Research professor spends $1M in Center City East

Medium 6aada1837c045beaefc685739fb7c537 John Lambris and Rodothea Lambris bought a four-bedroom, 2.5-bath home at 630 Pine St. in Philadelphia from Sherry Perry Rivera for $1 million on Nov. 30.

The 2,625-square-foot home in Center City East was built in 1910. It is located in the Society Hill Historic District subdivision.

Dr. Lambris is a Dr. Ralph and Sallie Weaver professor of research medicine at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is the founder and executive director of Aegean Conferences, an independent, non-profit, educational organization.

He earned his B.S. in biology and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from University of Patras in Greece.

The Lambrises also owns condos at 2101 Chestnut St. Unit #1011 and at 1939 Chestnut St. Unit #2C in Center City West. They paid $182,900 and $222,500 for the condos in Feb. 2006 and in Jan. 2008, respectively.

According to, there have been 17,235 home sales in Philadelphia during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $96,000.

Address: 630 Pine Street
Buyer(s): John Lambris and Rodothea Lambris
Seller(s): Sherry Perry Rivera (Trustee) and Sherry Perry Rivera
Sale date: Nov. 30, 2010