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A chat with Cherryblossom Harrison, Realtor

Posted on: June 30, 2017

Where is your favorite place to vacation?


What is your favorite dessert?

Crème brûlée

Tea or coffee?

Coffee, of course

What is your favorite style of house?

Anything Victorian

Vacation Type: Adventurous or relaxing?

A nice mix of both relaxing and fun

What is your favorite season of the year?


Why did you decide to become a realtor?

I decided to turn my passion for history and old homes from a hobby into an occupation

To contact Cherryblossom, call 267-974-1223 or email
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Welcome Kelly McShain Tyree!

Posted on: December 8, 2011

We’re pleased to announce that Kelly McShain Tyree has joined our group of dedicated real estate professionals.


Kelly McShain Tyree loves Philadelphia neighborhoods and has a deep passion to celebrate their unique offerings, preserve and showcase their diverse architectural character and intrinsic beauty. She believes by celebrating Philadelphia’s Old World craftsmanship and legacy of honoring our green spaces- we encourage renewal and community vitality throughout the City…

Along with her husband, Robert Tyree, and her brother, Devitt McShain, Kelly has restored architecturally and historically significant residential and commercial Philadelphia properties- winning an Interior and Exterior Homeowner Award from the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia for an East Oak Lane Victorian (c. 1895). As a member of the Advisory Council for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society- she has also been working to green and beautify Philadelphia neighborhoods, gateways and corridors. Kelly is a fourth generation Philadelphian involved with real estate- her Great Grandfather, John McShain, and her Great Uncle John McShain Jr., were Master Builders in Philadelphia and Washington D.C. They built many Catholic Churches, University buildings (La Salle, St. Joe’s, Georgetown), as well as the Pentagon, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Kennedy Center.

Having lived and worked in NYC and abroad as a professional Stage Actress as well as an
Interior Decorator, Kelly offers a unique and joyful perspective to her hometown City and to her clients- both to those who are selling their homes, and those who are purchasing.

Kelly can be reached at Elfant Wissahickon Realtors’ Chestnut Hill office at 8039 Germantown Avenue, 215-247-3600.

Posted by Paul Walsh