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Over the past ten years, Center City’s population has grown by 24.2%, while we understand all of those new comers aren’t Millennials, we’re willing to bet the majority of new residents in Philly are the younger age group, and we know why. The city’s cultural scene is a perfect fit for Millennials. The opportunity for higher education in Philadelphia is one of the best in the country. From the festivals and nightlife to the inviting real estate scene and professional job market, Philly is becoming home to a new generation.

Higher education

Philly offers more than 92 degree-granting institutions with nearly 368,000 students attending a school in the metro area. Not only does the city offer a vast range of degrees of different interests, but

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If you're the sort who follows business news or the stock market, you've probably heard the term "market cap" bandied about from time to time.

That's short for "market capitalization" - the value the market places on a company. For publicly traded companies, it's determined by multiplying the price of a share of stock in a company by the total number of shares outstanding for that company.

It turns out that we can come up with a similar "market cap" for urban housing, and over at City Observatory, they've done just that. And the market cap of the nation's urban housing stock is enormous. According to this article, the total value of the housing stock in the nation's 50 largest cities is $22 trillion, almost three times the combined value of the 50

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The beautiful thing about these "shares" of "stock" is that you can live in them while you watch your investment grow over time.

If you're the sort who follows business news or the stock market, you've probably heard the term "market cap" bandied about from time to time.

That's short for "market capitalization" - the value the market places on a company. For publicly traded companies, it's determined by multiplying the price of a share of stock in a company by the total number of shares outstanding for that company.

It turns out that we can come up with a similar "market cap" for urban housing, and over at City Observatory, they've done just that. And the market cap of the nation's urban housing stock is enormous. According to this article,

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Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, showing BMFIWilliam Harold Lee designed a slew of movie palaces in the 1920s that sought to bring big-city glamour to Philly's suburban Main Streets. One of the few that survive, and possibly the only one that's still a theater, is the Seville (1926), reborn as the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, an anchor of Bryn Mawr's lively business district.

So you've been looking for a movie theater right on Lancaster Avenue itself? Your quest is finally over.

While Bala and Narberth both have theaters, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute is the first Main Line movie theater to be located on the Main Line's main drag, at least as you head west from Philadelphia. The four-screen theater complex represents the successful conclusion of a decade-long campaign to rescue and preserve one of

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Out of the million or so Realtor-run blogs in the country, David Feldberg, principal of the Coastal Real Estate Group in Orange County, Calif., found only 87 that he considered must-reads.

We at Philly Living are honored to be chosen as one of those "Top 87 Realtor Blogs You Need to Read in 2016."

The 87 "Best Real Estate Blogs" this year are an eclectic lot. Many offer national as well as local real estate news. Lots of them crunch numbers to make sense of local and national markets and trends. Some showcase businesses in their communities, and others offer practical tips for homeowners looking to add comfort and value to their homes. Here's what Feldberg liked about Philly Living:

"They do a great job for marrying local content with real

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 Falcon Condominium Unit 4-6 main floor open plan

Are you a tech entrepreneur looking to launch or grow your business?

Is N3rd Street getting a little cramped for you?

Maybe you might want to consider dropping some Bitcoin on a really cool launch pad in Manayunk.

Susanna Kunkel of the Philly Living Team is offering the four remaining units at Manayunk's Falcon Condominium for sale payable in Bitcoin.

This sale is the first Bitcoin condo offering in Philadelphia.

Each of the three-level condos is ideally suited for home office use thanks to an abundance of flexible open space. The second floor is especially well suited for office use, with three separate spaces that can house not just you but your team as well.

The third floor is your personal retreat, with a master suite

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Tio Flores

We seriously doubt that anyone in Mexico, or for that matter anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world, has an Uncle Flowers in their family.

But Graduate Hospital residents and lovers of Mexican food have one now, at the southwest corner of 16th and South streets.

Tio Flores, which opened Nov. 18, is the latest brainchild of Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiaricho, the duo who have made an art form of creating restaurants that pair distinctive cuisine and atmosphere with great beer (and wine and spirits, while they're at it).

 

Their other restaurants, the diner-deli-beer emporium Hawthorne's and the Anglo-American pub The Cambridge, have both attracted large and loyal followings, and this latest entry should be no different.

Manager

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 Future home of TrediciThe street-floor space at 13th and Sansom gets a more traditional treatment as part of its conversion to Tredici.

It's late 2015 rather than early 2015, but who's counting? The good news is that Tredici, the latest addition to the Zavino Hospitality Group's stable of restaurants, is now well along in construction, which means an actual opening date should be in sight very soon.

A recent stroll past the intersection of 13th and Sansom streets found construction workers sawing and pounding away on the new Italian enoteca's home-kitchen interior and adding framing to the brick exterior.

Construction on exterior of TrediciWork proceeds on the exterior...

Located across Sansom Street from the original Zavino, Tredici—Italian for "thirteen"—occupies the space that had housed

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SEPTA Papal Visit map with walking distances
How far will you have to walk from a SEPTA rail station to the Papal Mass site on Logan Square? This map tells you, and it also shows where surface transit routes will turn around outside the traffic exclusion zone.

Updated Sept. 3 to include New Jersey Transit information.

As we noted in our previous post, driving into Philadelphia to see the Pope is not an option.

But there's good news: There's going to be enough room on the region's public transit to get you into town for the festivities.

SEPTA's rapid transit and Regional Rail lines will operate special service on Sept. 26 and 27, with trains operating into the city in the morning and away from it in the afternoon.

If you live in the suburbs, Regional Rail is your best and fastest

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The Pope won't be using SEPTA to get into and around Philly while he's here, but you should. Read on to learn why you will need to leave your car at home. Image from Billy Penn Daily.

Are you pumped for the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia, the culminating event of the week-long World Meeting of Families?

Plenty of us are: despite rhetoric that seems to be scaring some people away from coming into the city, city officials and World Meeting of Families organizers still expect more than a million people to show up for the Pope's Saturday speech at Independence Hall, his appearance at the Festival of Families that night, and his Sunday Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

While security considerations have ranked uppermost in transportation

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