Queen Village

Solo Listing Featured in Philadelphia Magazine

Solo Real Estate’s listing for a trinity house 228 Catherine Street, #3 was featured in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Trinity Tuesday” series! As the article puts it, “A large part of the appeal of trinity houses is the character of the house. They’re often on tiny side streets, and the fact that they’re so small and so old adds an inherent (read more…)

New Digs: Finding the Unexpected in Queen Village

When a new job at the University of Pennsylvania brought research scientist Stewart Anderson, his wife Alexandra and their family from Manhattan to Philadelphia, they were eager to find a great and kid-friendly home. They would quickly learn however that getting the perfect house would require an open mind.   In beginning their home search, Stewart and Alexandra agreed (read more…)

New Park To Honor Hidden Local History

Just steps from the traffic and big box retailers of Delaware Avenue sits Washington Avenue Green, a small waterfront park whose newly proposed redesign would transform one of the site’s crumbling piers into a public space honoring a hidden chapter of Philadelphia’s immigrant heritage.   The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) recently released a series of plans for the (read more…)

Blocks We Love: 743-772 South 4th Street

Zebra stripes, purple polka dots and snake skin are not patterns one expects to see on the brick and stone streets of Philadelphia. However, on a part of South 4th Street known as Fabric Row, rolls of brightly colored cloths stand out like the flags of this historically independent-minded community.   Stretching down South 4th Street from Bainbridge to (read more…)