Lofts

Barns With Serious Style: 9 'Barndominiums' Worth Bragging About

"Barndominiums"—metal buildings modified to include living quarters plus a barn, kennel, or office—continue to build a big audience on …

Houses

The Open-Floor-Plan Backlash: How Family Members Are Escaping Each Other

IN THE 1960s and ’70s, long before helicoptering emerged as a parenting style, adults had far less interest in looming over their children, frequently urging them to go play outside or downstairs. The netherworld to which these parents pointed was usually a recreation room or finished basement, …

Lifestyle

Renovation transformation: Drab attic to fab loft

After nearly 50 years in their Dow’s Lake-area home, the homeowners had renovated almost every square inch of the 1947 single, detached, …

Canadian News

This bright Buena Park two-bedroom condo can be had for less than $400K

The newly-listed home features hardwood floors, a rear deck, and a spacious living room<p>Located in the quiet Buena Park corner of Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, this newly-listed third floor home in a handsome 1920’s era brick walk-up is big on both space and natural light. Well-suited for a young …

Houses

Old Suffolk barn transformed into countryside bed and breakfast by Blee Halligan Architects

Bedrooms inside this barn conversion extension in the English countryside are defined by the peaks of a sawtooth roof, which Blee Halligan Architects …

Architecture

Lee F. Mindel Renovates a 1910 Manhattan Apartment

The architect, with his partner Peter L. Shelton, infused natural light into a couple’s New York City apartment<p>Photographs by<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2007 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>The highly articulate Lee F. Mindel has this to say about the way he and Peter L. Shelton, …

Houses

Two-bedroom industrial loft in old West Town paint factory lists for $465K

The eclectically decorated home features an open floor plan, exposed brick, and high ceilings<p>Located near the border of Chicago’s Humboldt Park and West Town neighborhoods, this two-bedroom condo is situated inside a 1918 industrial building that once served as a paint factory. A short walk from …

Architecture

Best Professional Living/Dining Room: Lorraine Bonaventura in Cobble Hill

The winner of the 2017 Remodelista Considered Design Awards Best Professional Living/Dining Room is Lorraine Bonaventura Architect in Brooklyn for …

Houses

Airy Greenwich Village loft with clever space-saving hacks wants $1.085M

A recent renovation turned a boring white box into a bright loft with plenty of storage<p>Apartments at the Cast Iron Building at 67 East 11th Street tend to have quirky layouts—we’ve seen many a loft in the building before—and this one-bedroom pad, asking $1.085 million, is no different.<p>It’s another …

Greenwich Village

Peek Inside: Traditional UK Home with Modern Loft Extension

<b>Name:</b> Karen, her husband, their son and overweight cat. <b><br>Location:</b> Leeds, West Yorkshire <b><br>The basics:</b> 5 years, owned — 90 square meters/ 968 square …

West Yorkshire

On the Market: An Unconventional Loft in Chelsea

It blends industrial design with rustic charm.<p>August 17, 2017, 9:47 a.m.<p>Photo courtesy of ERA Russell Realty Group<p><b>60 Dudley Street #214, Chelsea</b> …

Boston

Forget Downsizing. Let's Rebuild a Mansion

Some married couples settle into their retirement by downsizing. Gail and Barry Giffen are spending theirs restoring a mansion—a 1905 Tudor Revival in Victoria, Canada.<p>“We wanted a historic house that needed lots of work,” said Mr. Giffen, 70, who ran a company in Alberta that handled disaster …

Houses

City wins compromise adding retail to garage for Playhouse Square apartment tower (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Playhouse Square agreed Thursday after some pressure from city planning officials to install a 20-foot-deep retail strip on the …

Cleveland

40 Bond Street pied-à-terre with chronicled past seeks $3M

The apartment is a pied-à-terre for the owners’ pied-à-terre upstairs<p>Is there such a thing as owning too many 40 Bond Street apartments? For one mysterious family, who appears to own three apartments in the building, the answer seems to be yes. An LLC tied to the family has listed a two-bedroom, …

