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Dwelling: 15 Rooms to Prove That the '70s Were the Best Design Decade

Photo via Dry Dock Shop Today in excellent and highly addictive internet offerings comes the Dry Dock Shop's super groovy tumblr, which offers an endless trove of "yesterday's architecture and interior design" from the '60s, '70s, and '80s. "The pre-digital...

House of the Day: Nab This $14M, Oversized Cape Cod Mansion at Auction

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...

Architectural Craziness: The Wackiest Architects in the Galaxy Built a Star Wars House

Photo via Design Boom South Korea's Moon Hoon, one of the nuttiest architecture firms practicing today, has created a concrete-clad family home in suburban Yongin covered with beveled grooves reminiscent of the exterior paneling of the spaceships from Star Wars....

Curbed Maps: Mapping the Most Expensive Houses For Sale in America

In light of the recent influx of unreasonably expensive residences hitting the market—including a $139M monster in South Florida and a $125M stunner in Montecito, California—it seemed appropriate to update the index of most expensive houses listed right this...

Construction Watch: Curbed NY takes a look at...

Curbed NY takes a look at some shots from the World Trade Center site, and offers a bit of insider knowledge as to the best ways to keep up with the construction. Scope out real-time live cameras at the base...

Sold Stuff: The legendary 1963 Bel Air estate...

The legendary 1963 Bel Air estate that once belonged to William H. Doheny, Sr., has sold for $33M, after listing back in February for $43M. The eight bedroom-mansion comes outfitted with terrazzo floors, a sun room, a billiards room, a...

Micro Homes: How Many Clowns Can Fit in This Circus-Style Gypsy Wagon?

Photo via Houzz Upon hearing the news that his first grandchild was on the way, extremely thoughtful grandfather-to-be and New Zealand landscape photographer Declan O'Neill decided to build "a child's playhouse with a magical twist" in the form of a...

Precautions: China Makes Special Sidewalk Lanes for Smartphone Addicts

Photo via News.cn One city in China is trying to make the increasingly difficult task of walking on the sidewalk easier for all involved, by giving smartphone addicts their own sidewalk lane. According to a Chinese publication, a place in...

Festivals: Zaha 'Pushes Boundaries' by Putting a Metal Thing in a Pool

Saturday marked the opening of 2014's London Design Festival, a nine-day celebration of international art and architecture. It's essentially an urban playground for designers who get to do things like take "masterclasses in leathership" and watch illustrators work inside...

TV Time: Ari Gold's House from Entourage is Gaming for a Pretty Profit

The lovely little red-door'd house from '50s sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and, some 50 years later, HBO's Entourage, where it played the home of Ari Gold, everyone's favorite fictional neurotic jerkbag movie agent, is back on...

Celebrity Real Estate: Actress Mila Kunis (That '70s Show,...

Actress Mila Kunis (That '70s Show, Black Swan) just sold her five-bedroom, 4,900-square-foot "bachelorette pad" in L.A. for $3.825M, after listing it for $3.995M back in early August. Now she and beau Ashton Kutcher—who also sold off his old pad—can...

Linkage: Churches Turned Restaurants; The Best Co-Working Spaces

Photo via Curbed Seattle · Historic Mediterranean Revival lists at $2.8M. · Inside Bianca Sotelo's glam office space. · George Suyama's Japanese farmhouse for sale again. · The best-designed co-working spaces. · Who dumps an $8.4M manse right after buying...

Monochromes: Inside an Utterly Perfect 1940s Brooklyn Department Store

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up...

The Printed Page: Tour a Charleston Home 'Buattafied' By the Prince of Chintz

Photo by Scott Frances/Architectural Digest Architectural Digest's latest piece on a project by outspoken chintz-enthused interior designer Mario Buatta covers a space he created for one of the "remarkably loyal" clients he's gathered over the course of his 50-plus years...

Feline Wire: Apparently, L.A. Architects Are Really Into Designing for Cats

Because combining architecture and cats is a proven recipe for shockingly innovative design (and super fun internet stuff!) a whole bunch of Los Angeles-based architects have hopped aboard a growing trend of crafting weird, wonderful shelters for fancy felines....

Celebrity Landlords: Rent Kirsten Dunst's 'Quirky Antique' Loft For $12,500 a Month

Glorious actress and very stylish person Kirsten Dunst just listed her two-bedroom NYC penthouse for $12,500 a month, with all the "quirky antique-style" furniture included. Located in what NY Daily News calls...

Digital Age: Doom is Helping a Construction Firm Prefabricate Hospitals

Photo via Wikimedia Commons A construction company is using the technology behind Doom, a genre-pioneering 1993 shooter game about one space marine's efforts to keep a horde of marauding space demons from reaching Earth, to create hospitals, of all things....

Recommended Reading: Weekend Reads: Dumpster Living; The End of the Borscht Belt

Welcome to Curbed's new weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories from, well, anywhere that isn't Curbed. We'll be collecting a few of our favorite longer stories of the week; please be in touch if you...

Hotels: Inside the Hotel That Offers a $5,000 'Divorce Package'

Photo via Gideon Putnam Ready to cash in on what must surely be an entirely untapped market, the Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., now offers a package for couples looking to get divorced somewhere scenic and...

Sold Stuff: With news that the Kate Middleton...

With news that the Kate Middleton and Prince William are moving to England's Norfolk County, the sleepy area in the Eastern reaches of the UK has moved into the spotlight. "It will give the area a bit of a sheen,"...

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