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Renovated Bridgeport cottage is an ode to the ’80s

From colorful, graphic walls to a large hand-shaped sofa, this Bridgeport home is a bona fide visual feast.

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The real reason there aren’t more kids in cities

It’s not easy to raise a family in a big American city. But it’s not any easier anywhere else in this country either.

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In wake of second e-scooter death, Atlanta leaders promise a push for safer streets

City councilmember: "When someone dies on our roads, it, in part, represents a failure of design."

A-frame inspired camper is an adventure-ready home-on-wheels

The camper transforms from gear hauler to spacious pop-up cabin with sleeping spots for four.

Toronto’s mega-development boom is reshaping downtown

The Canadian metropolis is going vertical as a building spree of billion-dollar projects continues

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How trees can save us

They are the most effective, efficient, and immediate form of urban climate action —provided they’re planted where people need them most.

Historic waterfront Victorian asks $1.2M

We’re dreaming of cool breezes and iced lemonade on this waterfront wraparound porch.

Hot housing market has fueled economic expansion—and inequality

CoreLogic report examined how overall economy has been tied to turnaround in housing market

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The Getty Foundation grants $1.6 million to preserving modernist gems

This year’s winners include two U.S. works by Eero Saarinen, a Mozambique rail station, and a Soviet-era monument.

Record-breaking overnight temperatures could make heat wave deadly for cities

More than half of Americans will be exposed to dangerous heat this week—but the scorching daytime highs aren’t the biggest problem.

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101 ways to thrive in a city with kids

Make urban environments even more magical for little ones with these big—and small—ideas.

You can soon book a night in the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile

To celebrate National Hot Dog Day, Oscar Mayer, purveyor of mass produced meat links, announced it’s renting out its Weinermobile.

Dreamy stone cabin in the woods asks $542K

This peaceful one-bedroom retreat is less than three hours from San Francisco.

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The unexpected gift of couch arrest

Sitting at home all day every day, I noticed the small ways my apartment had changed.

Now you can rent outdoor gear with your campsite

No camping gear? No problem. A new partnership lets you rent outdoor gear with your campsite.

Can utopia ever exist?

The final episode of Nice Try! season one explores utopias by and for feminists.

Climate mayors ask Congress for swifter transportation action

In a Senate committee hearing, five U.S. mayors say they need more federal support to hit their emissions goals.

Floyd is launching modular shelves that assemble in 20 minutes

The Shelf comes in three sizes—tall, short, and wardrobe—and three colors, and each base unit can be added side by side to create a customized set-up.

Smart planter has a screen that displays your plant’s ‘feelings’

For anyone who’s ever wondered, "How does my plant really feel?" finding the answer could get a whole lot easier with the Lua smart planter concept.

Snøhetta’s architectural interventions in the Austrian Alps let the land speak for itself

The designs encourage pause and reflection along a 1.7 mile hiking trail in the Nordkette mountains.

The best Amazon Prime Day deals you can still shop

Prime Day might be over, but these sales are still going strong.

Airy modern masterpiece in Sarasota asks $3.9M

This five-bedroom compound is a contemporary take on Sarasota Modern architecture.

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Hey, middle class, the housing crisis is coming for you next

As housing prices keep rising, Americans higher and higher up the income spectrum feel the pinch.

Best anti-Prime Day deals from Target, Walmart, and more

To compete with Amazon’s fifth annual Prime Day, retailers like Target, Joss & Main, and Urban Outfitters are offering steep discounts this week.

Amazon Prime Day is here: The best deals to shop right now

We’ve curated a list of the best sales to shop during Prime Day, from deep discounts on furniture to deals on brand-name items like the Instant Pot, Vitamix, Cuisinart cookware, and Dyson vacuums.

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Postmodern and late modern architecture: The ultimate guide

Great architecture that’s often under-appreciated, misunderstood, and unprotected

Trump admin holding back billions in transit funding, say congressional critics

At D.C. hearing, critics claim capital grants appropriated for critical projects haven’t been given to local transit agencies.

Inside Redfin’s strategy for buying and selling homes

While Zillow has gone all in on "iBuying," Redfin is taking a more cautious approach

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Amazon’s arrival in Virginia adds stress to strained housing market

The region’s experience suggests no city is ready for a project like HQ2

The best splurge item for Amazon Prime Day: the Vitamix blender

Easy to clean and multi-functional, the Vitamix has earned a place of honor on my counter.

George Michael’s former Santa Barbara retreat is selling for $6M

The house’s hexagonal shape makes the most of mountain and sea views.

It’s not too late to jump on the Instant Pot bandwagon

Is this perennially hyped gadget worth it? According to a Curbed editor who finally caved in last Black Friday, the answer is a solid yes.

Apartment balcony transformed into a magical Japanese teahouse

Most city dwellers would give and arm and a leg for outdoor space, but not this Beijing couple.

Jackie Kennedy’s sprawling Martha’s Vineyard estate is on the market for $65M

Jackie O developed the former sheep farm, named Red Gate Farm, into a veritable compound, complete with a pool, tennis court, hunting cabin, barn, boathouse, and more.

Shigeru Ban proposes simple temporary chapel for Notre Dame site

The Pritzker-winning Japanese architect is proposing an airy pavilion designed around simple, recyclable materials.

How Amazon sunk its talons into your home

Alexa, one-day delivery, and in-house brands have extended the company’s already formidable reach.

Starcourt Mall from ‘Stranger Things’ is actually a real dead mall

The set designers had to rebuild an entire section of the mall from scratch.

This failed utopia from the 1970s sparked an international dispute

"We can’t have people setting up empires on our doorstep," the prince of Tonga once said about the Republic of Minerva.