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  • Tour Miami Beach's Burdines Department Store in 1953

    Click here to view the full photogallery.Photos via "Library of Congress Today we take take a break from the regularly scheduled residential fare to have a look at the interiors of a department store …

    Click here to view the full photogallery.Photos via "Library of Congress Today we take take a break from the regularly scheduled residential fare to have a look at the interiors of a department store in the 1950s. Burdines, the...

  • Break the Mold With a Brutalist 'Tree House' on the Chesapeake

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Up for $1.29M on Maryland's Gibson Island is this atypical Chesapeake cottage, a 2,826-square-foot fortress designed by blocky brutalism extraordinaire, Ulrich …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Up for $1.29M on Maryland's Gibson Island is this atypical Chesapeake cottage, a 2,826-square-foot fortress designed by blocky brutalism extraordinaire, Ulrich Franzen. Known as the Glass Tree House, the 1962 three-bedroom was...

  • Colorful Fabrics Restore a 'Dilapidated Concrete Bungalow'

    Click here to view the full photogallery.Photos by Simon Upton/Elle Decor Enchanted by the "wild dogs and unrestored, decaying palazzos" of Lecce, a historic city in Puglia, Italy, fashion designer …

    Click here to view the full photogallery.Photos by Simon Upton/Elle Decor Enchanted by the "wild dogs and unrestored, decaying palazzos" of Lecce, a historic city in Puglia, Italy, fashion designer Liza Bruce and her husband, artist Nicholas Alvis Vega,...

  • Inside Karim Rashid's Magical, Hot Pink 'Sparkle Krib'

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Give designer Karim Rashid pretty much anything—a condo tower, a food court, a record album, a Twitter account—and he'll be sure to make it fruit-punch colored …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Give designer Karim Rashid pretty much anything—a condo tower, a food court, a record album, a Twitter account—and he'll be sure to make it fruit-punch colored and amorphous, the princess castle of...

  • 1835 Textile Mill With Labor Rights History is Now Housing

    Here now, Past Lives, in which Curbed explores what some of the country's most interesting residential buildings used to be before they became livable homes. Care to suggest a building with a fascinating …

    Here now, Past Lives, in which Curbed explores what some of the country's most interesting residential buildings used to be before they became livable homes. Care to suggest a building with a fascinating past life? Do drop us a line....

  • Gigantic SoCal Equestrian Estate 'Rancho Latigo' Asks $45M

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to …

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

  • How a 25-Year-Old Decorated a Ballerina's Dakota Apartment

    Photo via Domaine Decorated by the insanely talented, 25-year-old Sasha Bikoff—an up-and-coming new interior designer with a self-professed talent for reading her client's personalities—this 4,700-square-foot …

    Photo via Domaine Decorated by the insanely talented, 25-year-old Sasha Bikoff—an up-and-coming new interior designer with a self-professed talent for reading her client's personalities—this 4,700-square-foot apartment in NYC's legendary Dakota building is meant to channel equal parts "Scarface and French. …

  • Eight-Foot King Neptune Guards This 'Castle-Like Chateau'

    Click here to view the full photogallery. If it's true that there's nothing more American, architecturally speaking, than a complete disregard for context, then it could be said that this four-bedroom …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. If it's true that there's nothing more American, architecturally speaking, than a complete disregard for context, then it could be said that this four-bedroom "castle-like chateau' in California is just doing its...

  • Levitating Homes; Nightclubs for Children; More!

    Photo via Design Boom · Adorable 3BR cape near Sandwich Village wants $323K. · How the modern office shapes American life. · Here's how an eight-story addition to an old embassy looks. · Buyers of …

    Photo via Design Boom · Adorable 3BR cape near Sandwich Village wants $323K. · How the modern office shapes American life. · Here's how an eight-story addition to an old embassy looks. · Buyers of new homes want these features,...

  • The rise and fall of Los Angeles' fabled 'Western White House'

    Plenty of homes in Los Angeles have a glamorous history, but few have a story like this one, nicknamed "the Western White House" and now in foreclosure.

    Plenty of homes in Los Angeles have a glamorous history, but few have a story like this one, nicknamed "the Western White House" and now in foreclosure.

  • Young designers' showcase: With luck, they'll be coming soon to a future near you

    Here are some of the best works by designers under 35 showcased at Milan Design Week.

    Here are some of the best works by designers under 35 showcased at Milan Design Week.

  • Pay $1.3M For an Incredible Amount of Folk Music History

    Click here to view the full photogallery. In a bit of real estate news sure to delight history and music buffs alike, The Little House in Orangetown, N.Y.—a former gathering place for folk music elite …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. In a bit of real estate news sure to delight history and music buffs alike, The Little House in Orangetown, N.Y.—a former gathering place for folk music elite like Woody Guthrie, Pete...

  • This Charming Country Cabin is Maine's First Passive House

    In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for an …

    In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for an upcoming column? Pass it along. Photo via Go Logic...

  • Mapping the 11 Most Expensive Houses Ever Sold in America

    Nine-figure listings have been (relatively speaking) flying off the proverbial shelves lately, what with Connecticut's Copper Beech Farm selling for $120M last week and L.A.'s long-unsold Fleur …

    Nine-figure listings have been (relatively speaking) flying off the proverbial shelves lately, what with Connecticut's Copper Beech Farm selling for $120M last week and L.A.'s long-unsold Fleur de Lys going for $102M cash in late March. Both of these...

  • Get a Janitor's View of Versailles in These Unprettied Photos

    Photo via Messy Nessy Chic The Palace of Versailles looms so large in humanity's understanding of unrestrained splendor that it has inspired a whole host of sorry knockoffs. And while all that's …

    Photo via Messy Nessy Chic The Palace of Versailles looms so large in humanity's understanding of unrestrained splendor that it has inspired a whole host of sorry knockoffs. And while all that's been seen of the most famous American Versailles...

