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An Architect and an Artist Walk Into a Barn - The New York Times
At the end of a dirt path, is a sight so unexpected that it feels as if it had descended from another world, quietly and without explanation: the country home of the artist Cai Guo-Qiang, designed by his friend Frank Gehry.
tmagazine  caiguoqiang  frankgehry  architecture  home  newjersey 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Is 190 Bowery the Greatest Real-Estate Coup of All Time? -- New York Magazine
The building at 190 Bowery is a mystery: a graffiti-covered Gilded Age relic, with a beat-up wooden door that looks like it hasn’t been opened since La Guardia was mayor. A few years ago, that described a lot of the neighborhood, but with the Bowery Hotel and the New Museum, the Rogan and John Varvatos boutiques, 190 is now an anomaly, not the norm. Why isn’t some developer turning it into luxury condos?
190bowery  newyork  city  bowery  jaymaisel  realestate  home  architecture  housing  germaniabankbuilding  newyorkmagazine 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Joshua Tree Midcentury Home Becomes Writer's Refuge - Curbed
A San Franciscan’s first home offers a sanctuary—and an opportunity to live slower
joshuatree  california  architecture  home 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
17 Ways to Make Your Tiny Apartment Feel Like a Tree House
There is a smug sense of superiority that comes along with transforming a 250-square-feet-of-gloom apartment into an arboreal hideaway. After all, it's no easy task. There are bright green prints to pick out, refurbished wood chairs to haggle over, and the beckoning calls of your dehydrated flora to answer. But, these 17 objects might make it a bit easier.
interior  design  home  apartments  curbed 
june 2015 by brendanmcfadden
Exploring Victorian Neighborhoods: Pasadena, California
In this series, we’ll explore Victorian neighborhoods across the country and around the world to learn about regional period architecture and local communities’ restoration and preservation efforts. First up is one of Southern California’s oldest communities: Pasadena.
pasadena  home  california  victorian  architecture 
march 2013 by brendanmcfadden

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