Explore Lancaster, PA

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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If you haven't been by Buchanan Park, you should check it out.  This 22 acre gem is located right next door to Franklin & Marshall College at the corner of Race Ave & Buchanan Ave.  There is lots of grass to play, run, walk, read or picnic on and it's almost never crowded.  There is a nice botani...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Across from the Williamson Athletic Field at Lancaster's Franklin & Marshall College, Construction of new retail and office space is going full swing!The new construction is part of the overall downtown Lancaster City renovation.                         The projects are being coordinated as part ...

By Dan McCormac
(Home Sale Lending, LLC)
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If you are using part time income to qualify, please remember: You have to verify that the part time income has been uninterrupted for at least one year and that it is likely to continue for 3 years. You have to average the part time income over a 12 month period. If someone has a 6 month history...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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In Lancaster County Central Park quietly sits a truly historic American home - Rock Ford.  Named after a nearby rock ford once used to cross the nearby Conestoga River, this 1794 home was built by General Edward Hand and remains remarkably unchanged architecturally even today.  Edward Hand emigra...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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A new non-profit group is making its presence known in Lancaster!  The goal of Lancaster City Living is to boost homeownership in Lancaster City, and to encourage the recent trend of suburbanites to move back into the city.A new website has been launched in cooperation with the Lancaster County A...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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With all the recent publicity about the new Lancaster Convention Center, there has been some concern that putting such a huge $170 Million project in the middle of downtown, without making concurrent improvements in the overall environment,  might not be the best recipe for long term success.  Po...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Lancaster County, PA has an interesting and diverse selection of Bed & Breakfasts to stay at when you visit here.  If you'd like a change from the sameness of the modern chain hotels, why not try a Bed & Breakfast? One elegant choice would be King's Cottage, located at 1049 East King Street, Lanc...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Long's Park, Lancaster PA Gets a Makeover Long's Park was created at the beginning of the last century from farmland bequeathed to the city of Lancaster by Judge Henry Long.  In recent years there had been some problems with an ever-increasing population of ducks, geese and other water fowl pollu...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Here's a good article from Lancaster City Living's latest newsletter, courtesy of Michael Sprunger, Executive Director.______________________________________________________________________________________ May 2007 It doesn't take much looking around to notice that things have been changing for t...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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A new organization is promoting homeownership within our great city of Lancaster!  The oldest inland city in the U.S. and one-time home of the Continental Congress, Lancaster is a very historic & beautiful town which is currently undergoing a renaissance of culture, which is carrying over into i...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Lancaster Square has never quite come up to the expectations of city planners.  Located in the 100 block of North Queen Street between the Bulova Technologies Building on Orange Street and the Hotel Brunswick on Chestnut Street, it seems disconnected from the shops and restaurants of the first bl...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Hampton Chase in Penn Manor, Lancaster PA Hampton Chase is a pleasant neighborhood of townhouses located west of Lancaster off Columbia Avenue. Close to shopping at the Wheatland Shopping Center plus the restaurants and services of Columbia Avenue, Hampton Chase is a quiet and private enclave awa...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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The historic Hotel Brunswick is once again getting ready for a major renovation, in order to be ready for the expected hotel demand brought on when the nearby $170M Lancaster Convention Center project comes on stream.The Brunswick, at 151 North Queen Street, is undergoing its own $6M upgrade.  Th...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Exciting things are happening in Lancaster City.  Construction seems to be everywhere.  The new Clipper Magazine Stadium is ready for another season of Lancaster Barnstormers baseball.The construction for the new Convention Center on Penn Square is going full steam (refer to my post of May 4, 200...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Fulton Theater, Lancaster PA:  "The Grand Old Lady of Prince Street" The Fulton Theater, also known as the Fulton Opera House, is thought to be the oldest continuously operating theater in the USA.  It first opened in 1852 as Fulton Hall, named after Lancaster County's Robert Fulton, the renowned...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Musser Park, located between North Lime, East Chestnut, North Shippen and East Marion Streets in Lancaster, has been closed for renovations since November, 2006.  The park has been fenced off during the renovation work.  The $550,000. project is being financed through a combination of public and ...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Refer to my first article on firsts, bests, biggest, and oldest for some interesting tidbits on the long and colorful history of Lancaster County, PA past and present.  To continue...Lebzelter's, on the 300 block of North Queen Street, Lancaster, is the oldest Goodyear Tire dealer in the world!  ...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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The first friday of every month, Lancaster City comes alive with the sound of groups of  walkers around the arts district along King, Queen & Prince streets.  Folks driving by might well wonder "what's going on here?".  No, it's not a performance at the Fulton, although the events may coincide. ...

By Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Manheim Township is a large area extending north from Lancaster City along 4 major arteries: Fruitville Pike to the west, Lititz Pike, Oregon Pike and New Holland Pike on the east.  The main freeway (222) to the PA Turnpike and Reading also runs through Manheim Township.  This area is one of the ...

By Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA)
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Makeover of a Historic Lancaster PA Log Home I have always been enthusiastic about historic architectural styles and American history.  In my career, I have personally restored 12 historic homes in Lancaster County, saving two from demolition.  So it was was with great excitement that I showed th...

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