  • Proposed NYC Transit Hub Looks Like a Giant Sea Monster

    Rendering via Curbed NY Designed by NYC-based architects Chad kellogg and Matt Bowles of AMLGM, this tubular sea monster of transit hub could someday terrorize the people of Queens, N.Y.—at least according …

    Rendering via Curbed NY Designed by NYC-based architects Chad kellogg and Matt Bowles of AMLGM, this tubular sea monster of transit hub could someday terrorize the people of Queens, N.Y.—at least according to the team's proposed plans. Called the Urban...

  • Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye Gets Irreverently Suburbanized

    Image via Architizer The landmarked and preserved architectural masterpieces of the world would undoubtedly look very different if they were subject to actual inhabitants. Taking the dissonance between …

    Image via Architizer The landmarked and preserved architectural masterpieces of the world would undoubtedly look very different if they were subject to actual inhabitants. Taking the dissonance between aesthetic temples and lived-in homes and prying it wide open, the runner...

  • Über-Lavish, Highly Gilded Miami Penthouse Asks $8.9M

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to …

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

  • Is Miami the next Monaco?

    If Miami real estate is a bubble, it's still inflating fast, with the average sales price for Miami real estate up 19 percent in the first quarter.

    Is Miami the next Monaco?

    If Miami real estate is a bubble, it's still inflating fast, with the average sales price for Miami real estate up 19 percent in the first quarter.

  • With Rentals Atop Stores, Walmart Really Does Have Everything

    Rendering via Architectural Record It's easy to fault Walmart for disrupting "mainstreet" America by pricing out small retailers, but thing get a bit more complicated when the corporate giant …

    Rendering via Architectural Record It's easy to fault Walmart for disrupting "mainstreet" America by pricing out small retailers, but thing get a bit more complicated when the corporate giant engages in what looks like urban renewal. Coming soon to D.C.'s...

  • Free Associate in Style in These Chic Psychoanalysts' Offices

    Photo via Co.Design According to Mark Gerald, the intersection between interior design and psychoanalysis goes way beyond the rug-draped chaise longue depicted in innumerable New Yorker cartoons. "In …

    Photo via Co.Design According to Mark Gerald, the intersection between interior design and psychoanalysis goes way beyond the rug-draped chaise longue depicted in innumerable New Yorker cartoons. "In some cases, the analyst creates a space consciously and intentionally," the therapist...

  • Midcentury 'Urban Tree House' in Cali Wants $1.225M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. While this bohemian, midcentury modern listing might lack the qualifications needed to actually count as the bona fide "urban tree house" the brokerbabble …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. While this bohemian, midcentury modern listing might lack the qualifications needed to actually count as the bona fide "urban tree house" the brokerbabble insists it is—really it's more surrounded by trees than...

  • Architecture in Fashion; The World's 50 Coolest Tree Houses

    Photo via My Modern Met · When architecture meets fashion. · That Tommy Hilfiger Raleigh hotel mashup is happening. · Former AmEx CEO wants $10.5M for house with cabaret. · How facets are changing the …

    Photo via My Modern Met · When architecture meets fashion. · That Tommy Hilfiger Raleigh hotel mashup is happening. · Former AmEx CEO wants $10.5M for house with cabaret. · How facets are changing the face of architecture. · From...

  • Home price slowdown leaves millions underwater

    A rebound in home prices has slowed in recent months, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.

    Home price slowdown leaves millions underwater

    A rebound in home prices has slowed in recent months, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.

  • Tour L.A.'s Troubled, Pedigreed Chandler Mansion

    The story of how the Chandler mansion ended up foreclosed upon and languishing on the market at $10.6M is an L.A. property saga for the ages, one which tangentially involves at least four U.S. presidents. …

    The story of how the Chandler mansion ended up foreclosed upon and languishing on the market at $10.6M is an L.A. property saga for the ages, one which tangentially involves at least four U.S. presidents. Built in 1913 for...

  • 17 Projects Proving Nobody Does Minimalism Quite Like Japan

    Click here to view the full photogallery. It seems like every other day a Japanese architect is building up an innovative modern residence (or dental clinic or hair salon) that's got the utterly unadorned …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. It seems like every other day a Japanese architect is building up an innovative modern residence (or dental clinic or hair salon) that's got the utterly unadorned look of an Apple Store...

  • Is This Barn the Invisible House to End All Invisible Houses?

    Photo via My Modern Met Tucked behind a thicket of trees in the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, N.Y., this aptly named Invisible Barn so dramatically camouflages with its surroundings—perhaps …

    Photo via My Modern Met Tucked behind a thicket of trees in the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, N.Y., this aptly named Invisible Barn so dramatically camouflages with its surroundings—perhaps more effectively than any "invisible" architecture before it—that...

  • Young designers experiment with exuberant homes the size of parking spots

    Savannah College of Art and Design students will live in these tiny homes, called SCADpads, which measure 8 by 16 feet and are tucked into an Atlanta parking garage.

    Savannah College of Art and Design students will live in these tiny homes, called SCADpads, which measure 8 by 16 feet and are tucked into an Atlanta parking garage.

  • Waterfront Robert Gurney Design Asks $2.5M In Annapolis

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to …

    Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

  • Explore Philly's 'Most Hated House,' Now Asking $4.4M

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Few homes have provoked as strong a reaction from the Curbed Philly readership as the Latimore House, which has been compared to "a rec center or a suburban …

    Click here to view the full photogallery. Few homes have provoked as strong a reaction from the Curbed Philly readership as the Latimore House, which has been compared to "a rec center or a suburban DMV," a SAAB dealership...

 
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