Sept. 20-26: In the garden, it’s time to...

Stop freaking out over the spotted lanternfly.

Sept. 20-26: In the garden, it’s time to...

Stop freaking out over the spotted lanternfly.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How long do decorating trends last?

Is the Modern Farmhouse look over? Want ways to enjoy your white subway tile for years?

Ask Jennifer Adams: How long do decorating trends last?

Is the Modern Farmhouse look over? Want ways to enjoy your white subway tile for years?

Can a historic Center City building become 'a really hip center for millennial Jews'? One local group is counting on it.

The building at 1601-1603 Lombard St. is considered to a “contributing” part of a local historic district thanks to its ties to an African-American beauty-school chain.

Can a historic Center City building become 'a really hip center for millennial Jews'? One local group is counting on it.

The building at 1601-1603 Lombard St. is considered to a “contributing” part of a local historic district thanks to its ties to an African-American beauty-school chain.
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New Temple library becomes the instant heart and soul of the campus

The granite-clad Charles Library is Temple University’s most compelling work of architecture in decades.

On the market: An English Colonial on the Main Line for $799,000

The five-bedroom, 3½-bath English Colonial is filled with distinct touches such as corbels normally used to support exterior eaves, flower boxes brought indoors to prop up shelves in the powder room; built-in bookcases; and dozens of unusual arches and moldings.

How a Doylestown couple renovated ‘the ugly house on the block’

The family of five lived in two upstairs bedrooms and a bathroom for several months while the first floor was gutted and reconfigured into a open floor plan.

Why are Philadelphia office towers all lit up at night? We shed some light.

The most sophisticated energy-efficiency measures are only as good as the people managing the buildings. Philadelphia city government has a plan to address that.

Philly’s housing market is still booming, even as recession fears grow

Experts say Philly’s housing growth is now a crucial part of the local economy, which raises an important question: If a recession were to come, would it go away?

DIY: Do it yourself, or destroy it yourself?

Countless homeowners spent much more time or money than they anticipated, or had to hire someone to take over. Worse, some people have unwittingly caused major damage to their homes or jeopardized their own safety.

Buying your first house? Here’s what can go wrong.

It’s easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of home shopping and make mistakes — from loan applications to neighborhood choice to budgeting for the biggest purchase of your life.

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A happy ending for two historic buildings in Northeast Philadelphia

A controversial historic preservation case turns out to be a win for both a church and its neighborhood.

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New apartment tower is weak compensation for loss of Philly’s art deco Boyd Theater

Instead of creating architecture, Philadelphia's apartment developers build "products."

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UPS said to be looking at 138-acre Northeast Philly site for distribution hub

Will Philly finally get its own big digital-era warehouses and thousands of jobs — or robots?

Montgomery County industrial building sells for $32 million to Haverford-based real estate investor

The 2621 Van Buren Ave. building was acquired from an ownership group involving Foster City, Calif.-based Bailard Inc.

Sept. 13-19: In the garden, it’s time to...

Order your bulbs before all the good ones are gone. You can always by the old standards of daffodils, tulips and crocuses, but if you want anything a little spicier, get online or order some catalogs.

Demolition looms for hulking Penn’s Landing artifact of ill-fated sky tram to Camden

Delaware River Waterfront Corp. is seeking bids from contractors to demolish the tramway tower near Penn’s Landing’s Great Plaza amphitheater.

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