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  1. the system
    Two Visions of the Suburbs Are on the Ballot. Both Are Myths.To understand them as imagined by Donald Trump and Joe Biden, you first have to understand that they are actually talking about segregation.
  2. small-business stories
    The Beauty-Supply Store Run by a 16-Year-OldIn September, just as her Zoom classes were starting, high-school senior Paris McKenzie held the grand opening of Paris Beauty Supplyz.
  3. the bigger picture
    Prospect Park Is the (Only) Place to BeOne October weekend of socially distanced socializing.
  4. the encyclopedia of new york
    It Came From New YorkDisco. The freak show. Neoconservatism. Q-tips. They all started in the world’s most creative, inventive city.
  5. street view
    The Next Mayor’s Next CityBill de Blasio’s successor will get the chance to make New York life easier, nicer, and fairer — or just keep us going the way we were before.
  6. neighborhoods
    When NIMBY Met MAGA on the Upper West SideA group of liberal residents wanted to oust hundreds of homeless men from a local hotel. Then Tucker Carlson took up their cause.
  7. design hunting
    When Nest Was What’s NextLooking back at the fearlessly eccentric magazine that Condé Nast was too afraid to buy.
  8. the establishment
    The Panic Attack of New York’s Power BrokersThe city’s “permanent government” has always built its way out of crisis. But what if it can’t?
  9. design hunting
    A Building Where the 19th Century Met the 21stInside the multiple lives of an apartment at the Osborne — Edwardian décor in 1910, eclectic maximalism in 1967, and airy and modern in 2017.
  10. design hunting
    Inside a 24-Room Tokyo Home That Feels Like a PaintingArchitect Kazuyasu Kochi converted an eight-unit apartment building into this sprawling single-family dwelling.
  11. design hunting
    Tour a New York Rarity: A (Mostly) Untouched Artist’s LoftTaken with the endless possibilities of a 4,000-square-foot space, decorator Cheryl Mowinckel did what most people can’t: She left it alone — almost.
  12. design hunting
    A Reykjavík Pied-à-Terre Inspired by the Natural Colors of IcelandDesigner Sheila Bridges took inspiration for her second home from the hues of the northern lights, the North Atlantic, basalt rocks, and black sand.
  13. design hunting
    A 1950s Bungalow, Transformed by an All-Black-and-White Paint JobIn order to turn a quaint cottage into an optical-illusion art house, architect Jean Verville had to use what he calls “conceptual space projections.”
  14. space of the week
    An Interior Designer’s ‘Chic and Disorderly’ Dream Home“There is a general opinion that maximalism is about clutter, but everything in this apartment has its spot, and every object engages the eye.”
  15. ask the experts
    Why Sustainably Sourced Furniture Is Worth the InvestmentAnd more expert advice from furniture designer Alexandra Climent.
  16. space of the week
    How to Retire on Both Coasts at OnceA visit to the Manhattan and Beverly Hills homes of Mark Lee, Broadway producer and former Barneys CEO.
  17. space of the week
    Inside a Backyard Yurt in BrooklynSleeping in the wilds of Bed-Stuy gets analog-camera guru Kyle Depew into nature. (It saves on rent, too.)
  18. space of the week
    Getting by With a Little Art From Your FriendsArtist Katie Stout and her husband are in quarantine in their Fort Greene apartment, which feels a bit enchanted.
  19. fall design
    A Classic Sixties Spread in GramercyPhotographer Duane Michals’s floor-through is filled with friends’ artwork and junk-shop finds from the past 53 years.
  20. fall design
    A Soho Loft That Still Feels Like a Soho LoftOther than adding a kitchen and a bathroom, the artist Dorothea Rockburne hasn’t done much to the place since she moved in more than forty years ago.
  21. design hunting
    A Brooklyn House That Moves From One Stylish Family Member to the NextThis brownstone features original 1900 plasterwork, zingy paint treatments, and artwork from Uganda, Angola, and Zimbabwe.
  22. design hunting
    Where Isaac Mizrahi Finds His Favorite Lamps, Silverware, and Paintings“I love being taken by surprise by things I wasn’t expecting to love and becoming obsessed with them.”
  23. art and design 2017
    A Trip Into the Bead-Strewn Studio of a Whitney Biennial Artist“It’s inspiring because once I leave this room, there’s nowhere else that looks like this,” says Raúl de Nieve.
  24. ask the experts
    A Master Framer on How to Preserve Artwork for Decades“No work should ever be hung so sunlight passes directly over it.”
  25. space of the week
    At Home With Françoise GilotThe 98-year-old artist, who had two children with Pablo Picasso and went on to marry Jonas Salk, still paints every day in her New York apartment.
