Condo planned behind historic Rex Ave. house

Featured Post, News | April 4th, 2018 | 2 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Guy Laren, of Constellar Corporation, a property management firm, has proposed building a four-story condominium complex on the lot adjacent to the former home of noted architect H. Louis Duhring Jr. at 208-210 Rex Ave. in Chestnut Hill. Duhring, who died in 1953, designed many of the Hill homes George Woodward […]

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Hill doctor opens medicinal marijuana prescription practice

News | March 16th, 2018 | 4 Comments

by Elizabeth Coady Tucked in the rear first floor of 7811 Germantown Ave. is Dr. Rebecca Maury’s newly founded medical marijuana practice, Herbal Wellness Rx. Maury, a Chestnut Hill resident who is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative care, this week quietly begins treating patients seeking to alleviate suffering from 17 serious medical […]

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Prospect Ave. sewer leak fixed by line owner

News | March 9th, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample After over two months of dealing with a leaking sewer, residents of Prospect Avenue and adjacent streets no longer have to worry about raw sewage seeping into their roads. With the Philadelphia Water Department unable to fix the privately owned line, a separate contractor, Hirschberg Mechanical, was able to repair the leak […]

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Couple seeks variance for Summit Street home expansion

News | March 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample At its most recent monthly meeting, the Chestnut Hill Community Association Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee heard from new homeowners hoping to add on a kitchen and master bath to their house on Summit Street. As with many zoning requests, John and Christy Leonard were given a refusal by the Philadelphia […]

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