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Midcentury lakefront fixer-upper wants just under $500K
Blog 13 hours ago
Midcentury lakefront fixer-upper wants just under $500K

A charming midcentury modern home awaits a new owner in Little Canada, an inner ring suburb of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota. Built in 1958,...

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This smart electric bike made my commute effortless
Blog 13 hours ago
This smart electric bike made my commute effortless

Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever Transportation Week! It's time for a weeklong romp through all things related to transportation in the U.S. We'll be...

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6 McKim Mead & White houses for sale right now
Blog 15 hours ago
6 McKim Mead & White houses for sale right now

Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve...

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The most scenic train routes in the U.S.
Blog 16 hours ago
The most scenic train routes in the U.S.

Although train travel is often cheaper than flying, it’s certainly a leisurely and scenic way of getting from point A to point to point B—if you...

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The future of transportation was once a personal podcar system in West Virginia
Blog 17 hours ago
The future of transportation was once a personal podcar system in West Virginia

Nestled in the green foothills of the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia is a college town, Morgantown, pop. 31,000, that is home to what was...

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Showstopping, barn-inspired house wants $10.2M
Blog 18 hours ago
Showstopping, barn-inspired house wants $10.2M

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Designer of Apple’s first icons releases bitmap-inspired housewares
Blog 19 hours ago
Designer of Apple’s first icons releases bitmap-inspired housewares

The idea of bitmap graphics is simple—images made of bits of information, spatially arranged on a grid. In the 1980s, the lower resolution of...

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1960s Alaskan ferry sold to become floating hotel in Portland
Blog 20 hours ago
1960s Alaskan ferry sold to become floating hotel in Portland

What exactly do you do with a retired ferry boat from the 1960s? Well, if you’re Portland developer Jonathan Cohen, you plan to turn it into a...

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Bespoke adventure camper costs a whopping $420K
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Bespoke adventure camper costs a whopping $420K

The world of fancy, custom-built adventure rigs just keeps getting more impressive, with outdoor lovers paying top dollar for the mobile home of...

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Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style
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Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian...

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Electric driverless concept car becomes a spare room when it’s not on the road
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Electric driverless concept car becomes a spare room when it’s not on the road

Though our driverless future isn’t quite here yet, technological and aesthetic developments seem to roll out every week. This week’s update: A...

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Rainwater harvesting is easy with ‘Raindrop’ barrel
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Rainwater harvesting is easy with ‘Raindrop’ barrel

Rainwater collection at home is made easy, and rather stylish, with this new product from Studio Bas van der Veer. The concept is pretty simple:...

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5 futuristic ways to pave roads, from solar panels to recycled plastic
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5 futuristic ways to pave roads, from solar panels to recycled plastic

Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever Transportation Week! It's time for a weeklong romp through all things related to transportation in the U.S. We'll be...

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Palm Springs midcentury home full of glass walls asks $850K
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Palm Springs midcentury home full of glass walls asks $850K

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Japan embraces renewable energy as dozens of towns go off-grid
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Japan embraces renewable energy as dozens of towns go off-grid

With the rise of more and better ways of harvesting energy from renewable sources—not to mention a battery revolution—it should come as no surprise...

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Brontë sisters’ childhood home turned cafe is now for sale
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Brontë sisters’ childhood home turned cafe is now for sale

Brontëmaniacs rejoice! Not only can you sip tea in the dining room where literary lions Charlotte, Emily, and Anne were born—you can own it, too....

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August Home refreshes smart lock range with three new products
Blog 2 days ago
August Home refreshes smart lock range with three new products

August Home, one of the leading providers for all things smart lock, has announced that it’s making a significant update to its line of home access...

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Anthropologie launches augmented reality feature for its smartphone app
Blog 2 days ago
Anthropologie launches augmented reality feature for its smartphone app

Hot on the heels of Ikea announcing its augmented reality (AR) app, Ikea Place, Philadelphia-based Anthropologie has today launched AR technology...

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Proterra’s Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehicles
Blog 2 days ago
Proterra’s Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehicles

The future of buses is looking driverless, emissions-free, and electric. Earlier this month, Silicon Valley electric bus manufacturer Proterra...

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Bay Area houseboat with smart home updates asks $1.3M
Blog 2 days ago
Bay Area houseboat with smart home updates asks $1.3M

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Hyperloop One announces 10 winning routes around the world
Blog 2 days ago
Hyperloop One announces 10 winning routes around the world

For those of you thinking that the hyperloop promise—to connect disparate regions with high-speed pneumatic-tube transit while reducing carbon...

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‘E-Dumper’ dump truck will be the largest electric vehicle in the world
Blog 2 days ago
‘E-Dumper’ dump truck will be the largest electric vehicle in the world

Meet the E-Dumper. With a weight clocking in at 45 tons and an electric storage capacity equivalent to eight Tesla Model S cars (700kWh), the...

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Solar-powered home features sweeping deck, mountain views
Blog 3 days ago
Solar-powered home features sweeping deck, mountain views

Envisioned as an eco-friendly escape, this gorgeous retreat by the Canadian architecture firm Alain Carle Architecte is located in the Laurentian...

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Chicago Architecture Biennial: 10 things we loved
Blog 3 days ago
Chicago Architecture Biennial: 10 things we loved

At the press conference to kick off the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, held underneath the massive Tiffany glass dome of the...

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Does LA, NYC, or SF reign supreme when it comes to public transit?
Blog 3 days ago
Does LA, NYC, or SF reign supreme when it comes to public transit?

Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever public transportation city challenge! I’m Sally Kuchar—Cities Director here at Curbed. I love a good competition, so...

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Stunning Victorian fully renovated asks $1.7M just outside NYC
Blog 3 days ago
Stunning Victorian fully renovated asks $1.7M just outside NYC

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Two tiny houses and open-air sunroom combine into one family home
Blog 3 days ago
Two tiny houses and open-air sunroom combine into one family home

The idea of a spacious tiny house may seem contradictory. Sure, there’s a strong strain of tiny home design trying to get as small and minimal as...

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Ingenious A/C cools the air by evaporating water off terra cotta tubes
Blog 3 days ago
Ingenious A/C cools the air by evaporating water off terra cotta tubes

Beating the heat has inspired innumerable innovations in architecture and design, not to mention enabling the whole aesthetic of glass-box...

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A 320-square-foot cabin offers refuge in upstate New York
Blog 3 days ago
A 320-square-foot cabin offers refuge in upstate New York

This library-cabin in upstate New York is an expression of one man's history, heritage, and passion. It's inspired by Japanese architecture,...

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Frank Gehry’s sketches from jam session with Esperanza Spalding are up for auction
Blog 6 days ago
Frank Gehry’s sketches from jam session with Esperanza Spalding are up for auction

Is Frank Gehry the most with-it architect alive? On top of teaching an online architecture class, the Pritzker winner and model train museum...

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