Step up from one of University City's most beloved tree lined streets onto the lovely covered front porch and then into this bright and spacious twin with significant original character (c. 1902). Penn Alexander School Catchment. Tremendous south-facing light. Big spaces. Lovely rear yard and front porch. 5 bedrooms plus family room, 2.5 bath, dining room, finished lower level. Bright eat-in kitchen with 4 seat breakfast bar. Pass through to bright and cheery breakfast room. Skylights and windows overlooking the tranquil brick patio and garden. Big, custom pantry cabinets. The kitchen and breakfast area provide the type of open space that is just ideal for family and friends to hang-out and relax, do homework, etc. while dinner is being made. Character and detail includes high ceilings, original hard wood floors, huge windows, leaded glass, significant beautiful original woodwork and wood detail throughout. Original mantles and built ins. Lower level provides extra finished space for playroom, office, TV room, etc. Also excellent storage in basement (and throughout). Amazing space, light, and detail throughout. 2-zone central air and heat. Classic University City Twin on an amazing block. The best neighbors, regular block parties; just ideal city living, all within an easy walk to Clark Park and its fabulous Farmers' Market, Milk & Honey, Baltimore Avenue's Restaurant Row, Penn Alexander Catchment School, Clarkville, Green Line, Coffee Market, Marigold Kitchen, Honest Tom's, Local 44 and the Bottle Shop, Pop Shop, CVS, Mariposa Co-op and so many coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. Close to HUP, CHOP, Penn, Drexel, University of the Sciences. 12 minutes to Rittenhouse Square by car or bike and plenty of convenient SEPTA options. Tremendous opportunity in the Penn Alexander Catchment (Four years in a row, all Kindergarten registrants offered spots. For 2016-2017 all registrants have spots).