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The best Etsy gifts to shop this holiday season

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Growing up in Levittown

The quintessential suburb was built on rules, and they still shape the town today.

Meet the newest YouTube stars on the block: landlords

While the idea of a "landlord influencer" might seem strange, it’s a niche that’s existed for decades.

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Early Black Friday deals at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more

The Super Bowl of shopping may be a week or two away, but discounts are already rolling in from Best Buy, Amazon, Target and more.

101 ways to live sustainably

The least you can do to make a big difference where you live

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Georgia Tech’s Living Building, the Southeast’s greenest, is a marvel of efficiency and spare parts

Now finished, metro Atlanta’s most environmentally advanced structure aims to be a self-sustaining launchpad for big ideas.

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Snuggle up by the fire at Colorado’s best ski hotels

Hunker down by the fire in accommodations that range from hip Instagrammable hostels to ritzy five-star resorts.

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Facebook leases 1.5M square feet in Hudson Yards

The tech giant will lease space at three of the megaproject’s buildings.

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The homeownership obsession

How buying homes became a part of the American dream—and also a nightmare.

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She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000.

Johanna Blocker was homeless before her application was picked for a new affordable apartment complex.

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Curbed’s ultimate holiday shopping guide

The things we loved this year, on trend or timeless, that we’re eager to give (and receive)

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Peek inside the lairs of Hollywood’s most notorious villains

The home bases of movie villains are striking—unusual pieces or architecture designed for unusual characters.

Why street vendors make cities feel safer

Vendors not only activate public space—they do so in places chronically ignored by city planners.

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez propose a Green New Deal for public housing

The bill would fund energy retrofits of public housing and workforce development programs for residents.

Refreshing a classic home in an English village

The 19th-century stone house is a masterful blend of old and new.

Your Ikea furniture is about to get a whole lot prettier

Pretty Pegs has Bauhaus-inspired add-ons for Ikea cabinets, couches, and more.

Modern Palm Springs prefab can be bought and replicated

Turkel Design’s Axiom Desert House is part research project, part livable home.

Public housing tenants still face stiff penalties for pot, even in states where it’s legal

"If we’ve legalized it but are only letting a select group benefit from it, we’re falling short."

Curving modern ski chalet asks $14M

With ski-in/ski-out access to three different chairlifts, this modern manse is ready for winter.

This refinished barn is the ultimate modern farmhouse

The architects transformed a crumbling barn into a magazine-ready home.

The essential guide to ski town architecture

The seven types of high-country buildings you’re sure to encounter in ski towns from Vermont to Whistler.

A modern, multi-level treehouse in the middle of a Mexican forest

WEYES studio designed "the house in the forest" as a series of interconnected volumes.

Minimalist summer retreat houses a multigenerational family

In this family vacation home, a series of gable roofed forms allow each generation its own small slice of privacy.

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Duluth’s ‘demographic destiny train’

Every year, the U.S. becomes more diverse in race and ethnicity—and so do its suburbs.

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The suburbs issue

As our suburbs become more like cities, they have one foot in the past and one in the future.

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Curbed is hiring a senior reports editor

Join our team, and lead four talented reporters to their very best work.

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Designing the suburbs

Five buildings that are changing suburbia, from new community anchors to remade eyesores.

A rural fitness center is pure design muscle

Custom fabrication turns this Humboldt, Kansas, gym into a destination.

Lakefront 1980s time capsule asks $8.75M

Located two hours from Los Angeles, this Lake Arrowhead home retains all of its bombastic charm

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Unbungling a classic California bungalow

Architects do some back and body work to create a photographer duo’s indoor-outdoor haven.

Why hospitals want to invest in affordable housing

The Healthcare Anchor Network believes better housing is a great investment in health and community wellness.

Do iBuyers really make ‘fair’ offers on homes?

The perception is that iBuyers make low-ball offers, but a new study suggests otherwise

Why boomers, not millennials, are fueling the urban apartment surge

Wealthy empty nesters looking to downsize are flocking to high-rises; in an aging nation, it’s only the start.

Can a $1,300 baby bed make me a better mom?

The Snoo promises more sleep, but the problems families face are too big for furniture to fix.

12 cool design gifts, according to cool designers

In an effort to find even more visual deliciousness and shopping inspiration this holiday season, we thought: who better to ask than some stellar designers themselves?

Shop these Best Buy sales at Black Friday prices now

Early Black Friday deals are rolling in at Best Buy, and we’ve scouted the top sales on cooking tools, home tech, and more.

Minimalist decor ideas to steal from a couple’s calm home in upstate New York

Nine finds you’ll want to add to your cart right now.

Starry-eyed first-time homebuyers fall for a Victorian—and land in a massive remodel

The warm renovation reflects the Hudson Valley home’s history.

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A manifesto for a new suburbia

Eight ideas for future-proofing the suburbs.

Disappearing dome homes are casualty of eroding beaches

The dome homes were built in the 1980s as an experiment in sustainability—today they’re under water.

Elie Tahari relists Hamptons beach house for $39 million

One of the most expensive properties for sale on the East End in the Hamptons is back on the market with a $6 million price drop.

How new memorials reckon with gun violence in America

They’re spaces to heal, mourn, and commemorate the lives of those lost—but can they also change how we deal with the crisis?