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why on earth don’t you live in pittsburgh?

4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, patio with pond, hardwood floors, fireplaces, views of city, 3,278 sq ft, built in 1900: $322,500 as in $700,000 cheaper than you’d pay in my hometown of Washington, D.C. Advertisements

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east v. west- east allegheny house-scorn/porn and garden tour

The east side of town, while featuring a few gems, has an abundance of vacant properties that have tons of potential. Spend a few minutes walking around and you’re likely to see a lot of houses that look like this: … Continue reading

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parkwood road

Parkwood Rd is the northern border of St. Clair and sits in a hollow surrounded by very steep hills. There’s a strip of houses on the street and I’m guessing that if you live on Parkwood Rd., you have incredibly … Continue reading

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hilly streets of arlington

An even mix of brick Foursquare, frame and low lying brick houses dot Arlington’s hilly streets.

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arlington one stop house-porn and garden tour

There are a few beauties in Arlington, but this one stopped me in my tracks. It’s on Arlington Ave. and I’m pretty sure it’s just inside the official neighborhood borders. Wow. According to tax records it’s from 1898 and has … Continue reading

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brick house

Most of the houses in Stanton Heights were built in the late 1950s and early 1960s. One or two-level simple brick homes are king here.

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view from stanton heights

The western part of Stanton Heights is tucked away on a cliff, almost forming a sub-neighborhood; the houses there show a bit more variety and have great views of Downtown and the Strip.

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