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September 2016

A Texas-Sized Antiques Fair in Round Top (22 photos)

Since its start in 1968, the popular Antique Weekend in Round Top, Texas, has become a shopping and treasure-hunting experience that lasts longer than a weekend and exists in more locations than just Round Top. Tens of thousands of people,…

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Analysts: L.A. Street Makeover Shows Road Diets Work

Rowena Avenue in 2016 (Credit: Google Street View)

LADOT made the largely unpopular move three years ago to give a thoroughfare in the Silver Lake neighborhood a safety makeover. Reducing Rowena Avenue’s four lanes to two and adding…

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New This Week: 3 Easygoing Living Rooms (4 photos)

Most people have been to a house where the living room felt off-limits, either directly or indirectly. In this age, when space is tight and lives are busy, living rooms should be inviting, comfortable and able to stand the wear…

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On the market: Apartment in the Berthold Lubetkin-designed grade I-listed Highpoint building in London N6

Of course we have featured the building before and each time we have, it has proven incredibly popular. That’s why we are flagging up this apartment in the Berthold Lubetkin-designed grade I-listed Highpoint building in London N6, which has just…

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Shop Houzz: Our Bestselling Bar Stools (94 photos)

Bar stools are ideal for creating a casual dining environment that inspires conversation and mingling. Whether your style is rustic, traditional or contemporary, you can find an array of stools here to create the perfect kitchen or bar, and you’ll…

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Jobs Must Be in the Mix in Baltimore’s Vacant Rowhouse Rehab

Todd Marcus (left) and Elder C.W. Harris in front of Martha's Place, a recovery program for women in Sandtown (Photo by Jen Kinney)

Baltimore​’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood is no stranger to riots or abandonment — or to well-meaning investments…

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On the market: 1970s modernist retreat in Shelter Island, New York, USA

Something quirky, cool and perfect for a getaway. This 1970s modernist retreat in Shelter Island, New York, USA. This place dates from 1972, designed by a fashion designer and renovated later by its current owner, described as a ‘noted artist’.…

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