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Come to the Dark Side: 14 Totally Chic Black Houses

(Image credit: Todd David Architecture) Painted Ladies aside, Americans tend to play it safe with their exterior colors—and if there's one color that's decidedly unsafe, it's black. This hasn't kept a few enterprising homeowners from covering the facades of their homes in this mysterious, inky shade, though. Feast your eyes on these 14 deliciously dramatic exteriors, just in time for the most deliciously dramatic of all holidays.
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