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A brief history?of South Park, SF’s oldest—and most underrated—public park

It has a rich and thrilling past, which includes the birthplace of Twitter and setting the stage for an Oscar-winning performance.

Coronavirus is not fuel for urbanist fantasies

Instead of using the crisis to deploy quick fixes, this moment should be about focusing on why cities are broken.

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Big Sur oceanfront home with skybridge now asks $6.2M?

Designed by California architect Mickey Muennig, the home features a jaw-dropping bridge with panoramic ocean views.

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The appeal of the TikTok everyhouse

The clocks look familiar, and the doors are probably from Lowe’s, and the speckles in the granite look like the speckles in your granite.

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but there is probably a stellar app out there to assist with every part of the process.

Hamptons home where Jackie Kennedy summered as a child asks $7.5M

The Kennedy family used to summer at Wildmoor, a shingled East Hamptons house a few blocks from the ocean.

The fraught return of working at home

Dividing life from work has always been a challenge, especially if your home office doesn’t include walls.

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Historic laundry building turned live-work loft asks $1.3M on Long Island

Pops of green balance wide-plank wooden floors in this just-listed artist’s retreat.

All-white Sarasota home with lap pool asks $4M

This Guy Peterson-designed house in Florida blends polished concrete with wood accents.

Slow streets are the path to a better city

Overnight, slow streets transformed our neighborhood. Everyone should have access to the same opportunity.

The best patio chairs, according to interior designers

No matter the size of your outdoor space, a great patio chair can transform any yard, balcony, or terrace.

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7 interior designers share the affordable sofas they recommend to clients

From a non-ubiquitous modular sofa to an easy-to-clean Chesterfield, these sofas have been road-tested in a client’s home or in the designer’s own.?

A Back Bay brownstone that’s “highly, yet invisibly” functional

The exterior is historic, but the interior was a blank canvas for mixing, blending, and composing.

The ground floor of this Japanese home is a public library

Bookshelves line the bright white walls and a smooth concrete bench curves into a reading circle.

Quarantine this summer in Ai Weiwei’s upstate New York rental for $125K

Ai Weiwei’s only U.S. residence includes a 3,500-square-foot main house, a Y-shaped guest house, and a serene pool.

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Our house was a refuge—until COVID-19 came home

When my kids grow up, I hope they remember watching "Frozen 2," not the pandemic.

Midcentury modern with original bright blue bathroom asks $450K

Designed by prolific local architect Frank Weise, this boxy white home has a ton of original features.

How to build a play fort, according to Ikea

The furniture retailer has shared assembly instructions for six kinds of forts using basic furnishings.

488-square-foot Hawaiian forest cabin comes with a fire pit?

The tiny retreat is a sturdy rebuttal to its precarious but beautiful surroundings.

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A barn house asking $1.2M has horse stalls for bedrooms

At this barn home in Nebraska, farmhouse style meets Western flair.

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Don’t you dare tear down this Brutalist building, San Jose

These type of buildings are misunderstood by the general public.

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LA’s ‘most recognizable and beloved’ building

The Griffith Observatory has enraptured Los Angeles since the day it opened 85 years ago.

I only felt at home once my home disappeared

The further we travel from our life in Germantown, the more it reveals itself as the place I belonged.

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A glass ‘farmhouse’ rises on a woodsy island

The owners wanted the home to feel like a natural extension of its forested surroundings.

This courtyard house does indoor-outdoor living in 473 square feet

The renovated space is a sanctuary from the bustle of Beijing.

A glass and steel lakefront home near Seattle asks $3.4M

Once billed as a teardown, this 1963 home has been renovated with a fresh take on midcentury style.

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Ditmas Park six-bedroom with grassy, suburban yard asks $2.4 million

The 3,339-square-foot house features a large landscaped backyard with wood fencing and several seating areas.

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Where to buy plants online

Your best bets for houseplants that can be shipped directly to your door.

Riverfront house on stilts is ready to float above flood water?

If you’re going to build a home on a flood plain, you’re going to need some stilts.

A prefab glass cabin with a very Icelandic view

Perfect for gazing at endless snow—and the Northern Lights

My neighbor is a social-distancing enforcer. Is this a problem?

Curbed’s advice columnist wants you to get along with the people next door

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21 easy home projects to tackle without buying a thing

From restyling your book shelves to prepping your planters for spring, here are free, easy projects you can do while social distancing at home.

Your own private island 75 minutes from NYC is $800K

Part of an archipelago of more than 100 islands, Jepson Island comes with a cottage, dock, and mooring.

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LA is housing its homeless in hotel rooms. How about the Ritz?

It was built with taxpayer money.

A minimalist house in the countryside with 30-foot chimneys

The off-white stacks are visible from almost every vantage point on the 45-acre property.

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How coronavirus is impacting the housing market

The economy is grinding to a halt. Will the housing market follow?

Forget wallpaper—paint murals like these quarantined artists

Artists from around the world have been painting their walls at home.

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The best Zoom backgrounds for New York City fanatics?

Bring a little New York City to your next video call with these virtual backgrounds.

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How to prep your home for a virtual dinner party

A few small changes to your space can go a long way in putting your best (remote) foot forward.