Real Estate

Monochrome design stops time at converted Sydney warehouse

If you were to walk into this two-level converted 1895 warehouse in the inner Sydney suburb of Surry Hills seven years ago, architect Ian Moore’s …

Australian News

Latest Midtown office renovation launches on West Peachtree Street

Overhaul will convert a dated red-brick office building into a modern edifice, complete with green-walled entrance<p>It’s been more than a year since the announcement that a small, dated office building in northern Midtown would be undergoing a major update.<p>Now, demolition work has started at the …

Architecture

Top three

Three listings, from Double Bay, Mosman and Newtown, are at the top of <i>Domain’s</i> list this week of open homes to see this Saturday.<p>There’s a waterfront …

Australia

New York rent comparison: What $2,000/month gets you right now

See what $2,000/month rents you in neighborhoods like Bed-Stuy and the Upper East Side<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking</i> …

Real Estate

What you can rent for $3,000 a month in Greater Boston

Whether you want to live outside the capital, like in Cambridge, Medford, or Weston, or if you’d prefer to live in Boston proper, like in East Boston …

Real Estate

366-square-foot apartment gets space-saving renovation

Designed by Hong Kong firm NCDA<p>Local firm NCDA has turned a small apartment in Hong Kong into a more efficient home for its owner by creating a loft space above the dining space.<p>Nicknamed the Mini Treehouse, the original floorplan measured 34 square meters, or about 366 square feet, and included a …

Architecture

Airy penthouse loft with wraparound patio seeks $1.79M in Marina del Rey

Seriously, though: the deck<p>Atop a low-slung Marina del Rey building, this penthouse loft spans 1,500 square feet —and that’s not including an expansive wraparound deck.<p>Wall-sized Fleetwood sliding doors separate the deck from the interiors, which feature 100-year-old reclaimed brick walls and …

Houses

So Smart: Storage Stairs for Small Spaces

Stairs are a pretty convenient way to get from one floor of your home to another. But what do you do with that weird wedge-shaped space underneath? …

Condominiums

Derelict grain silo converted into post-industrial residences in Copenhagen

We get tickled in a good way when coming across interesting cases of adaptive reuse -- a fancy term for transforming old buildings or objects for …

Sustainability

Tribeca penthouse by Space4Architecture features pale material palette

New York studio Space4Architecture has used only three main materials to decorate a duplex apartment in Tribeca, which was designed around the need …

Architecture

The Summer Kitchen: 16 Favorite Indoor/Outdoor Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

Consider it an upgrade from the window above the sink: kitchens that open fully to the outdoors, letting in summer breezes while you cook and …

Houses

An industrial loft

Because I will never tire of industrial lofts and seeing the different approaches people take with these very open spaces, here is one by one of my …

THE BOOKCASE / nook architects

<i>From the architect.</i> The apartment, located in a building in Raval, just a few metres from La Rambla, is an achievement of space. As you walk in, it …

Architecture

A 1960’s Warehouse Becomes a Family Home in Melbourne

Zen Architects were hired to turn this 1960’s warehouse in Melbourne into a comfortable family home. One of the main goals of the project was to keep …

Architecture

For $850K, this 1907 relic provides ‘Historic Grant Park at its finest’

Sprawling property at park’s cusp has lofted office upstairs, cottage-like garage around back<p>Despite the $849,900 asking price, the listing for this 1907 relic in Grant Park advises prospective occupants to, “Buy now before values skyrocket from upcoming neighborhood amenities.”<p>The price might not …

Atlanta

Rehabbed Queen Village home mixes old and new, asks $599K

The home was originally owned by a craftsman, merchant, and a ship captain<p>It’s all in the details when it comes to this recently rehabbed Queen Village home. The home was originally owned in the 19th century by a trio of workmen that included a craftsman, merchant, and a ship captain. Today, as an …

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