Look Inside Philly’s ‘Cork Homes’

Postgreen Homes, a Philadelphia-based real estate firm, is nearly finished construction on two 'Cork Homes.' The nearly 2,000-square-foot residential properties have a unique look thanks to the cork material that acts as both insulation and the home's facade.

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A rendering of the POP project located at 2037 and 2039 Blair St. in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.
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The first floor boasts 11-foot high ceilings and includes a living room, dining room and kitchen.
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Postgreen collaborated with a cabinet maker to create the custom kitchen.
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Another view of the kitchen shows the floating staircase leading to the upper floors.
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The backyard has a cedar deck and room to garden.
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The master bath is part of a third-floor suite that includes a private terrace.
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The second floor bathroom has flooring made of cork.
The third floor master suite includes a private roof deck.
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Astroturf, which lines the roof deck, minimizes maintenance.
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The two homes -- priced at $399,000 -- will be move-in ready by early July.
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