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House Calls

Curbed's weekly original tours series takes you inside homes with eye-catching style and big personality—from modern tiny homes to pedigreed midcentury gems and everything in between.

A micro cabin in Vermont offers an artist refuge

The "Micro House," in Camel’s Hump, Vermont, is a 430-square-foot refuge for an artist.

Inside San Francisco’s best homes

From the eclectic home of creatives in Oakland to an empty-nester couple’s colorfully Postmodernist apartment in SoMa.

5 Victorian homes to get you in the mood for fall

This is what leaves crunching underfoot looks like.

Inside an architect’s light-filled family home in a pedigreed Chicago tower

With a view of the city—and Lake Michigan.

A 1949 Hollywood Hills home melds Old Hollywood glamour and midcentury cool

And marries the couple’s East Coast roots with their distinctly Los Angeles house.

Creating an art-filled oasis in Fort Greene

"I like that mix of a high-low feeling—but I try to keep as far away from craftiness as possible."

9 maximalist interiors that get the style right

Color! Pattern! Texture!

A Portland couple trades in a farmhouse for their midcentury dream home

They bid an 1890s farmhouse adieu for this 1966 gem.

Two architects turn an 1889 factory into their home and studio in the South Loop

They had dreamt of finding a freestanding building with a little outdoor space and space to grow into: a tall order in the neighborhood, but not impossible.

11 sparkling pools you’ll want to dive into

Each of these pools, from a tiered stunner in the Hamptons to one that backs up to a Napa vineyard, will remind you summer isn’t over yet.

‘If you take out the art, the building itself can’t stand’

Architect Davide Macullo and artist Daniel Buren collaborate on a whimsical house in a that combines familiar and the fantastical in a small Swiss town.

9 vacation homes to fuel your wanderlust

The height of summer has us dreaming of escapes.

Inside a sunny Glendale bungalow that doubles as an artist’s studio

Mixing vintage finds and art by friends, a couple creates a colorful sanctuary.

In Bed-Stuy, making a home in a former chocolate factory

A creative couple embraces their new home’s industrial roots

A Fire Island house brings the spirit of sand and surf indoors

A Fire Island, New York, couple teams up with Delson or Sherman Architects and interior designer Alexandra Angle to fashion their family getaway.

An airy Harlem brownstone keeps things playful yet practical

And a family embraces change

In Denver, a family puts a modern twist on the classic ranch house

Embracing the indoor-outdoors in the Mile High City.

Tour some of LA’s best homes, from midcentury modern to Tudor Revival

From midcentury modern in Echo Park to Tudor Revival in West Hollywood, and more.

A former pub becomes a couple’s home sweet home

A couple walks into a bar—but this renovation was no joke; fitting out the house for full-time occupancy took work.

In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, an architect embraces all things vintage

John Toya has filled his apartment with furniture from the ’60s, objects from his travels, and vintage stereo equipment, artwork, and various finds.

Inside a net-zero ‘cabin in the city’ by Olson Kundig

The homeowner and architect have been friends for five decades.

A Northern Liberties Victorian becomes an architect’s family home

Combining color, character, and serendipity in one townhouse.

In Park Slope, reviving a 1901 townhouse—with a contemporary twist

Period details and contemporary art coexist in a knockout turn-of-the-century Brooklyn townhouse revamped by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design.

A midcentury kit house becomes weekend getaway for two families

In Stinson Beach, California, a revived 1958 kit house is a co-owned weekend retreat for two families.

In Brooklyn, a creative director embraces color, pattern, and plants

"I have to laugh when stylists and designers talk about a single pop of color."

A 684-square-foot architectural gem gets a polish at California’s fabled Sea Ranch

A Bay Area couple goes up the coast to take on a classic.

A West Loop loft gets a tailored remodel

Before the remodel, the loft looked like the sort of place Gordon Gekko of Wall Street might want.

In Nolita, a creative woman makes a home—and her mark

A creative woman makes her mark in a Nolita apartment

A hilltop midcentury modern time capsule gets a sensitive remodel in Berkeley

"[Fischer Architecture] wanted to be reverent and respectful to what the home was, bring it up to date, and make it my home."

Rescuing a 1910 Craftsman cottage from a series of unfortunate remodels

A designer combines an array of styles in her own Tacoma home.

In Richmond, a creative couple makes an old house their canvas

Even though their tastes skew modern, one couple saw how an 1895 brick home could have a classic shell and a modern heart.

Making a modern home 75 feet from the L train on Chicago’s Southport Corridor

The architect saw the unique site as an opportunity.

‘We pinch ourselves that we get to live here’

Paul Savidge and Dan Macey understand the monumentality of living in Louis Kahn’s Esherick House.

A 190-year-old Tribeca townhouse is reborn with historic—and eclectic—touches

Two artists revive a piece of old New York.

In Palm Springs, a couple embraces midcentury style—and green design

Earth-friendly features include solar energy, water-saving systems and appliances, and low-VOC paint—things nearly unheard of in the middle of the 20th century.

A remodel brings a couple closer together

"I can still picture her with that drum sander. Who else would do this with me?"

In Logan Square, a defunct grocery store turned modern live-work space

It took the couple, co-founders of Moss Design in Chicago, two years to find the right building for the home and office they envisioned.

Classic midcentury modern home dazzles after careful remodel

This Sacramento midcentury gem had fabulous bones, which were updated and polished for how people live today.

A dancer-turned-designer makes a graceful Fort Greene home

John Sorensen-Jolink uses a sense of movement to create a Brooklyn home.