  26. design hunting
    A Teen Girl’s Suite Outfitted With a Warhol Print and a Laurie Simmons DollhouseThe space, designed for a highly discerning 13-year-old, also features Mickalene Thomas, Tom Sachs, and a couple of Gaetano Pesces.
  27. best bets
    A Women’s-Suit Startup, Tortoiseshell Homewares, and a Shampoo Showroom in SohoWhat’s new in New York stores.
  28. ask the experts
    A Contractor-Matchmaker Shares Her Renovation Advice“If your dream is to luxuriate in your tub on weekends, spend on the best tub you can afford — then don’t buy the Lutron light fixtures.”
  29. the hunt
    56 New and Downright Gorgeous Items for Your HomeA covetable assortment of new home furnishings — from Ralph Pucci chairs to Warholian wallpaper to vintage Italian glass.
  30. art & design
    The Director of the Brooklyn Museum Keeps a Degas by Her DeskTo decorate her office, Anne Pasternak borrows the museum’s vast collection, including artwork by Gene Davis, Kiki Smith, Kara Walker, and more.
  31. art & design
    A Fabric Artist’s Very Fuzzy Brooklyn StudioSarah Zapata’s Red Hook work space is adorned with her colorful yarn rugs.
  32. design hunting
    The Designer Bringing Cloisonné Into the 21st CenturyMarc Newson’s latest pieces riff on the timeworn metalworking craft.
  33. space of the week
    In This Curator’s Apartment, Every Item Has a Life of Its OwnInside Pierre Apraxine’s West Village two-bedroom, filled with his eclectic and erudite collection of books, art, furniture, and artifacts.
  34. design hunting
    This Rooftop Pool Is a Taste of Palm Springs in SohoConstructing this pool atop a century-old factory required some madly complex work on the part of Raad Studio.
  35. my favorite things
    Where the Founders of AphroChic Get Their Favorite Sheets, Ceramics, and Carpets“Carpet can be a unique way to bring cultural style home.”
  36. design hunting
    This Custom Closet Is Like a Walk-in Jewelry Box for an Entire WardrobeTour David Monn’s meticulously organized, 450-square-foot closet.
  37. design hunting
    A 19th-Century Brooklyn Townhouse Gets an Ultra-Mod RenovationThis Bed-Stuy home was remade with space-age bookcases and a stone plunge pool.
  38. gallery
    What Is ‘Freakebana’? A New Style of Arranging FlowersOff-the-wall floral designs where almost no object is too low, or high, to qualify.
  39. space of the week
    Inside Cindy Adams’s Park Avenue Penthouse, Where Gossip Never SleepsThe columnist bought Doris Duke’s apartment 22 years ago, and even today the phone doesn’t stop ringing.
  40. fall design
    A Gilded Age Bedroom That Still Smells Like 1893The Players social club has a secret nook: where Edwin Booth, the actor and brother of Lincoln’s assassin, lived until his death.
  41. fall design
    A Park Avenue Apartment Where an Influential Decorator Left His MarkFrom the oxblood paint to the Gracie custom wallpaper, Mark Hampton’s presence is still alive and well.
  42. space of the week
    A Leafy Backyard Compound in BrooklynBehind the nondescript walls of a onetime shoe factory is a lush and peaceful garden shared by three families.
  43. space of the week
    As Long As You’re Stuck in Your Apartment, Give Yourself a Story to LiveArtist Peter McGough has always insisted on living as if he’s in another era.
  44. space of the week
    Inside the Whitney Founder’s Neoclassical Art StudioBefore she founded her own museum, sculptor and heiress Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney worked in this space she built on Long Island.
  45. space of the week
    A Creative Community in a Former Paper-Clip Factory in the BronxThere are about 50 artists, furniture-makers, ceramicists, and architects in this Port Morris building. We visited 13 of them.
  46. wellness
    When Did the Doctor’s Office Become an Instagrammable Experience?The wellness aesthetic is spreading as fast as a flu.
  47. space of the week
    A Reimagined Industrial Loft in Beacon With (Almost) No WallsAnd a tub that stares straight at the mountains.
  48. spring design
    An Artist’s Apartment Where Just About Everything Is on Exhibit“Rooms can become livable works of art,” says Doug Meyer.
  49. design hunting
    This Eco-Friendly Pod-on-Wheels Could Redefine Off-the-Grid LivingThe Ecocapsule is an 88-square-foot mobile home that runs on solar and wind energy.
  50. design hunting
    Where Odd Mom Out’s Jill Kargman Buys Tableware, Hostess Gifts, and Artwork“I love creepy candlesticks and any kind of goth stuff, like my platter of black thorns or my skull drawing from my brother.”
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