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This map shows where gentrification is happening across Los Angeles

A lot of it is happening near transit stops Via UrbanDisplacement.org UCLA researchers have created an interactive map showing gentrified neighborhoods across Los Angeles County. They say the map will help, "community leaders betterShow More Summary

Best cities for short-term rental investment properties in 2016

Even if the reason isn't to purchase a home specifically for rental purposes, some homebuyers are interested in the possibility of bringing in some extra cash. Rented.com recently released its Best Places to Buy Rental Property in 2016, finding the best cities, vacation spots and small towns to own a short-term rental property...

Pacific building marks first sale: $8.9 million

Sums like that usually only handed out via giant novelty checks to prize winners Meanwhile, in the land of very, very high-end real estate deals, the new Pacific building in Pac Heights marked its first public sale to the tune of $3,750/square...Show More Summary

Bonkers Pacific Heights Edwardian renovation asks $7.49 million

Wood you? Photos via Redfin Rebuilt from the foundation up between 2004-2008, this circa 1904 Pacific Heights renovation is for lovers of rich wood accents. No, seriously. It is drenched in wood. Dark, glorious wood. Save for a bedroom...Show More Summary

How to be the local market expert with Market Intel

With Market Intel, you can be the true market data expert, with the ability to chart the price history of multiple houses or multiple ZIPs in one metro. This new level of detail helps you get ahead of the competition, by spotting historical trends from the individual house up to the metro level in a way that has not been possible before...

Trulia highlights most improved school districts in major metros

What's that old saying? Something like: "Every time a school bus drives away with children in it, a mother and father get a few more hours of relaxation." OK, so that's not really a saying -- but it's back to school time, which means it's time for parents to evaluate where their kids learn...

Urban air pollution is worse than we think—but better data might solve the problem

MIT researchers made jaw-dropping discoveries by changing the way they measure exposure to air pollution. Imagine how ineffective a weather forecast would be if meteorologists assumed that no one ever left their homes. Now, imagine that...Show More Summary

Former Green Bay Packer Nick Barnett puts his Carlsbad home up for sale

Former professional football player Nick Barnett, who won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers in 2011, has put his home in Carlsbad up for sale at $2.499 million. Found at the end of its own cul-de-sac, the gated two-story structure includes a motor court, a gazebo and a swimming pool and spa...

3D printed sustainable micro cabin is available to rent in Amsterdam

It’s part of DUS Architects’ larger plan to create an entire 3D printed row house Amsterdam-based DUS Architects embarked on an ambitious three-year plan to create an entirely 3D-printed canal house along the Buiksloter canal in the northern part of the city. Show More Summary

Former Venice, Italy, vacation home of Sophia Loren seeks $6.6 million

Just in time for the Venice Film Festival, a former vacation home of film actress Sophia Loren has come up for sale in Venice, Italy, for about $6.6 million. The 15th century palazzo In the historic San Marco district is where Loren stayed during the 1955 festival. Other celebrities to stay at...

Curbed Comparisons: What $6,300 rents you in San Francisco

Your top picks for top dollar Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out.Today's price:...Show More Summary

Discount brokerage gets $100M more from billionaire founder

“$200 million is no problem for Mr. Sekiguchi,” said billionaire real estate developer Takeshi Sekiguchi, speaking of himself in the third person about his investment in SRE Matrix, which is a discount brokerage that he founded in 2014. Show More Summary

Birmingham Civil Rights District supporters march for new national park

Supporters hope President Obama approves the proposal for a new national monument before leaving office in January. Last Sunday, preservationists and locals marched through Birmingham, Alabama, in support of a new Birmingham Civil Rights Historical Park. Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence ditches her modest Santa Monica condo

She bought the place before she was famous In 2006, before we all fell in love with Jennifer Lawrence, she purchased a very average Santa Monica townhouse for $879,000. Four years later, she got her big break with Winter’s Bone. ButShow More Summary

Gurtej Sodhi Promoted

Two years into being assigned the role of the Chief Strategist in addition to being Crye-Leike’s Chief Information Officer, Gurtej Sodhi has been promoted to the position of Chief Information & Operations Officer for the Crye-Leike Group of Companies. Show More Summary

Architecture in verse: listen to this playlist about the built environment

Lots of ear candy ahead Just in time for any end-of-summer road trips you’ll be taking, here’s a rad playlist of songs that muse about architects, architecture, urbanism, and the built environment. Curated by ArchDaily Brasil, the 2song...Show More Summary

The River Master

As more rooftops start to double as farms and towers become artificial forests, it's clear that hybrid objects, those that are part manmade and part natural, are a hallmark of 21st century design. Engineered Nature, a five-part series...Show More Summary

1740 farmhouse with charming old world details asks $950K

With a fireplace in every room 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: Cumberland,...Show More Summary

Chicago architects join up for climate change advocacy campaign

Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change will launch with 70-plus firms on September 1. Aiming to "give voice to an important issue that affects healthy and livable communities and cities," Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change,...Show More Summary

Forget the American Dream: For millennials, renting is the American Choice

I’m 31. I have a great job. I have a savings account and patio furniture and a dog. And -- I’m not embarrassed to say it -- I’m a renter…and just might be for life. Nor am I alone -- not by a long shot...

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