ray Perelman and late wife Ruth are known for their philanthropy; in 2011 they were ranked No. 6 on the national Philanthropy 50. So it's no surprise the family has a place at 1820, where the average asking price is north of $1.5 million. Son Ron is also doing quite well for himself; the ex-Mr. Ellen Barkin is one of the richest men in the world.

9. Dick Hayne

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324 Hicks Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

The Urban Outfitters CEO dreamt, after years in the schmatte biz, of a dairy farm, and he made the dream come true. Doe Run Dairy operates on his 200-acre Chester County estate. And it's serious business; if you like cheese, check it out.

10. Ed Snider

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1851 Aloha Lane
Gladwyne, PA 19035

This house doesn't belong to Comcast Spectacor CEO Ed Snider, but it's on a street near one of the homes he owns. This four-bedroom, four-bath home has four fireplaces, a wood deck with a hot tub, and is basically on top of a golf course. However, it should be noted that any Gladwyne digs probably pale in comparison to Snider's Montecito, Calif., estate next door to Oprah's house.

11. Tory Burch

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148 Grays Lane
Haverford, PA 19041

Designer has a sprawling Southampton manor in which to spend her time, so it's not as though she needs this home on Grays Lane. But now there's a magazine named Grays Lane that extols Main Line living, so she's sort of obliged to pay attention to the property, in only to hold down the Main Line fort.

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1. Jeff Lurie

154 Cherry Lane, Wynnewood, PA 19096

Billionaire Eagles owner Lurie lives at Inwood, the 13-acre estate formerly owned by Philadelphia's latest, greatest whale, Walter Annenberg. Lurie reportedly paid around $14 million for it. Inwood isn't far from the onetime home of another Philly whale, Jeffrey Perelman, son of Ruth and Raymond, who last we heard hot-footed it to Colorado to get away from the madness.

154 Cherry Lane
Wynnewood, PA 19096

2. Gerry Lenfest

1919 Paper Mill Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite live much of the time in the 2,800-square-foot home in Huntingdon Valley that they bought in 1966 for $35,000. This 2 acre estate not too far from there isn't nearly so modest. Features: a patio and gardens, a mahogany elevator, 3-car garage. spa/solarium, custom bar and mini movie theater. Asking price: $2.99 million.

1919 Paper Mill Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

3. Brian L. Roberts

450 West Chestnut Hill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

The Comcast CEO has more than one home, of course, including digs at 10 Rittenhouse. But this is one of the homes he owns. It's not too far from the Louis Kahn-designed one-bedroom Esherick house, which we'll continue to link to until someone buys it!

450 West Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

4. Harold Honickman/Joe Neubauer

210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103

A lot of whales have homes in the Rittenhouse Hotel, though few of them live there exclusively. Perhaps the most familiar whale names in the building are those of former Forbes 400 habitués Harold Honickman, who made his fortune in soda, and Aramark's Joe Neubauer (they don't live together, though). A regular Joe can get a place at the Rittenhouse for about a million bucks.

210 W Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

5. Georges Perrier

8872 Towanda Street, Philadelphia, PA 19118

The famous chef's Chestnut Hill home is still for sale: 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, 9,000 square feet. Needless to say, the kitchen's a Joanne Hudson gourmet deal with Wolf appliances, and the home has a 2,000-plus bottle wine cellar. Price: $2.1 million.

8872 Towanda Street
Philadelphia, PA 19118

6. Mary Alice Dorrance Malone

75 Old Stottsville Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

The Campbell Soup billionaire heiress lives in Coatsville, and is one of the wealthiest people in the country. She's active in the company and in the Brandywine Conservancy, and is the president of the Iron Spring Farm, an equestrian facility (to understate it) at this address.

75 Old Stottsville Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

7. Bart Blatstein

1125 Rock Creek Road, Gladwyne, PA 19035

The real estate developer owns a home in Gladwyne not far from this four-bedroom house estate, which has more than two acres of land, mature trees and a swimming pool. It's being sold as is, however, which explains the million-dollar price tag.

1125 Rock Creek Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035

8. Raymond Perelman

1820 rittenhouse square, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Ray Perelman and late wife Ruth are known for their philanthropy; in 2011 they were ranked No. 6 on the national Philanthropy 50. So it's no surprise the family has a place at 1820, where the average asking price is north of $1.5 million. Son Ron is also doing quite well for himself; the ex-Mr. Ellen Barkin is one of the richest men in the world.

1820 rittenhouse square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

9. Dick Hayne

324 Hicks Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

The Urban Outfitters CEO dreamt, after years in the schmatte biz, of a dairy farm, and he made the dream come true. Doe Run Dairy operates on his 200-acre Chester County estate. And it's serious business; if you like cheese, check it out.

324 Hicks Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

10. Ed Snider

1851 Aloha Lane, Gladwyne, PA 19035

This house doesn't belong to Comcast Spectacor CEO Ed Snider, but it's on a street near one of the homes he owns. This four-bedroom, four-bath home has four fireplaces, a wood deck with a hot tub, and is basically on top of a golf course. However, it should be noted that any Gladwyne digs probably pale in comparison to Snider's Montecito, Calif., estate next door to Oprah's house.

1851 Aloha Lane
Gladwyne, PA 19035

11. Tory Burch

148 Grays Lane, Haverford, PA 19041

Designer has a sprawling Southampton manor in which to spend her time, so it's not as though she needs this home on Grays Lane. But now there's a magazine named Grays Lane that extols Main Line living, so she's sort of obliged to pay attention to the property, in only to hold down the Main Line fort.

148 Grays Lane
Haverford, PA 19041