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Towering Rent: San Francisco's most expensive rental in...

San Francisco's most expensive rental in 2014 was an $84,000/month penthouse at 1750 Taylor Street in Russian Hill. The Royal Towers apartment boasts sweeping views and building amenities like a swimming pool and a solarium. Los Angeles, New York City,...

Electric Mayhem: Stunning Photos of San Francisco Lit Up Like a Christmas Tree

A photo posted by Eric Bravo (@ericmbravo) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:39am PST From Macy's to Ghirardelli Square, pretty much the entire city is wrapped in a jumble of extension cords, enabling us all to focus on the...

Curbed Cup 2014: Curbed Cup Round 2 Results! Inglewood Takes Out Arts District

Well, well, things got very interesting in the second round of the 2014 Curbed Cup tournament for the Los Angeles Neighborhood of the Year, with three matches ending up in upsets. Most shockingly: eleventh seed Inglewood pulled out ...

On the Racked: The City's Best Indie Stores; Sales for Black Friday and Beyond; Z; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week. Behind the scenes at Le Tote. Photo: Kim Lucian for Racked MISSION—Another stylish office visit: This time,...

Curbed Comparisons: What You Can Rent for $1,200 in Los Angeles Right Now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for around a certain dollar amount in various Los Angeles neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Our friends at Zumper have helped...

Year in Curbed: Which Buildings or Neighborhoods Did You Break Up With?

Welcome to Year in Curbed, wherein we close out 2014 by asking local design, real estate, and media luminaries to reflect on the highlights and lowlights of a year's worth of development in San Francisco. The answers are in no...

Curbed Awards 2014: Ellen DeGeneres Was Def LA's Real Estate Celebrity of the Year

It's the last week in December, when according to tradition we make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to all the best, worst, and shitshowiest of things that happened in Los Angeles real estate, architecture, and neighborhoods....

Monochromes: Nightmare at Woolworth's: a 1941 Holiday Shopping Frenzy

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...

Renovations: Sisters Revamp Ramshackle Cottage, Create Utter Perfection

Photo by Eve Wilson via The Design Files In a year-end review of the best Australian homes, the Design Files has resurfaced the inspiring story of how two sisters, Alice and Lucy Oehr, DIY-ed their way through a complete overhaul...

New to Market: Exuberantly Colored 1920s Spanish in Mar Vista Asking $979k

How fitting that the exterior of this four-bedroom house is painted orange, because like an orange, it's broken up into sections inside, each identified by its own unique color. That's right: every...

Big real estate data and MLS software provider going public — again

Black Knight Financial Services, a major provider of residential real estate data that also furnishes software to multiple listing services that serve more than 250,000 subscribers, is going public again. Black Knight’s technology division provides software and hosting solutions for...

Curbed Cup 2014: Curbed Cup Second Round Results! Here Comes the Excelsior

Voting for the Curbed Cup is on hold for today while we review the results from this week's contests. The still-undefeated No. 16 seed, Inner Sunset, continued its winning streak, this time tossing out the 2011 and 2012 champ,...

Lifestyles of the Rich and the Richer: What Millionaires Wanted in 2014, According to Trend Pieces

The rich are a culture not unlike our own, but also very much unlike our own, because they can afford the kind of things we can only dream of. Their desires are big news, because the fates of ordinary...

Year in Curbed 2014: Curbed NY today rounds up the...

Curbed NY today rounds up the most beautiful listings to have hit the market in New York City. Marc Jacobs' house (at right) made the list, as did the abodes of Michelle Williams and Spike Lee. Featured: a Brooklyn carriage...

Curbed Awards 2014: The 21 Best Los Angeles Maps of 2014

It's the last week in December, when according to tradition we make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to all the best, worst, and shitshowiest of things that happened in Los Angeles real estate, architecture, and neighborhoods....

7 gadgets every agent’s been eyeing for the holidays

Whether you're searching for a last-minute holiday gift for the real estate agent in your life or you're just eager to learn more about the gadgets that are making waves in the real estate industry, we've come up with a list of real estate gadgets that promise to be a big hit this year. Some are obvious. Some are more obscure...

7 gadgets every agent’s been eyeing for the holidays

Whether you're searching for a last-minute holiday gift for the real estate agent in your life or you're just eager to learn more about the gadgets that are making waves in the real estate industry, we've come up with a list of real estate gadgets that promise to be a big hit this year. Show More Summary

Awards: Renzo Piano's Hulking Glass Sphere Wins 'Darth Vader Award'

Montage via Architect's Newspaper Italian starchitect Renzo Piano has been fielding criticism all year for his Academy Museum of Motion Pictures project in Los Angeles, which will add a giant glass sphere to an old mall. The latest and greatest...

Chronicles of NOLA: It's December 2014, which means New...

It's December 2014, which means New Orleans' beloved purple victorian, the one built in 1881 and once lived in by local author Anne Rice (she wrote The Vampire Chronicles, among others), has officially been on the market for over four...

New to Market: Top-Floor Unit in Koreatown's Charming French Chateau Apartments Asking $525k

Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #815, Koreatown's French Chateau Apartments, was designed by architect Arlos Sedgley in 1937 and converted to condos in 2007. Located at the corner of South Hobart and James...

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