Vapiwala bought the property for $407,000 in May 2006. The 971-square-foot property is part of a development that was built in 1900. Ken Gehris of Housepad LLP is the listing agent for the property.
Dr. Vapiwala is an assistant professor in the radiation oncology department of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
She also was a senior editor of OncoLink, a cancer-related information Web site. She is also affiliated with Chester County Hospital.
She received a degree in biology and Hispanic studies from John Hopkins University and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her radiation oncology residency at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and internship at the Albert Einstein Medical Center.
There were 296 home sales in Center City West in 2008, with a median sales price of $352,500.
Address: 253 South 21st Street
Buyer(s): Neha Vapiwala
Seller(s): Wade Properties L P
Sale date: May. 9, 2006