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Artistry: Surreal Architecture Shots Look Like Cityscapes From a Dream

Photo via Matthias Heiderich Shot by Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Matthias Heiderich these dreamy photographs of what might normally be totally unremarkable buildings—all located in Copenhagen, Malmö, Sweden, and Oslo and Tromsø in Norway—take on an almost Dr. Seussical feel when...

Mind Your Manors: Buy a $50M Parcel of Southhampton's Famed Wooldon Manor

Once privy to the title of the "most opulent home in the Hamptons," the storied Wooldon Manor, built for the heiress to the Woolworth's fortune, was ultimately destroyed in the 1940s, leaving only its surrounding outbuildings for South Hampton's...

Sold Stuff: The Real Estalker reports that actress...

The Real Estalker reports that actress Meg Ryan just bought actor Hank Azaria's 4,000-square-foot New York apartment for $8M. Before Azaria owned the full-floor converted SoHo loft, it was home to artist Cindy Sherman.

These Walls, Talking: Threatened 'Too Modern' Home is Tweeting for Its Life

Photo via Louis Cherry Architecture Yesterday, closing arguments wrapped up in a case that that will decide the fate of a home in Raleigh, North Carolina's Oakwood Historic District, whose across-the-street neighbor has deemed it too modern to exist. Raleigh...

Curbed Maps: In honor of the 50th anniversary...

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatle's first West Coast show, Curbed LA put together a map of some of the most significant fab four-related sites around the city. Come see everything from the band's first rental in...

Linkage: Bonkers Celebrity Bathrooms; the Best in Green Architecture

Photo via The Style Files · 10 bathrooms that could be luxury spas. · Life after Brooklyn. · Why Ikea is ditching giant parking lots. · Where are the weirdos? · After Lucas Fracas, Presidio tries a new approach. ·...

What consumers want from brands, brokers and agents

In a one-on-one talk with Inman News founder and Publisher Brad Inman, Re/Max CEO Margaret Kelly shares insights about what the franchisor has learned about what today’s consumers want from brands, brokers and agents — and what the industry needs...

Google Eyes Giant Offices in Historic Los Angeles Airplane Hangar

A massive former airplane hangar just north of Los Angeles International Airport was home to construction of the world’s largest airplane in the 1940s. Soon it could launch a new life: corporate offices of Google Inc.

Pakistan’s Zameen.com Launches iPhone Mobile App

Pakistan’s leading real estate portal Zameen.com has launched its mobile app for iPhone users to explore its extensive property database on the go.

Auction.com Appoints Mindy Heppberger at Chief Legal Officer

Auction.com has appointed Mindy Heppberger as executive vice president and chief legal officer. In her new role she will oversee all legal, regulatory, intellectual property, government relations, compliance, ethics and corporate governance matters for Auction.com from the company’s Belmont, California office.

Property24.com – South Africa’s 24th Most Visited Site

Property24.com, has been ranked as the 24th largest website in South Africa. PrivateProperty, the number 2 player in the market, is ranked number 49.

Non-Presidential Real Estate: Well, we totally called it: that...

Well, we totally called it: that very resort-y house in Rancho Mirage that the Obamas were rumored to have purchased was actually bought by some other, non-presidential people from Omaha. Not much is known about the Nebraskans who bought the...

Schooled: Beverly Hills Schools to Charge Scofflaw Students $150 a Day

Back in 2010, in the thick of state budget issues, the Beverly Hills Unified School District voted to kick out hundreds of out-of-town students (aka Andrea Zuckermans, to '90s kids). Now that the state is flush and the BHUSD...

Flippenfreude: Earlier this month we told you...

Earlier this month we told you a tale of a gloriously craptacular crash pad in Crocker Amazon felled by nefarious forces and the Target Home catalog. In less than eight months, flippers picked it up for $590K, gutted the place,...

New to Market: Atomic Ranch in Toluca Lake Can Be Yours for $1 Million

Located on Forman Avenue just south of Camarillo in Toluca Lake, this time capsule was constructed in 1958 by Armand LeTourneau, who specialized in building custom-designed houses in Southern California for more...

Pushing Up Daisies: When news broke last month that...

When news broke last month that developer Kilroy had struck a deal to acquire the San Francisco Flower Growers' Association—and with it a large portion of the Flower Mart site—the mart's other owner, the California Flower Market, was still holding...

Don’t you dare call it the flyover: Chicago gets another real estate tech incubator

With sponsorship from real estate services firm DTZ, Chicago-based real estate tech accelerator ElmSpring will hold its first pitch day next week, Crain’s Chicago Business’ John Pletz reports. ElmSpring was launched this summer by Century 21 operator Elmdale Partners LLC,...

On the Market: Live in a Set of Century-Old Geometric Shapes for $2.15M

The architecture of James Francis Dunn, who built French Renaissance apartment houses around San Francisco at the turn of the 20th century, has been described as exuberant and passionate. Those traits perfectly describe...

Curbed Inside: Take a Tour Through Ktown's New The Vermont Rental Towers

Koreatown's The Vermont is big, it's expensive, and it's called itself the "largest residential project under construction since the recession began in 2008." If the idea is to make a splash, to shout, "Ktown is coming up!" then it'...

That's Rather Lovely: 17 Homes Proving That Melbourne Owns the Design Blog Game

If the wild world of design blogs is any indication—and really, of course it is—it would appear that the entirety of Melbourne is not so much a bustling city down under, but instead one big glossy, photo-ready example of...

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