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California Homestead With Modern Amenities

July 27, 2014

A ranch in the Sierra Nevada mountains comes with a stagecoach stop and a heliport.

A Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Houston

July 26, 2014

Built in 1955, this home designed by the noted architect was restored and expanded by the current owner; the property includes a courtyard with a pool.

The Friendliest Place in the House


After decades in decline, the porch is making a comeback as an outdoor room for dining, lounging and connecting with neighbors. Just don’t call it a deck.

A Panda, an Orb and Farrah’s Footprints


New York art curator Doreen Remen tears through walls and windows to get her artwork into the right spaces in her apartment.

Leroy Schecter’s Florida Home Sells for $28 Million


The steel-manufacturing magnate’s Indian Creek home had been on the market for several years.

Hogs or Condos?


A look at how the commodities markets for hogs, crude oil, coffee and gold have performed when compared to returns on an investment in a New York City condo.

Redesign Redo in Tribeca

July 23, 2014

After a initial makeover of this 4,000-square-foot loft didn’t sit right with the homeowner, a gut renovation and redesign was done, resulting in a open, contemporary-style space.

Tea Over Ocean Views in Hawaii

July 19, 2014

This home, on more than 3 acres in Kamuela, boasts a pool, tennis court and authentic Japanese tea room.

Luxury Homes Accessible to All


Luxury homeowners are challenging architects and builders to create homes that are both attractive and accessible to the disabled.

Landmark Building, Luxury Listing

July 17, 2014

If sold for its asking price, this more than 10,500-square-foot landmark townhouse with a new interior and refurbished exterior would be one of the most expensive residential sales in the West Village and Greenwich Village in recent years.

The Quick-Change Artist


At her homes in Manhattan and the Hamptons, Cecilia Dupire constantly reconfigures her modular, geometric designs

Hamptons Estate Sells in Two Deals Totaling More Than $80 Million


Wooldon Manor is sold again after it was bought last year for a then-record $75 million.

Sale-Leasebacks Ease Italy’s Real-Estate Jam


Deals have begun to flow out of two funds that were set up by the Italian government in 2004 to do sale-leasebacks of government-owned property.

Samsung Plants Flag in Meatpacking District


The company will take up the entire glass-and-steel structure at 837 Washington Street in the Meatpacking District.

A Creative Compound in New Mexico

July 16, 2014

Artistic expression enlivens this property, from an egg sculpture to a potting shed-turned-guesthouse with a bathtub made from a converted horse trough.

Celebrity Baker Sylvia Weinstock on What She Learned From the Suburbs


The famed cake-maker honed her baking and business skills over 30 years in the suburbs—but decided she was happier in the city.

Sale-Leasebacks Ease Italy’s Real-Estate Jam


Deals have begun to flow out of two funds that were set up by the Italian government in 2004 to do sale-leasebacks of government-owned property.

Belles of the Ball


If Southerners are known for one thing, it’s hospitality. And ballrooms are once again taking center stage.

Saks Looks to Expand Downtown


Saks and parent company Hudson’s Bay are planning both a department store and a Saks Off Fifth discount outlet in lower Manhattan, according to people familiar with the matter.

Old Hollywood in Music City

July 12, 2014

This Nashville, Tenn., estate was renovated to include a range of Tinseltown classics, like a movie theater marquee and a homage to W.C. Fields.