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Our cities, our politics

How the place you live informs how you’ll respond to Trump’s presidency With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, the United States feels like it's straining to contain multiple citizenries with radically opposed value systems; political scientists say we’re more polarized than we’ve been since the Civil War. Show More Summary

Where millennials are buying homes, according to new study

The rental generation turns to homeownership in these cities It’s no secret that many millennials are struggling with the dream of homeownership. The majority of millennials don’t meet the credit score requirements to get a mortgage from Fannie Mae, and nearly a third of them still live with mom and dad. Show More Summary

Charming midcentury time capsule with glorious views is up for auction in Australia

This 1960s house is on the market for the first time ever Another midcentury time capsule this way comes—by way of Brisbane, Australia. Built in the 1960s and impeccably preserved, the five-bedroom is on the market for the first time ever. Show More Summary

Traffic deaths increased for the second year in a row

Fatalities on U.S. streets last year were higher than previously estimated, and experts say they don’t know why Safety experts issued a dire report in late 2016: After years of going down, traffic deaths in the U.S. were on track to dramatically increase from the year before—which was also a particularly deadly year. Show More Summary

'Floating' timber modern house in the woods offers mod take on rustic

Yes please! “Rustic” can mean log cabins and taxidermy, but it absolutely doesn’t have to. Case in point: This 3,600-square-foot, timber-glass-and-steel dwelling in St-Adolphe D’Howard, Quebec, Canada, courtesy of Montreal firm MU Architecture. Designed...Show More Summary

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT 2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary

These cool midcentury home and design ads are everything you'd expect

You’ll love this Here’s a Fun Friday Thing that also seems like a worthy way to procrastinate: There is a stellar digital database, called AdSausage, with over 40,000 vintage advertisements just waiting for your perusal. The searchable...Show More Summary

Tadao Ando-designed theater in Shanghai features large circular cutouts

The Shanghai Poly Grand Theater is located in Jiading The Shanghai Poly Grand Theater is a massive glass-and-concrete rectilinear building that features circular cutouts and recesses—like holes on a block of Swiss cheese—that are open...Show More Summary

The best buildings to see in the Times's places to go in 2017, part 2

More exceptional architecture to augment your annual list of wanderlust Few things lead to impulsive searches for plane trips faster than the New York Times’s annual 52 Places to Go feature, a roundup of up-and-coming and unexpectedShow More Summary

Old meets new in gorgeous revamp of this 1900s museum

The early-20th century museum has a brand-new wing, too Renovations and additions of historic museums can go oh so many ways. This restoration of the Latvian National Museum of Art, in the country’s capital, Riga, shows it can go well. Show More Summary

Lloyd Wright home with killer Hollywood views asks $2.5M

The 1949 home was designed for an actor 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. Location: Los...Show More Summary

New urban park in Dallas will be one of America’s biggest

The $600 million park will be 11 times bigger than Central Park Dallas, Texas, is prepped to become one of the “greenest” cities in the United States. The city is building a 10,000-acre nature district along the Trinity River, and the...Show More Summary

Here are Curbed readers' 8 favorite U.S. neighborhoods

Locals explain why they love their communities Each year, Curbed cities across the country host a prestigious competition—called the Curbed Cup—to find the neighborhood of the year. The bracket-style competition takes two weeks and uses...Show More Summary

Powering trains with solar panels? U.K. researchers want to do just that

Such a system can also enable trains to run into more rural areas A research team from the Imperial College London is teaming up with the charity 10:10 to pursue what they call a “completely unique” and ambitious plan to power the U.K.’s trains with solar panels. Show More Summary

Lego-style prefab buildings quickly add 4,000 square feet to these schools

The structures were erected in just two weeks It’s no secret that architecture nerds tend to love both Lego blocks and modular buildings. In Indre-et-Loire, France, a pair of private high schools have combined those obsessions to cleverly expand their education space. Show More Summary

New convention center in Rome is the city’s largest building in over 50 years

It comprises a hotel as well Here’s another building that incorporates an abstract volume into an enormous glass structure à la the recently opened European Union office in Brussels. Located in Rome and designed by international firm...Show More Summary

Ikea’s sleek new bike is now available for $500

Perfectly low-key Are bikes made by furniture companies the next big thing? Seeing how there’s a turning tide toward more and safer biking in cities around the world, it certainly would make sense. Yesterday, we learned that minimalist furniture brand Blu Dot has started selling an equally clean-lined $799 bike. Show More Summary

Go deep in an eerie "underwater museum" in the Atlantic Ocean

It’s haunting—and gorgeous Add this to the travel bucket list: A British artist, Jason Decaires Taylor, has finished work on a 300-sculpture underwater museum off the coast of Lazarote, Spain. Installation kicked off early last year,...Show More Summary

Art Deco home with original details and a turret can be yours for $1.2M

It’s a gorgeous fixer-upper For those with a fondness for Art Deco architecture (raises hand) and a penchant for fixing-up, this gorgeous 1930s property in the Knighton Close neighborhood of London is sure to set your heart aflutter....Show More Summary

Antique plaster and how to restore it

Let’s get plastered! Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. Last summer, we took a day trip toShow More Summary

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