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The Printed Page: Incredible Manhattan Reno Goes From Drab to 'Monastic'

After photo by Annie Schlechter/New York Design Hunting When he first embarked on the gut renovation of his Manhattan apartment, designer Ari Heckman was, according to a recent profile in New York Design Hunting, unfazed—despite the fact that the...

Storage Units : World's Sexiest 'Shed' Was Built to Last for Centuries

Photos by Brett Boardman via Dezeen The good old shed, which has inspired quite a few design-y tiny dwellings for outdoorsy folk, can indeed also spark chic structures for, well, actually storing things. Thanks to Sydney-based architecture firm CHROFI, workers...

Realtor problems: cries of anguish from the trenches

Real estate agents are like pinballs: they can score big, but often only after ricocheting around a minefield of obstacles. These occupational hazards are many and various. And they produce their own special flavor of shell shock. Can you relate...

Starbucks to begin delivery service in 2015 #awesome

(Business News) Starbucks says they'll be sending your java jitters right to your door starting next year. Here's what we know about it thus far. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Halloween 2014: Mapping 10 'Haunted' Houses Up For Sale This Halloween

If you've ever watched a scary movie where the new residents of a home refuse to leave when it becomes clear that the only possible explanation for all the strange noises, smells, and apparitions afflicting them is that the...

Bum Raps: How, Exactly, Victorian Homes Got the 'Creepy House' Rep

Photo via Retroweb In honor of Halloween, Co.Design investigates what exactly it is about Victorian homes—the steeped cables, the prodigious chimneys, the mansard roofs, the cornices, dormers, or dentils?—that has made the architectural style synonymous with creepy and/or haunted homes....

Linkage: Halloween-Themed Apartments; Motown Landmarks; More!

Photo via Architizer · China's obsession with vertical cities. · Real haunted tales from a tour guide. · Insulation that snaps on like Lego. · Halloween light show drama. · Inside gallerist Nina Yashar's Milan apartment. · D.C.'s scariest statues....

Blame the fall in homeownership on Generation X: Why did the homeownership rate fall so dramatically for those 35 to 44?

We’ve all heard about the broke Millennials living at home with mom and dad unable to move out into a very expensive rental.  For years, we’ve been told that somehow this young group of people would represent some pent up demand to buy homes.  This demand never materialized.  Instead, you have tight inventory in certain […]

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‘They looked quite young to be at your desk.’ I say to negotiator S as a fresh-faced couple leave the office clutching several sets of sales particulars. She looks at me and smiles. ‘What instead of being across at the lettings desk?’ And she nods towards B’s vacant station. Show More Summary

How young entrepreneurs can pave the road for future investment

(Business Finance) Young and new entrepreneurs can do quite a bit to prepare for a potential investment, and we're not talking about preparing a pitch. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Auction.com Lauches Nowcast – A New Real Time Housing Market Report

Auction.com has launched the real estate industry’s first Nowcast, a new housing report that combines industry data, proprietary company transactional data and publicly available Google Trends data to predict market trends as they are occurring – weeks before the findings of other benchmark studies are released.

Cornerspotter: Hint: Where Was This Fancy Facade in the Late 1930s?

Welcome to Cornerspotter, a weekly Curbed game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into Los...

rent check: 1,350-Square-Foot Loft at the Brewery Art Colony Up For Grabs

Popping up on the List of Craig today is a notice of an upcoming opportunity to rent one of the live/work spaces within Lincoln Heights' celebrated Brewery Art Colony. Per the ad,...

You’ll wonder how you ever lived without these 9 mobile apps

We’re not going mobile anymore, we’ve gone mobile. And that’s a good thing! It means you can (and should) set up your business so you can manage it on the go. Doing so gives most clients exactly what they want:...

Not Our Fault : LADBS Agrees There's No Fault Under 6230 Yucca Site

The slippery Hollywood Fault's exact whereabouts have long created headaches for developers of high-profile projects in the area, whose plans would (understandably) have to change if an active fault segment were found under their project. There's one less headache...

Young Guns 2014: Reminder: Young Guns Nominations Close TOMORROW

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...

You’ll wonder how you ever lived without these 9 mobile apps

We’re not going mobile anymore, we’ve gone mobile. And that’s a good thing! It means you can (and should) set up your business so you can manage it on the go. Doing so gives most clients exactly what they want:...

Young Guns 2014: Reminder: Young Guns Nominations Close TOMORROW

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...

Big MLSs on both coasts rolling out ‘coming coon’ listings

Two major multiple listing services on opposite sides of the country will be among the first to launch a “coming soon” listing status to help agents generate interest for their listings before they’re ready to sell. Rockville, Maryland-based Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc....

PreservationWatch: NoHo's Newly-Renovated 1896 Train Depot Almost Ready for Primetime

Work has finally finished on Metro's $3.6 million renovation of the 118-year-old Lankershim train depot in North Hollywood, with the hope a restaurant, museum, coffee shop, or bike hub moves in there. Workers built a new foundation, roof, plumbing...

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