Places We Love

Agent Stories: Exploring Philly Arts Spaces With Niki Cousineau

Niki Cousineau approaches real estate the same way she approaches her practice as a dancer and choreographer – it’s all about space. Niki, a new agent with Solo, appreciates space in all of its forms. She brings this appreciation to her work as a realtor. Who better to help you find your next home than someone who sees the (read more…)

Agent Stories: Adam Margent

When Solo Realtor Adam Margent left his hometown of South Orange, New Jersey to attend college at Philadelphia’s Temple University he fell in love with everything about this city and never looked back. He has lived in Philly for around twelve years now, first around Temple’s North Philly campus and now in Fishtown.     A few weeks back (read more…)

Blocks We Love: 2700 South Street

If you’ve ever sat on the fence, unable to decide between bustling downtown living or a more relaxed neighborhood set up, the 2700 block of South Street might peak your interest. Philadelphia is such a great city because it settles somewhere in the middle of skyscrapers, high-rises, and all of the action they denote, and the low-rise, neighborhood scale (read more…)

Philly Public Pool Guide

Did you know that Philadelphia has more public swimming pools than any other city in the country? As the temperature climbs, that is definitely something to take advantage of as a Philadelphian.   With 70 outdoor pools (and 3 indoor), it’s more than likely that there’s one right around the corner from your house that you might not even (read more…)

Keeps Getting Better With Age: Exploring The Fingerspan Bridge

Tucked into a trail along the Wissahickon Creek lies one of Philadelphia’s most intriguing and inviting works of art. At 59 feet long, the Fingerspan bridge connects two sides of a deep ravine, allowing visitors the chance to view the creek from a breathtaking vantage point.   In 1987, internationally renowned artist and PAFA alumni, Jody Pinto, developed the (read more…)

Places We Love: Philly At Holiday Time

The Holidays are an amazing time in Philadelphia. From bustling shops to brightly lit streets, our city is down right magical in December. We’ve asked videographer Cory Popp to capture the best of that scenery and show one of the places we truly love: Philadelphia at Holiday time.   Indeed, our city’s diverse communities are what make the Holiday (read more…)

Places We Love: Wissahickon Valley Park

Solo Blog’s “Blocks We Love” lets us highlight some of the best small communities in Philadelphia. But some places are simply too big for the series! With that in mind, Solo’s videographer Cory Popp and his wife Lauren have produced a celebration of one of the “Places We Love”: Wissahickon Valley Park. As you’ll see in the following video, (read more…)