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Did New York City just give up on public transit?

The city’s battered subway system deserves a more equitable vision for its future.

‘Fixer Upper’ cottage has all the farmhouse touches you’d expect for $360K

Featured in season five of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’, this cozy Waco cottage has plenty of Chip and Joanna’s farmhouse style.

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NYC immigrants fear losing their homes during the pandemic

Immigrants live in some of NYC’s worst-hit neighborhoods. Now they’re struggling to pay rent.

The best plants to buy from Amazon’s (continuously growing) selection

Editors at the Strategist pick the best options for plant-parents of all gardening levels, fit for those with floor space or a bare windowsill alike.

A very ’70s home (dubbed The Funky House) asks $1.2M

The three-bedroom home was built in 1974 by George Reynoldson, an architect known for unique homes that use solar principles and salvaged materials.

Fire station turned four-story home has a functional fire pole for $3.5M

Located in Newport, Rhode Island, the imposing brick building started life as a fire station in 1887.

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.

How to pick the best outdoor furniture at any budget

We break down the different types of outdoor furniture—like teak, aluminum, and wicker—and share over a dozen picks at various price points.

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‘I’m trying not to drown’: Small landlords want relief too

"We’re the ones unclogging the toilet. We’re the ones shoveling the snow."

For $7.9M, pretty much your own private waterpark in Key Largo

We’ve got waterslides and fountains, cabanas and lounge chairs—all on 700 feet of Florida oceanfront.

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

It’s an easy way to add a home office, yoga studio, or guest room to your property.

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.

The economy is tanking. So why aren’t home prices dropping?

COVID-19 has caused volatility in seemingly everything but housing.

Learning to recognize myself in the bathroom mirror

When I was a teenager, it was the most dangerous room in the house. Today, it’s where I feel most like myself.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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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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.

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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. 

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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.

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Where to buy plants online

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

A prefab glass cabin with a very Icelandic view

Perfect for gazing at endless snow—and the Northern Lights

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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.