Homes & Garden
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A tiny backyard can be a spiritual oasis. more
Windows have always played an important role in any room’s design.  more
Designing rooms for children always presents a rare opportunity to revisit our younger selves and imaginations. more
The anticipation of seeing a building that was built hundreds of years ago still holds that unique wonder. more
Chestnut Hill contains many important examples of Midcentury Modern design. But others also deserve attention -- like the former residence of James Bond, scheduled for a sheriff's sale. more
Studio IQL is located on Indian Queen Lane, in a converted church. I made an offer on it the first time I saw the building.  more
Not everyone appreciates the roar of chainsaws outside their window first thing in the morning, but it was music to the ears of Pastorius Park neighbor Kava Franklin. more
Flower lovers, rejoice. Germantown Avenue is about to burst into bloom again, and it won’t just be at street level. more
The “Kid’s Zone” at the Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences, a perennially favorite part of Chestnut Hill’s Home & Garden Festival, is back again this year. more
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is celebrating its 90th anniversary as a public garden this year in a big way. more
With its rich history, diverse landscape and a new executive director committed to community engagement, Philadelphia's Awbury Arboretum is bursting with an exciting lineup of events and activities. more
What’s your favorite treasured place in Chestnut Hill? It's time to vote for new sites to join the Chestnut Hill Architectural Hall of Fame. more
In the spring of 2016, a lawn sign popped up in the front yard of a home at Gravers Lane and Ardleigh Street. The sign advertised Backyard Eats. more
It’s really here. Spring has finally settled in. Despite some recent chill, the welcome warmth of spring is drawing us outdoors again. more
The answer most people give today when they are asked why they love Chestnut Hill is that they love its historic village character. more
It’s a sure sign of spring in Chestnut Hill: the annual Home & Garden Festival, returning to Germantown Avenue Sunday, May 7.  more
While midway through the planning of our clients’ Elkins Park home, they got an offer to sell that they could not refuse. This left them searching for a new home. more
Every room usually has seating, tables of some sort, carpet and lighting. But if the walls are bare, the space also appears bare. more
Some houses have to be helped to find their true nature. Others have nothing but their own inherent style and ooze existing character. For these properties, the only thing to do is follow their lead. more
Preserving and maintaining your older home is not cheap. Neither is it cheap to renovate them without diminishing their character, or their value.  more
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