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Celebrity Real Estate: LeBron James' King-Sized Miami Home Reduced to $15M

LeBron James' old Coconut Grove castle has just gotten $2M more affordable, after about five months on the market. Curbed Miami has the grand tour. >>

Video Interlude: Turning the Lens on a Curvy, Calculus-Inspired Home and the Mathematician Who Dreamed It Up

Photos via Shim-Sutcliffe Architects The Integral House, designed by Toronto architects Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe, is a five story, 1,652-square-meter home with glass walls that curve much like a guitar or grand piano. The late James Stewart, a mathematician...

That's Rather Historic: Three Fabulous Homes for Sale in Ireland, from Midcentury Time Capsules to Imposing Castles

The Irish real estate market has long been identified with its many Games of Thrones-like castles and opulent country manors, but it turns out the island of St. Patrick has gorgeous midcentury time capsules and converted stone towers as...

Contests: Airbnb Offers Budding Entrepreneurs a Stay in Warren Buffett's Childhood Home

All photos via Airbnb In a strange variation of that "write an essay, win a historic inn" frenzy transpiring over in Maine, Airbnb is now hosting a contest for a free stay at the childhood home of billionaire Warren Buffett....

ON THE AUCTION BLOCK: BDDW's Luxe Take on Americana Goes Mass Market via eBay

Photos courtesy of BDDW Illustrious furniture-and-everything-else maker BDDW is taking a stab at the online auction game, forgoing the services of gallery-approved peddlers for the same technology your dad uses to sell his old tech toys. "eBay's got it down,"...

House of the Day: Bravo's Stephen Collins Puts His Gut-Renovated Midcentury Home on the Market

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: Palm Springs, California Price: $1,500,000.00...

Good Causes : These Affordable South Korean Homes Don't Skimp on Style

All photos by Hwang Hyochel via Dezeen For the last two years, Seoul-based architecture firm JYA-rchitects has been collaborating with non-profit ChildFund Korea to build a series of affordable homes in the southern provinces of South Korea. Constructed with inexpensive...

Durst Dynasty: Robert Durst's Fall From Real Estate Heir to Accused Murderer

Since the shocking and perhaps too-well-timed finale of "The Jinx" on Sunday evening, Robert Durst, the estranged scion of a New York real estate dynasty, is once again dominating headlines across the country. The six-part HBO documentary brought Durst,...

Potential Relaunches: Potential SkyMall Buyer Sees Its Future as 'Free of Kitsch'

Earlier this year the internet was hit with the devastating news that the in-flight catalog SkyMall was filing for bankruptcy. As if losing the ability to browse totally ridiculous decor items while bored on a plane wasn't heartbreaking enough,...

If Only In My Dreams: Bing Crosby's Moroccan-Themed Midcentury Ranch Asks $5M

Late crooner Bing Crosby had quite a collection of opulent California homes. There was the 40-room French chateau in the San Francisco suburbs, the English manor house in Northern California, and then there was the glorious midcentury 'ranch' in...

Adventures in Interior Design: Patterns Meet More Patterns in This Designer's Florid Pad

All photos by Richard Powers via Elle Decor NYC-based interior designer Alex Papachristidis bares his Manhattan apartment for Elle Decor this month and it's a lot to take in: the 2,000-square-foot space manifests as a loud exclamation of his apparent...

Summer Rentals: Spend the Summer in an Award-Winning Bates Masi Home

One of Bates Masi Architects' linen-crisp modern takes on the vernacular Shingle-style Hamptons home is available for the summer. "Meet me in Montauk," you'll whisper over the phone to your New York friends, "in my 9,000-square-foot rental." Curbed Hamptons...

Ikea Watch: Ikea Gets Kind of Raunchy, Helps Couple 'in the Bedroom'

For the latest in a long series of sometimes groan-worthy, sometimes wonderful ad campaigns, Ikea ventures into the "private life" of an unhappy couple. The entire scene is based around campy sexual innuendoes, the high/lowlight being when the moment...

Not So Fast: No One Seems to Want Cheyenne's 'Free' Frontier Homes

With their gabled roofs, eggshell-blue shingled façades, and porches perfect for sipping Sarsaparilla, the trio of 1890s houses behind the governor's mansion in Cheyenne, Wyoming would seem to be the sort of historic homes that the city would want...

Designer Barns: Some Lucky Goats in Germany Just Got a Cute Modern Barn

All photos by Erich Spahn via ArchDaily unless otherwise noted Fancy chickens of Long Island aren't the only ones getting designer homes these days. Over in Seubersdorf, Germany, German firm Kühnlein Architecture has completed a delightfully simple wooden barn for...

Artistry: Adorable New Kids' Book Explores the Concept of Home

Images by Carson Ellis courtesy Candlewick Press For her new book Home, illustrator and children's book author Carson Ellis focuses on all different kinds of nontraditional dwellings—the front cover alone features 21, including a sea shell, a barn, and a...

Corb Things: 13 Little-Known Facts about Le Corbusier's Life, Loves, and Modernist Designs

Photo of Le Corbusier via Getty Images Even Le Corbusier's own biographer, Anthony Flint, has admitted that talking about the influential architect is "a bit like bringing up politics or religion at the Thanksgiving table." The Swiss-born modernist is alternately...

DIY: This Guy's Transforming Picnic Table Approaches Pure Sorcery

GIF via Youtube Everything transforms these days. A prefab cube opens up into a livable "apartment. "Books" ">fan out into stools and nightstands. And now, Izzy Swan, a retired furniture shop owner in Charleston, South Carolina, has crafted this...

House of the Day: Pedigreed L.A. Estate with Ties to Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Mad Men Relists for $7.5M

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 Angeles, California Price: $7,500,000...

Renovations: Memphis Colors Meet Greek Details in This Charming Home

All photos by Yannis Drakoulidis via Point Supreme Architects With its bright colors and unconventional forms, this newly renovated two-floor apartment in Athens, Greece looks like a delightful throwback to the '80s Memphis Group aesthetic. The 2,900-square-foot residence, done up...

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