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East Hampton Estate Sells for $57.3 Million

On Further Lane, a 4-acre estate with an older home sold in an off-market deal<p>An oceanfront home in East Hampton has sold for $57.3 million in one of the priciest Hamptons sales of 2015, according to Andrew Saunders of Saunders & Associates.<p>Mr. Saunders said his firm was the only brokerage involved …

Real Estate

Endangered woodpecker species coming to Great Dismal Swamp

SUFFOLK Four pairs of endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers have been relocated to Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. …

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

7 Things Sophisticated Kitchens Have In Common

These clean, simple swaps can transform your entire space.<p>The kitchen has always been the heart of the home, but its form and function are bound to evolve over time. To keep yours modern, consider these 7 simple upgrades.

Kitchens

8 best friends built a row of identical vacation houses for themselves — and you can rent them on Airbnb

The four cabins, better known as "Bestie Row," are located along the Llano River in Texas. There is also common building with a kitchen and living room for guests to hang out in. Bestie Row comes fully equipped with Wifi, cable, and riverfront access complete with kayaks and canoes.<p>Renting Bestie …

Here are the 10 best cities for retirement in America

Shutterstock via FindTheBest<p>Looking to settle down, empty nesters? Choosing a place to retire sounds easy — everyone has a dream city where they’ve …

4 things you should know about online real estate listings

Online listing have transformed the way we shop for homes. While listing sites make the home buying process more convenient, they also have their flaws. Here are a few things you should know about listing sites before you buy a home.<p><b>The Listings Are Not Always Accurate</b><p>Criss-crossing the city to see …

13 Stunning Homes That Used to Be Churches

From tree houses to underwater abodes, there’s no shortage of creative living spaces out there. Today, we’re scoping out homes that started off as something different — really, really different. Classic architecture and modern design collide in these gorgeous converted churches, the renovation …

A Trio of Homes with Super Cool Secret Spots for Cats Built In

In the past we've featured a few roundups of some pretty sweet DIYs for cats, but these homeowners took it one step further and incorporated …

Articles about these incredibly tiny cabins tree houses and mobile dwellings are all less on Dwell.com - Dwell

At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of …

Why We're Only Just Discovering Some of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Lost" Homes

If you live in a building older than a few decades, you’ve probably daydreamed about what the world was like when it was built—or who designed it. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

Shape shifter: the builder’s yard turned into an award-winning house

By doing away with halls and corridors, this hidden house squeezes every inch out of the space<p>Sandwiched between a row of unremarkable terraces and a white-rendered apartment block, this acclaimed home in Forest Gate, east London offers little evidence of its existence from the street. Folding …

East London

Dubai's latest supertower will create an artificial rainforest and a beach in the middle of the desert

1/7<p>Rosemont towers by Kieferle & Partner<p>Where other than Dubai would one expect to see a tower which includes an artificial beach and a rainforest in …

Forestry

Noritaka Minami’s 1972: A look inside Tokyo’s Nakagin Capsule Tower (PHOTOS).

Built in Tokyo in 1972, the Nakagin Capsule Tower is a concrete structure upon which 140 removable “capsules,” roughly 100 square feet in size, have …

Architecture

20 Iconic Structures Demolished in the Last 20 Years

What goes up must come down.<p>Nothing lasts forever. The time comes for every building—whether it's crumbling, outdated, or taking up real estate where a fresh structure could go. Here's a roundup of the 20 best buildings we've lost over the past two decades.<p>3 J.L. Hudson's Department Store, …

Ignore These 7 Rental Rules

Go ahead and paint the walls.<p>You scroll through a design blog hyping some miraculous, budget-friendly kitchen renovation, and that’s when it hits …

Home Improvement

These 10 States Have the Highest Foreclosure Rates

1 out of every 404 homes was in foreclosure last quarter.<p>The share of U.S. homes in foreclosure last quarter increased 3% from a year ago, with one …

Real Estate

The High Cost of Clutter

The cost of storing and moving things is a waste of money<p>The worst financial mistake I ever made was keeping a cluttered home.<p>Losing money is …

Minimalism

A Petite Tennessee Cabin That's Big on Charm

This place is going on our fall getaway wish list.<p>The folks at Shelter + Roost have done it again. The family-owned vacation rental company that brought us this dream cottage and this idyllic farmhouse has added a sixth property to its lineup. Located in the sleepy little town of Leiper's Fork, …

7 Styling Secrets to Steal From a Home Stager

They're pros at tricking the eye — whether you're selling your house or not.<p>As a designer and home stager to the stars, Meridith Baer has helped A-listers like Madonna and Brooklyn Decker sell their houses. While she often has the luxury of a large budget to work with, Baer notes that it takes more …

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts receives paintings worth more than $200M

RICHMOND The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts says it has received a collection of American art worth more than $200 million. The Richmond museum says …

Articles about sustainable wisconsin home nearly grid on Dwell.com - Dwell

After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient …

Articles about vancouver renovation transforms backyard giant living room on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>With co-living, the …

Living Rooms

For Va. Beach subdivision, developer has an eye on a "last frontier"

VIRGINIA BEACHA developer is eyeing 42 acres of wooded land near the Municipal Center for a housing development - one of the last open spaces on …

Your comprehensive guide to theater, dance, music and visual arts in Hampton Roads

The 2015-16 arts season truly is a harvest - and the seeds were planted long ago.You might call it the performance before the performance.The leaders …

Get ready to jump: Sky Zone Virginia Beach to open a trampoline park

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>Winter's coming, and for all those parents worried about their children bouncing off the walls, no worries - it's allowed at Sky Zone …

Paintbar coming to Town Center

VIRGINIA BEACH place to paint, eat opens at town center Muse Paintbar LLC has signed a lease for 2,820 square feet of retail space across from Tupelo …