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Presidio-Elect Barracks-O-Rama: The Presidio Trust will convert a...

The Presidio Trust will convert a former barracks from 1895 into 40-room hotel, its second in the park. The three-story, 42,000-square-foot structure on Infantry Row has been flagged as a potential hotel for years, and in May the trust's board...

Celebrity Real Estate: Diddy's New $39-Million Mansion Has an Underwater Tunnel

Record producer, sometime-actor and Sean Jean clothing line founder Diddy, aka Sean Combs, has just plunked down $39 million on a brand new, 17,000-square-foot mansion in Holmby Hills, reports the LA Times (well, they say it was $40 million,...

Parenting Handbook: Who Thought an 'Austere' Kindergarten Was a Good Idea?

Photo via Dezeen While the Kunterbunt kindergarten in Babenhausen, Germany, is many things—elegant, sleek, and fiendishly loyal to a "distinctive gray and yellow color palette," to name just a few—it is certainly not the most child-friendly bit of architecture on...

That's Rather Historic: Super Cute Log Cabin Has Weathered Some Odd Renovations

Built in 1790, the Stevens Log House of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania survived the Civil War only to be faced with a slow onslaught of renovations that rendered it a mixed bag of changes from different eras. To be sure, there's...

Amid Sluggish Office Market, Landlord Bets Midtown Will Regain Its Stride

Amid sluggish leasing in Midtown, SL Green Realty is making a bet that the neighborhood is on the rise.

The Numbers: New Record: Average SF Luxury Home Price Soars to $3.3M

The Prestige Home Index, compiled by San Francisco-based First Republic Bank, has tracked the average price of "luxury homes" for nearly 30 years, since 1985. Currently, the index defines a luxury home as one priced over $1 million, but...

The Sims Wire: Buzzfeed just published an article called...

Buzzfeed just published an article called "14 Ultra-Pimped-Out 'Sims' Houses You Wish You Could Actually Own," that's chockfull of kooky, totally outlandish homes built for everyone's favorite gibberish speakers. Tour computerized castles, mushroom-shaped villas, and puzzle shaped mansions, this way.

Rumormongering: Kim and Kanye Selling Half-Finished Mansion in Bel Air Crest

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West finally moved out of mom's place recently and into a surprisingly classic spread in Hidden Hills; they were staying at Kris Kardashian's because their own house in...

ALERT: Curbed is Hiring its First-Ever Editor-in-Chief

Vox Media is seeking Curbed's very first editor-in-chief, a person of vision and immense leadership prowess to navigate the brand to the next frontier. Think this could be you? Read on to learn more. >>

Rendering Reveals: Bjarke Unveils Another Nordic Utopia, This Time with Pools

Image via Design Boom Everybody everywhere wants to know what the next project from Bjarke Ingels will be, especially now that the built-world wunderkind has proven capable of unveiling things like "Zootopias" where the roles of humans and animals are...

Rumormongering: Word has it that Beyoncé and...

Word has it that Beyoncé and Jay Z spent around $200K to lease a glassy, gallery-like L.A. spec mansion that was recently on offer for $45M. Curbed National has a tour of the estate, which is where the couple reportedly...

Boom with a View: Take Refuge from SF's Housing Craze in an Actual Glass Bubble

Behind a deceptively small, shingled facade on Cumberland Avenue lies this pretty snazzy Dolores Heights home. The main part of the property has two bedrooms and two bathrooms on two stories, as well as a stunning atrium-like living room....

Celebrity Real Estate: Vince Vaughn Relists Playboy-Approved Penthouse for $14.9M

Photo via Curbed Chicago Word has it that fast talkin' funny guy Vince Vaughn has just relisted his five-bedroom triplex penthouse in Chicago's landmark Palmolive Building, which is undoubtedly the sparkly jewel in his otherwise slightly dull real estate crown....

Airbrb: After a seven-hour debate on strategies...

After a seven-hour debate on strategies for regulating short-term rentals in San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee postponed a vote on the law for another two weeks. The legislation focuses on legalizing Airbnb and...

Staying Cool : 5 Places Around LA Where You Can Spend All Day in the A/C

The Great Los Angeles Heatwave of September 2014 has dragged on for nearly a week now and as temps hold their place in the triple-digits and air conditioners run non-stop, the LADWP reports there's been record-breaking demand for energy....

House of the Day: Here's a Chance to Buy Seattle's No. 1 Urban Japanese Farmhouse

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. Click here to view the full...

Century 21 marketing guru Bev Thorne moves on

Bev Thorne, the mastermind behind Century 21 Real Estate’s multidimensional ad blitz and one of real estate’s most influential leaders, is no longer the Realogy brand’s chief marketing officer. Mike Callaghan, Century 21’s vice president of digital and strategic marketing, confirmed...

Mobile app provides access to multiple MLSs

Real estate brokers and agents working in markets served by several multiple listing services can dream of the day when their MLSs agree to consolidate or share data with each other. Until that day arrives, brokers and agents who ar...

6 ways your blog design might be turning off customers

(Business Marketing) In the arena of content marketing, fewer titans loom larger than the company blog. With engaging, informative, and timely blogs, businesses can establish themselves as thought leaders and provide a valuable resource. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

WHA-WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?: Beastie Boy Mike D Developed a $5M Brooklyn Townhouse

Beastie Boy Michael "Mike D" Diamond has left his Volkswagen hood ornament necklace behind and donned the mantle of Brooklyn townhouse developer, and the New York Times just can't help itself, writing "this time, it really is Mike D...

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