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On the Market: Suburban Nightmare Castle with Skeezy, Sad History Asks $45M

A 22,377-square-foot castle that could be described as Disneyesque if not for its overall creepiness, the fact that it sits in a gravel pit on an artificial island, and a skeezy and depressing history that includes the death of...

On the Market: On the market for $1.85M is...

On the market for $1.85M is the home of the late Robert Kardashian, who fathered Kim and, back in 1994, harbored his client and friend OJ Simpson. The 7,104-square-foot one-time hideout offers five bedrooms, and could do with "some rehabbing...

Linkage: Philly's Next Great Space; Art Deco in South Beach; More!

Photo via Curbed Seattle · Is this Salvation Army Philly's next great space? · This Venetian palazzo is like a portal to the afterlife. · 21 photos of Art Deco, before South Beach changed. · Abbott Miller: "Branding has become...

Adventures in Interior Design: Modern Pad Really Needs to Stop Calling Itself a 'Texas Ranch'

Photo via Design Milk Here to prove just how far archibabble can be stretched is this so-called SK Ranch "in the Texas hill country," which is actually just about as far from the average dude ranch as can be. Designed...

Abandonment Issues: Abandoned Construction Sites Look Like Architectural Ghosts

Photo via Arch Daily While ruin porn generally seems to take the form of previously bustling centers of commerce or once-stately homes left to crumble, UK-based photographer Sam Laughlin instead choses to document jilted, unfinished construction sites across Europe that...

Shitshows: Revisions Bring Revised Jabs for Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

Photo via Architectural Record The latest obscure missive from the very caddy-sounding talks that the National Capital Planning Commission engages in over Frank Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial signals a thin ray of hope for the very embattled project, one that Architectural...

First You See it Then You Don't: Clearly, This Breakfast Nook was Inspired by the Apple Store

Photo via Dezeen Situated on a bank of the Regent's Canal, this stately London home recently got a glassy, Apple store-esque extension that's almost completely transparent from street view. Designed by the local Gianni Botsford Architects, the edition, which the...

Preservation Watch: Frank Lloyd Wright Chapel Gets a 3D-Printed Restoration

Photo via Design Boom A chapel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is right now on the receiving end of a high-tech restoration, courtesy of a 3D printer, those ever-buzzworthy machines previously responsible for resolving mankind's lack of giant dollhouse furniture...

Apple Pickings: Industrial designer Marc Newson is joining...

Industrial designer Marc Newson is joining the immaculately-glass-enclosed hive that is Apple's design team. How exactly Newson's shapeless space cadette aesthetic will translate to the nigh-virginal minimalism Apple has thus far embodied is a mystery, but if the company continues...

Ikea Watch: This Horror Novel Was Designed to Look Like an Ikea Catalogue

Photo via Gizmodo Is there a single other furniture company in the world that's served as a muse more times than the tour de force that is Ikea? Besides starring in soap operas, scientific experiments, and parody sites 'a plenty,...

NYC: Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Re-List in NYC

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, whose wheelings and dealings in the world of New York real estate are closely watched and whispered about to no end, have once again listed their...

Barkitecture : Here's the Micro Airstream Trailer Your Dog's Been Begging For

Photo via Freshome By some terrible twist of fate, the retro campers and Airstreams of yore have always been either way too big or way too small for the average lap dog. Finally here to put an end to that...

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Richer: 7 Lines About NYC's Lonely, Unlived-In Millionaire Apartments

Rich people buying multimillion-dollar Manhattan pied-à-terres they rarely, if ever, set one pied in: there exist few phenomena more indicative of the state of Manhattan in the year 2014. Despite the widely accepted wisdom that apartments there and in...

Artistry: Boutique Hotel Room Was Built Around a Statue and Fountain

Photo via Dezeen Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi's body of work—which mainly involves kerplunking hotels and living rooms atop public architecture—has always looked like an ongoing series of beautifully executed pranks, and this latest Helsinki, Finland, project is no exception. Called...

Silver Screen: Universal's 1924 Phantom of the Opera Set Needs a New Home

Photo via The Studio Tour Much to the ire of some L.A.-area film buffs, Universal Studios will be knocking down Stage 28, a 90-year-old soundstage built for the original 1925 Phantom of the Opera, to make room for the massive...

Sold Stuff: The Alfred Fisher Mansion, which has...

The Alfred Fisher Mansion, which has long been the largest residential listing in Detroit, just sold for an impressive $1.6M. When first listed in April, the 15-bedroom 1926 estate asked only $1.2M, which Curbed Detroit still called "stretching it" at...

Linkage: Philly's Next Great Space; Art Deco in South Beach; More!

Photo via Curbed Seattle · Is the nation's first Salvation Army Philly's next great space? · This classical Venetian palazzo is like a chill portal to the afterlife. · 21 more photos of Art Deco, before South Beach came back....

Linkage: Brutalism's Return to Popularity; Chic, Retro Campers for Pets

Photo via Design Boom · Henrique Steyer builds playful monkeys. · Parents of art school grad Pay for Chelsea Studio. · Brutalism: back in Vogue? · Victorian in Prospect Park wants $2.4M. · Quirky bungalow just listed for under $1M.....

Monochromes: Times Square of the '30s and '40s Was Just Plain Beautiful

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...

Recommended Reading: Weekend Reads: Understanding Reston; Life of a Holdout

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...

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