When Baptists brought modern architecture to King of Prussia

The shape of the American Baptist Convention, as the offices were originally known, grew out the denomination's philosophical commitment to local autonomy.

What the triumphant return of Philly’s former Metropolitan Opera House means for North Broad Street | Inga Saffron

The history of the elegant opera house tracks the rise, decline, and rise again, of North Philadelphia.

What the triumphant return of Philly’s former Metropolitan Opera House means for North Broad Street | Inga Saffron

The history of the elegant opera house tracks the rise, decline, and rise again, of North Philadelphia.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Beyond the candle, how to get great home fragrances for the holidays

Love a scented candle but want a safer fragrance alternative for holiday entertaining?

Ask Jennifer Adams: Beyond the candle, how to get great home fragrances for the holidays

Love a scented candle but want a safer fragrance alternative for holiday entertaining?

Creating a space for ground-floor aging in Bucks County

"We felt we should move our bedroom to the first floor, so we could prepare for a time when we can't go up a flight of stairs to the second floor," the homeowner said.

Creating a space for ground-floor aging in Bucks County

"We felt we should move our bedroom to the first floor, so we could prepare for a time when we can't go up a flight of stairs to the second floor," the homeowner said.
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Does Philadelphia need another building for contemporary art?

Philadelphia Contemporary selects an architecture firm to design a permanent home just a few blocks from the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to paint old wood paneling

Wondering how to paint dark, wood paneling for a brighter space?

Elfreth’s Alley rowhouse showcases history inside and out

Many homeowners on Philadelphia's oldest street have colonial-era furnishings. Homeowners George Case and Neil Frauenglass are a bit more eclectic.

Concealed doorways are the latest trend in home design

The obvious purpose of a hidden door is security: to conceal a safe room or valuables. But another motivation is fun.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Kitchen storage options to reduce gluten cross-contamination

Love a clutter-free kitchen but need to duplicate everything to reduce gluten cross-contamination? Here are Jennifer's tips.

Nov. 2: In the garden, it’s time …

Collect fall leaves, and mow them fine with the lawn mower. Run the lawn mower till it's empty of gas, then clean off the blades and put it away for the winter.

A 1920s Elkins Park home adapted for modern living

The couple bought the roughly 3,500-square-foot stone house in 2010. But the house needed updating to fit the family's lifestyle.

Whitemarsh approves townhouses on historic Underground Railroad site

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In suburbs, Pa.'s anti-slavery history is under threat

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Ask Jennifer Adams: How to keep your glass shower doors clean in a guest bathroom

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