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Getting Around: Why Los Angeles's Uber Drivers Say It Sucks to Be Them

Uber drives organized their first protest this week in Los Angeles over what sound like some pretty raw working conditions. A new union of Uber drivers (California App-Based Drivers Association) has just joined a Teamsters chapter and is speaking out...

Recommended Roundup: Getting Creative With L.A. Rooftops; S.F.'s Housing Woes

Welcome to Curbed's weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories. Please be in touch if you have a story to recommend. Photo by Dave Tamburo via Curbed LA Flickr pool 1. Architect Judith Edelman died earlier...

Young Guns 2014: Reminder: Young Guns Nominations Close in Exactly One Week

Here's your official reminder that nominations are open for Curbed Young Guns 2014, our search for the next wave of architects and interior designers. Nominees must be under the age of 35 and they must be based in the...

Computer Projects: How Did No One Think of This Mac Bench Before?

Photo via The Verge It's perfect. Almost as if the old Power Mac G5 cabinet, with the empty space left between those spoiler-like handles, was made to be turned into the leg of a bench.

Science!: Japan's New Science Museum is a Series of Glassy Anthills

Photos via Design Milk Japan's new science museum in Ishikawa, Science Hills Komatsu, looks like a cross between a glossy highway overpass and a mini-golf course. Designed by UAo Architects, the undulating four-story...

Zoopla Launchs New Comparables Report

Zoopla Property Group has launched its new Comparable Report tool enabling members to build powerful, own-branded vendor-facing reports in a few easy clicks.

Young Guns 2014: Reminder: Young Guns Nominations Close in Exactly One Week

Here's your official reminder that nominations are open for Curbed Young Guns 2014, our search for the next wave of architects and interior designers. Nominees must be under the age of 35 and they must be based in the...

Homes.com Relaunches Mobile App

Homes.com has re-launched its Homes, Apartments, and Real Estate search app with version 7.0 for iOS in the iTunes Store and for Android in the Google Play Store.

Magicbricks Launches New Mobile App

Having been one of the first to go mobile, providing new and improved features with the latest technology and platforms has been at the forefront of Magicbricks’ mobile strategy. Here are Magicbrick's latest features.

Agent Review Site, 32Best.com, Updates Agent Profile Pages

32Best has rolled out some design changes to make this process even easier for visitors to connect with an agent and to improve the look of our profile pages.

The good news in finance this week was not what you might think

Financial markets have stopped their hysterics for now, so let’s get some other things straight. Things about mortgage and other credit. Simple things. FDR’s first fireside chat in 1933 was devoted to simple explanations of banking. The next day Will...

India’s Housing.com Reportedly Raising USD 40 million

According to the Economic Times, Housing.com is in talks with several investors, including hedge fund Falcon Edge Capital and Nirvana Venture Advisors, as part of a round of fund raising that opened with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner making a personal investment in the Mumbai-based firm.

USA’s Redfin Acquires WalkScore

Redfin has acquired Walk Score, a leading provider of neighborhood information. The acquisition brings together two Seattle-based companies that share a passion for empowering consumers to make better decisions about where to live.

North Alabama MLS and realtor.com Enter Direct Data License Agreement

Move and North Alabama Multiple Listing Service (NALMLS) have announced a new agreement to display NALMLS listing information on realtor.com

PropertyGuru Achieves 1 Million Listings and 30,000 Agents Subscribers

PropertyGuru has recently hit a record high of 1 million listings as well as crossed the 30,000 mark for the number of real estate agent subscribers advertising on its websites.

Adorable Human Finds (Nearly) Every Manhattan Cornerstone

Photo by mk via Shutterstock "I have over 1,100 cornerstones in my collection," boasts Bill McCracken, the world's most adorable real estate litigator and a fella that just really loves the dated stones of New York's buildings. His original mission:...

Sponsored Post: A Priceless Evening at Faith & Flower, a Best New Restaurant

Faith & Flower was recently named one of the Best New Restaurants in the country by Esquire's Josh Ozersky. And we are giving you a Priceless opportunity to get in ahead of the crowds and enjoy...

Happy Caturday: Tomorrow is the grand opening of...

Tomorrow is the grand opening of Cat Town, Oakland's much-anticipated cat café, and the Bold Italic has pictures. Like San Francisco's forthcoming KitTea, Cat Town brings cats in need of homes together with cat lovers and also snack...

Celebrity Real Estate: Queen Latifah Selling House at the Foot of the Hills for $2MM

Grammy-award-winning singer, producer, actress, and talk show host Queen Latifah has listed her wonderfully-landscaped-but-otherwise-pretty-unexceptional home at the foot of the Hollywood Hills near Nichols Canyon. The one-story 1922 residence includes French doors,...

Things That Float : That Hoverboard Was Designed By an Architect to Lift Buildings

Screenshot via The Verge Some people go to extremes to create the illusion that a building is floating, others, like architect Greg Henderson, are on the way to designing structures that, you know, actually levitate. This week, Henderson's startup Arx...

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