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Antique Corner House, NoLibs (Philly) 309K

IN PHILADELPHIA LAST WEEKEND, I squeezed in a quick look at a house whose listing I found intriguing for several reasons: It’s in Northern Liberties, a neighborhood full of restaurants, bars, and history with which I’m familiar, and where a … Continue reading

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Prospect Heights Then & Now

Mansard roof with dormer windows, Prospect Place. You can see them in the row of brownstones on the left in the second vintage photo, below. IF I COULD HOP into a time machine and go back to Brooklyn in 1914, … Continue reading

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Walk and See

ONE OF THE THINGS THAT SHOCKED ME when I moved to the country was how much driving one has to do to get anywhere. The other day a friend and I combined yard-saling with a fitness walk, and in the … Continue reading

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