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House of the Day: $5.5M Buys a Roaring '20s Estate with a Few Quirky Updates

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...

Renovations : 'Dexter' Star Michael C. Hall's House Reno is Just Plain Lovely

--!> Photos by Joe Schmelzer/Lonny Dexter actor and historic home lover Michael C. Hall recently listed his 1920s Spanish-style home in Los Angeles, though not before completing a total surprisingly tasteful renovation. With the help of interior designer Kishani...

The Printed Page: Tour the Home Robert A.M. Stern Helped His Son Renovate

Photo by Simon Upton/Architectural Digest Architectural Digest has long been a fan of tradionalist architect and Yale A-school dean Robert A.M. Stern. In its latest issue, AD keeps it in the family with the story of how Nicholas and Courtney...

Curbed Interviews: 'Architectural Photographer of the Year' Hufton + Crow on Climbing Rusty Cranes, Certain-Death Falls, and Risking Life and Limb to Get the Perfect Shot

The Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo courtesy of Hufton + Crow. Architectural photography, so often static, becomes dramatic when handled by the award-winning London photography studio Hufton + Crow. Partners Allan Crow and Nick Hufton have photographed...

Curbed Maps : 10 Years Later, All the Filming Locations of 'Eternal Sunshine'

Photo via Curbed Hamptons The cult classic Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind hit theaters in 2004, instantly dazzling audiences with the raw and unusual love story between Clementine (Kate Winslet) and Joel (Jim Carrey). The sci-fi- and psych-thriller-enriched romantic...

On the Market: Tour a Wall Street Wolf's Incredibly Tacky Manhattan Pad

Who would've thought that Alan Wilzig, the entrepreneur and semi-professional race car driver who inspired a minor character in The Wolf of Wall Street and later called out Martin Scorsese on Facebook for his "nerdy" portrayal in the film,...

Architectural Craziness: Nutty Extraterrestrial Cube Wants to Be a 'Mountain Hut'

Image by Jan Cyrany via ArchDaily One entry for this year's Slovakian hut design competition (an actual thing) took the notion of an isolated mountain dwelling to the logical extreme. The proposal from Czech architecture firm Atelier 8000 plops a...

Linkage: House-Hunting in Iceland; Metro Architecture; More!

Photo by Ake E:son Lindman via ArchDaily · Snøhetta designs will be on Norway's money. · The architecture of D.C.'s metro system. · Artist Julian Schnabel's new project in Miami. · House-hunting in Iceland. · Drought-shaming California state officials. ·...

Lookalikes: Knockoff Monticello Has a Very Jeffersonian Three-Car Garage

Much is made of the China's fascination with copying buildings. "That's a weird thing that China does," say Americans, who live in a country with White House and Versailles knockoffs by the dozen. Recently, the very American pursuit of...

On the Market: Celebrate Oktoberfest in This Bavarian-Style Seattle Manse

Seattle's 1904 Bordeaux Mansion, a landmarked house pretty much exactly as luxurious and European-inspired as its name suggests, has just listed for $3.99M. Sited on the stretch of the city known as Millionaire's Row, the turn-of-the-century estate, commissioned by...

Just Because: South Park's Cartman Was Created to be a Real Estate Diss

From the writers: Originally we wanted to show how worthless real estate agents were, so we started out w/ Cartman running a realty business— South Park (@SouthPark) October 2, 2014 Luckily for the show's creators, Million Dollar Listing came along...

Motor City: Home-For-iPhone Offer Nets a Very Quick Sale

An Austrian man named Andreas Gindelhuber who recently offered to trade his Detroit investment property for an iPhone 6 has sold the home to someone who lives down the street from it for less than $1000 in cash, according...

Renovations: Total Renovation Rolled Two 16th-Century Buildings into One

Photo by Michael James O'Brien via New York Magazine Home to artist and landscape designer Ronald van der Hilst, this house in Antwerp, Belgium dates back to the 1500s, when it was originally two separate structures. The Neoclassical abode got...

Curbed Maps: Mapping the Filming Locations of 'American Horror Story'

Photo via American Horror Story Everyone's favorite camp-infused Grand Guignol returns tonight with the season premiere of American Horror Story: Freakshow, the next chapter in Glee-creator Ryan Murphy's journey through the lurid, blood-soaked underbelly of these United States. In keeping...

House of the Day: Keep '90s Design Alive in This Light-Filled Contemporary

Location: St. Louis, Missouri Price: $3,250,000 The Skinny: The postmodern '90s vibes are strong in this five-bedroom, designed by St. Louis architect Louis Saur and built on three acres in "prestigious Somerset...

Globe Trotting: This Kooky Japanese Home Had a Lot of Fun With Windows

Photo by Yoshihiro Asada via Dezeen Over in Shiga, Japan, this pile of monochrome boxes is actually a delightfully trippy home with windows meticulously placed to frame the house's views. Designed by Japanese architect Kouichi Kimura, the Scape House...

Curbed Features: How Ikea Became America's Furniture-Selling Powerhouse

Ikea fired a shot heard round the retailing world when it landed on American soil in 1985, opening its doors in a shopping mall just outside of Philadelphia. I was there—writing a story about the Swedish retailer for Metropolitan...

Development Watch: Karim Rashid's Kool-Aid Condo Gets Drained of Color

A Harlem neighborhood has told designer and hot-pink proponent Karim Rashid that they don't need no stinking balconies, but if they must have them, they want them with less cyan and watermelon coloring. The Wall Street Journal reports that...

Director's Cut: Director Gus Van Sant's Barn Studio Can Be Yours for $1.8M

Reclusive indie film (and Good Will Hunting) director Gus Van Sant recently put his 2,580-square-foot, 15.4-acre Portland beach retreat on the market in a characteristically low-key (some might even say lo-fi) manner....

Construction Watch: New Photos Emerge of Jean Nouvel's Vertical Garden Towers

Photo by Murray Fredericks via Designboom Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel's One Central Park towers in Sydney promised "the world's tallest vertical garden," designed and installed by botanist and artist Patrick Blanc. Construction finished last fall, but new photos give...

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