News | Love Your Block® | Philadelphia Real Estate

To love your block, you need to know your block. No neighborhood — in Philly or anywhere else — just appeared, fully formed, out of nowhere. They are shaped by governmental, financial, corporate, and societal forces over the course of history. And to understand why things are the way they are now, some context is required.

So we’re doing a little reading group: we'll begin with The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein, move on to Race for Profit by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and finish with Evicted by Matthew Desmond to cover the past ~80 years or so of housing in the US.

These are all difficult conversations, we know, but they're important ones to have if you want to understand what's going on, or even just be a better neighbor. Check out the link in our bio to sign up, and join Laura & Caroline on Tuesday, March 9th at 6:30PM for the first meeting of our Housing History Book Club.
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#loveyourblock #phillyrealestate #realestate #housinghistory #redlining #evicted #coloroflaw #bookclub #bookstagram #shelfie
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❤️🚪🚪❤️ Together Forever
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#happyvalentinesday #loveyourblock #phillyhouses #doorsofinstagram #doorsofphiladelphia #doorsofphilly
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As you dig out today, remember: no savesies. ❄️🪑❄️
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#NoSavesies #DudeItsRude #ItsAPhillyJawn #WinterIsComing #LoveYourBlock #WhyILovePhilly #PhillyLiving #Philly
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We've often heard, especially over the last few years, about the arc of the moral universe bending toward justice. But it doesn't bend on its own — its course isn't inevitable. The best way to honor Dr. King's legacy is to do your part, however small, to bend that arc.
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#MLKday #MLK #martinlutherkingjr #martinlutherking #mlkweekend #blacklivesmatter
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It took a lot of wandering through North and West Philly, but we finally found the right house for @javaguy147 🏠
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#loveyourblock #houseiversary #homeiversary #realestate #phillyrealestate #phillyliving #philly #westphilly #whyilovephilly #phillyhomes #homesearch
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Merry Christmas! Hope your block is happy, healthy, and safe this season and onward to the new year! 🎄🎁🍾 ...

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Happy Hanukkah to all of you lighting that first candle tonight! May your celebration be full of warmth, light, and love. 🕎
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#loveyourblock #phillyliving #philly #whyilovephilly #eastpassyunk #visitphilly #discoverphl #explorephilly #phillygram #philadelphia #southphilly #eastpassyunk #eastpassyunkavenue #instagood #instadaily #photography #photooftheday #neighborhood #215
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