Camden accuses Dranoff of bilking city out of $9 million from Victor apartments tax break

The suit marks an escalation in a legal battle that’s raged between Carl Dranoff and Camden since the developer asked the city to transfer the tax-break deal to a Denver-based firm that had been under contract to buy the Victor Apartments.

A 19th century Queen Village rowhouse ideally situated

Over 12 years, the two English teachers tackled a half-dozen projects to update the 1,160-square-foot rowhouse to their lifestyle.

A 19th century Queen Village rowhouse ideally situated

Over 12 years, the two English teachers tackled a half-dozen projects to update the 1,160-square-foot rowhouse to their lifestyle.

Philly millennials want houses someday, but many still need help from parents to pay rent

Though 91 percent say they want a house someday, only 44 percent have any savings toward a down payment, Apartment List found, and 18 percent rely on their parents to help with rent, Zumper found.

Philly millennials want houses someday, but many still need help from parents to pay rent

Though 91 percent say they want a house someday, only 44 percent have any savings toward a down payment, Apartment List found, and 18 percent rely on their parents to help with rent, Zumper found.

Can art save Atlantic City, this time?

In A.C., murals have been painted on the side of liquor stores, beauty salons, restaurants, and a lone house across from Ocean Resort Casino, the old Revel.

Can art save Atlantic City, this time?

In A.C., murals have been painted on the side of liquor stores, beauty salons, restaurants, and a lone house across from Ocean Resort Casino, the old Revel.
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Philly to come out $42 million behind in sale of jilted police HQ property

The city is under contract to sell the West Philadelphia property for $10 million after paying more than $52 million to buy it and begin renovating it for use by the Police Department, according to a published report.

On the market: Delaware County houses with fabulous fireplaces to hang up your stockings

The price tags on the properties all but ensure your stockings will be filled with treasures of some sort.

What will a Pa. Supreme Court decision mean for regulating sites like Airbnb?

Attorneys are hoping the state's panel of seven justices will give local governments across the state more feedback on how to better regulate short-term rentals.

How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter

According to the EPA, proper use of a programmable thermostat helps the average household save about $180 a year in energy costs.

Three suburban Philadelphia homes with impressive wet bars

These three homes — with wet bars to suit any occasion — provide a step up from everyone else’s bar cart or kitchen counter.

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The building that Ed Bacon thought was too ugly for Society Hill | Inga Saffron

Once the subject of fierce architectural debates, the Old Pine Community Center now sits with ease among its colonial neighbors.

Once an Inn, now a family home in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood

“Two people in six bedrooms, two staircases, 5,000 square feet and an acre of gardens and pool is a bit too much,” says the owner, who has listed the property for sale.

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Amtrak, keep the mod flipboard sign. It’s part of your heritage. | Inga Saffron

Installed shortly after Amtrak was created in 1971, the pre-digital information board is part of the railroad's origin story.

Portion of historic Public Ledger building to be revamped into upscale extended-stay hotel

The building's 290,000-square-foot eastern wing of the building will accommodate up to 190 dwelling units.

Reports of flawed records and improper sales trigger call for investigation of city land deals

The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities is calling on City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart to investigate public land sales, following Inquirer and Daily News reports about flaws in the system.

How a Fishtown convent was turned into apartments

The convent associated with Holy Name of Jesus Church originally included 16 tiny rooms with sinks and twin beds for the nuns. Now it's eight apartments.

Apartments are trending smaller. What ‘tiny’ looks like in Philly.

A new report by RENTCafé cites shrinking floor plans in new apartments being built around the country. In Philadelphia, apartments average just 801 square feet.

American Water’s new Camden headquarters opens for business in first for waterfront tract

Other projects in the works at the waterfront development include an 18-story headquarters building for South Jersey firms Conner Strong & Buckelew, the Michaels Organization, and NFI.

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