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February 2016

Houzz Tour: A Concrete Box Home With Japanese Style (22 photos)

Architects Christopher Robertson and Viv Nguyen believe that concrete holds a mystical quality. Whenever they walk into a building made of concrete, they feel it in their bones. “Concrete feels a certain way that’s different than Sheetrock,” Robertson says. “It…

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Seattle Lines Up Money to Help Business Owners Amid Street Project

Small business owners have seen a drop in customers because of a complete streets project in Seattle.

When the Seattle Department of Transportation wraps up its 4.5-mile, $43 million complete streets project on 23rd Avenue through the heart…

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Shop Houzz: Save up to 60% on an Easter Tablescape (106 photos)

Set a lovely table for your Easter celebration with springtime pastels and theme-friendly accessories. Flowers in milk glass vases enliven the table, and wooden crates bring a charming cottage vibe. Whether you’re planning to host an outdoor brunch or a…

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Shop Houzz: Set Your Table for Easter (103 photos)

Set a lovely table for your Easter celebration with springtime pastels and theme-friendly accessories. Flowers in milk glass vases enliven the table, and wooden crates bring a charming cottage vibe. Whether you’re planning to host an outdoor brunch or a…

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Shop Houzz: Save on Setting an Easter Table (103 photos)

Set a lovely table for your Easter celebration with springtime pastels and theme-friendly accessories. Flowers in milk glass vases enliven the table, and wooden crates bring a charming cottage vibe. Whether you’re planning to host an outdoor brunch or a…

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11 Ways to Go for Baroque (14 photos)

Baroque style hit its ornamental, over-the-top stride in the 17th and 18th centuries, but lately it’s been making its way back into even the most modern of homes. Though less fussy and more minimalist style has reigned for the past…

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Why Cities Need to Stop the Eviction Cycle

Demonstrators protesting against evictions last year in San Francisco (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

It’s a crowded courtroom in Milwaukee. Arlene pokes her head through the door, and whispers to get the attention of her landlord, Sherrena, sitting in the…

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My Houzz: Family’s Personal Style Warms Up a New House (13 photos)

Carrie and Freddy Arredondo had lived in plenty of older homes, enjoying their authenticity and charm. That changed when they moved to Wenatchee, Washington, with their two young children. Here, they found themselves on the hunt for a kid-friendly…

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My Houzz: Family’s Personal Style Warms Up a New Build (13 photos)

Carrie and Freddy Arredondo had lived in plenty of older homes, enjoying their authenticity and charm. That changed when they moved to Wenatchee, Washington, with their two young children. Here, they found themselves on the hunt for a kid-friendly…

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Entrance (20 photos)

Ever feel as though something’s not quite right about your entryway? Maybe it’s hard to see your front door, or your foyer feels bland and uninviting. Whether you’ve recently moved in or have been settled for many years, here are…

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Room of the Day: A Salvaged Bathroom Full of Fresh Ideas (7 photos)

In a remodel that included a kitchen renovation, whole-house window replacement and 400-square-foot addition, it’s the private master bathroom in the addition where the designers lingered. “The bathroom is where we spent most of the time on that project,” says…

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Room of the Day: A Salvaged Bathroom With Lots of Fresh Ideas (7 photos)

In a remodel that included a kitchen renovation, whole-house window replacement and 400-square-foot addition, it’s the private master bathroom in the addition where the designers lingered. “The bathroom is where we spent most of the time on that project,” says…

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On the market: 1960s midcentury modern property in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

Sadly we don’t know the name of the architect behind this design. But we know we love what he has done with the 1960s midcentury modern property in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. A great house in an equally wonderful lakeside…

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