Deal with Live Nation for city-owned land behind Met concert venue would aid N. Broad nonprofit

North Broad Renaissance would apply rent proceeds toward projects aimed at revitalizing the North Broad Street corridor, between City Hall and Erie Avenue.

Deal with Live Nation for city-owned land behind Met concert venue would aid N. Broad nonprofit

North Broad Renaissance would apply rent proceeds toward projects aimed at revitalizing the North Broad Street corridor, between City Hall and Erie Avenue.

Bruce Toll gets offers every day to invest. He sees promise in cutting-edge biotech | Industry Icons

The younger half of the luxury home builder Toll Bros. has ventured far and wide, especially since stepping down from the day-to-day operations of the company that he and brother Bob founded in 1967.

Bruce Toll gets offers every day to invest. He sees promise in cutting-edge biotech | Industry Icons

The younger half of the luxury home builder Toll Bros. has ventured far and wide, especially since stepping down from the day-to-day operations of the company that he and brother Bob founded in 1967.

Paint companies’ fix for overwhelmed customers: Fewer colors

Could a less-is-more approach be the key to choosing a paint color?

Paint companies’ fix for overwhelmed customers: Fewer colors

Could a less-is-more approach be the key to choosing a paint color?
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Illness, injury and aging will raise demand for homes with accessibility. Now, they’re not easy to find.

A Harvard University report says less than 5 percent of American homes have features like grab bars or handrails in the bathroom, extra-wide hallways and doors, and a bedroom on the entry level.

Jimmy Rollins gives up a base to Bruno Mars’ producer

Former Major League Baseball star Jimmy Rollins has sold his home in Encino to Grammy-winning producer-songwriter Philip Lawrence for $10.55 million in a deal completed off market.

Philly’s real estate boom spurs fear of eviction among one building’s senior citizens

Their building needs repairs, but residents fear that will be used as an excuse to evict them.

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Council is trying to modernize Philly’s tax abatement. Here are five better ways. | Inga Saffron

As City Council rushes to pass a bill modifying the incentive, it risks losing a golden opportunity to get the policy right for today's Philadelphia.

Developers may soon be required to give back to Philly neighborhoods where they build

The bill, introduced this summer by Council President Darrell L. Clarke, aims to streamline negotiations between developers and local community groups.

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s career-closing rezoning bills advance despite successor’s objections

Thanks the the practice of counclimanic prerogative — the unwritten rule for land use decisions in which all of Council defaults to the wish of the member who represents the area — the bills Blackwell chose to advance are all but guaranteed passage.

Residential tower planned by N.Y. developer Durst near Ben Franklin Bridge could rise 25 stories

Durst says it wants to limit activity on the north side of the 1.6 acre property known as the Vine Street Lot to avoid disturbing archaeological remains that are most prevalent beneath that section of the parcel.

An irresistible new house drew them to East Kensington

The exterior of the new house is modest, corrugated metal, one of its architects said. The emphasis is on the interior, "where the building inhabitants will experience it most.”

Ask Jennifer Adams: Resolve to live your dreams of home, one goal at a time

Dreaming doesn’t take any research at all, and you don’t need to wait until the New Year or any specific time to resolve to dream or set new goals. Dreams really do come true, even big ones. The only key is that you have a dream in the first place.

Philadelphia City Council advances bill to reduce controversial 10-year tax abatement

The wide-ranging viewpoints at a meeting Tuesday underscored how much of a lightning rod the construction tax break has become.

Vox Media shuts down Curbed Philly

Curbed is shuttering its sites in this city, D.C., Seattle, and New Orleans, a company spokesperson said.

On the market: Victorian twin in West Mount Airy for $435,000

Built in 1925, the house is in the Pelham neighborhood, is air-conditioned throughout, and has ample light on all three floors

German grocer Lidl to open first Philly store next week in Port Richmond

The store will open at 2290 E. Butler St. near Aramingo Avenue on Dec. 11.

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