Category Archives: Philadelphia Lifestyle

The Society Hill Towers

I love Philadelphia. It’s happening city vibe and it’s storied history make it one of my favorite cities. Within Philly my favorite place to be is center city, a vibrant and eclectic mix of old world charm with new world shops, bars and restaurants.  For any native Philadelphian this is where you are going to be on a Saturday night. Out enjoying the many wonders of Lombard Street. But why bother with getting a cab or looking for parking when you can live right where the action is? One of the nicest places to live in …

Midtown Village’s “Fall Festival” and PAFA’s “Party on the Plaza” Rank High on Saturday’s Events Line-Up

Two great events are taking place this Saturday, October 1st in Center City Philadelphia— the 6th Annual Midtown Village “Fall Festival” and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ (PAFA) “Party on the Plaza.”

The Midtown Village “Fall Festival” is a 5-block long Block Party, starting at Noon and continuing through 8 p.m., along 13th Street from Locust to Chestnut, as well as along Sansom from 12th to Juniper Streets. This annual event welcomes tens of thousands of people, from near and far, to take in samples of food from the eclectic …

Living Awesome: 5 Things to do Labor Day Weekend… Philly-Style!

Center City Philadelphia

As part of the ongoing series “Living Awesome,” this post will focus on five things (plus a couple more) to do in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend!
First Friday in Old City
Since 1991 it’s been a time honored tradition to celebrate First Friday in the city of Philadelphia. First Friday takes place on, the aptly titled, first Friday of each month. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., rain or shine, galleries, shops, restaurants & local businesses invite residents and visitors to stroll the neighborhood and take in the sights & sounds. There is …

Living Awesome: Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

Traces by les 7 doigts de la main

As part of CondoDomain.com’s blog format going forward will be the series “Living Awesome,” designed to highlight the one-of-a-kind sights and sounds of Philly-based events and happenings.
So, from September 2 – 17, 2011, the annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival will celebrate its 15th Festival year with 16-days of nonstop groundbreaking performances and wild creativity. The Festival features cutting-edge dance, theater, music, and interdisciplinary works by renowned artists from the U.S. and international contemporary arts scene.

A platform for daring, innovative, and highly interdisciplinary artists, the 2011 lineup emphasizes the Festival’s continued …

Aria- The Condominium Is “Just Right”

Philadelphia CondoLoft

Philadelphia’s Aria- The Condominium is located on the northeast corner of 15th and Locust Streets and borders the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood and Avenue of the Arts district. It has re-emerged as one of the great condominium sales success stories at a time when stories of such are few and far between.
The Aria, formerly known as the Lewis Tower Building, is one of Center City’s first sky scrapers rising 33 stories. The building was converted into 114 luxury condominiums in 2006 and almost half of the units were sold and …

Symphony House on Avenue of the Arts: Another First in Philadelphia- The City of Firsts

Symphony House, located at Broad and Pine Streets in the Avenue of the Arts district of Philadelphia, is a property which has set a number of firsts in the City of firsts including, but not limited to, “the first ground-up Center City condominium tower on the Avenue of the Arts to open under Philadelphia’s real estate tax abatement program; the first condominium community to open upon Philadelphia’s highly successful Avenue of the Arts, thereby transforming the neighborhood into a truly vibrant part of town; the first Philadelphia condominium tower—and one …

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