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History Lessons: Revealing New Photos of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Photo from the collection of Bob Bragman via Curbed SF In the most fortuitous of flea market finds, Bay Area resident and vintage-lover Bob Bragman wound up with a Ziplock bag full of original black-and-white photos from the aftermath of...

The Printed Page : French TV Producer Antique-Bombs an 18th-Century Château

Photo by Pascal Chevallier via Arch Digest "Antiques are not dead things," French television producer Jean-Louis Remilleux tells Architectural Digest. "They have a lot to teach us about how we lived and thought." It's with this mindset that Remilleux transformed...

Let It Be: Tour the Childhood Homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Photo via Liverpool Echo A recent feature in the Liverpool Echo details how the U.K.'s National Trust restored the dwellings where songs like "Please Please Me" and "I Saw Her Standing There" were written. The childhood homes of John Lennon...

Architectural Craziness: Australian Architecture Scene Masters 'Drunken Geometries'

RMIT Storey Hall by ARM Architecture; photo by John Gollings via Uncube Magazine The online magazine Uncube just devoted an entire, glorious issue to exploring the current Australian architecture scene. Their conclusion: architects in Melbourne have developed a lively building...

Office Spaces: It's All Soccer All the Time in This Baller AstroTurfed Workspace

Photos by Benjamin A Monn via Dezeen Of all the trends sprouted from the modern office's inexorable barreling into ever-kookier territory, the trend toward fake outdoor spaces has got to be one of the funniest. Artificial turf is back in...

PriceChopper: Brooklyn, New York's most bonkers mansion,...

Brooklyn, New York's most bonkers mansion, a gated waterfront compound currently owned by the family of the "Russian-American Paris Hilton", just got a steep $13M price cut. Now offered at $17M, the 15,000-square-foot property (endowed with a meditation room and...

Controversies: Lucas Museum Opponents File a Federal Lawsuit to Stop It

Emboldened by the vocal dissatisfaction to the recently unveiled renderings for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, the Chicago lakefront protection and advocacy group Friends of the Parks is suing the city to keep the project from going forward....

Fun With Photoshop: What NYC, Paris, and More Would Look Like Without Electricity

For his Darkened Cities series, French artist Thierry Cohen pulled the plug on major metropolises—Shanghai, San Francisco, Paris (above)—by grafting architecture images to those of night skies unsullied by millions of incadescent bulbs, street lights, and neon signage. It's...

House of the Day: Tasteful and Traditional San Antonio Estate Politely Asks $2M

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: San Antonio, Texas Price: $1,999,900...

Sports Estates : NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw Lists Ranch For $10.8M

NFL legend and prominent TV commentator Terry Bradshaw recently listed his 744-acre Oklahoma ranch. It's a property that's less flashy (though arguably way more beautiful) than, say, those of young gun Tom Brady's successive chateaus and Manhattan pied-à-terre, but...

Grand Reveals: Tour Renzo Piano's Harvard Museum Mashup, Now-Complete

Photo by Nic Lehoux via Renzo Piano Building Workshop Incredibly busy Italian architect Renzo Piano has finally completed work on the Harvard Art Museums, the culmination of a six-year renovation that united a protected 1920s Georgian Revival building with its...

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Richer: NYC's Super-Rich Want Bathrooms with Big Risqué Windows

A Walker Tower bathroom "Talk about a power washing," quips the New York Times in a report that is not even a little bit about cleaning sidewalks. The paper of record would like you to know that Manhattan's millionaire homebuyers...

Rumormongering: Ellen Degeneres May be Buying a House She's Already Owned

Talk show host and house-flipping wizard Ellen Degeneres is no stranger to the real estate game, having bought and sold prestigious L.A. properties—one of which sold to Ryan Seacrest for millions more than she paid, another was deemed "the...

Ikea Watch : 12-Year-Old Runaway Finds Home in Fake Ikea Apartments

Photo by Liu Jin/Getty Ikea is back in the news this week, not because of improvements to their furniture or more crazy ad campaigns, but for something that's perhaps the best publicity money can't buy: a 12-year-old Chinese boy who...

BIG Announcements: At London's Battersea, Bjarke Ingels Lands First U.K. Project

Prolific architect Bjarke Ingels, the guy responsible for up-and-coming zootopias, Lego museums, and waste-plant-cum-ski-slopes, has pinned down his first project in the United Kingdom: a public square in the $12.6B (billion with a B) redevelopment of south London's Battersea...

Mind Blowing: Damien Hirst Used Thousands of Surgical Tools to Recreate Cities

Vatican (Rome), 2014, Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates via Design Boom British art star Damien Hirst, whose interests have previously included bedazzling human skulls with platinum and diamonds, putting tiger sharks in formaldehyde, and being the U.K.'s richest living artist,...

Linkage: Architecture for Soldiers; a Record-Breaking Penthouse; More!

Photo by Pascal Chevallier via Arch Digest · Designing buildings for seniors and soldiers. · Penthouse sells for a record-breaking $60M. · Boy proves you can live in an Ikea. · Fancy 600-square-foot garage asks $499K. · World's coolest "beach...

Neighborly Beefs: Tech Titan's Neighbors Already Hate His Unbuilt Mansion

Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren hasn't even built his house, a timber-and-glass compound to lope across 8,297 square feet, and already the neighbors are not having it. Humble folk near Westergren's plot in Northern California's rural Inverness Park are, according...

Way Too Real Estate : Imagine If NYC Apartment Listings Told the Truth, Part II

Curbed NY has returned with another batch of the most forthcoming, most educational New York City real estate listings that you ever did see (part one here). In these new fake listing ads, one will get to know a...

Nerd Shrines: You Don't Love Anything as Much as This Swede Loves Predator

Shed a tear for Sweden's most heroically committed nerd, for something has driven them to put the Predator-themed labor of love they call home on the market. Forgot fake taxidermy—this home has predator masks mounted on the walls, a...

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