The owner, a designer, embarked on a renovation of this home on six acres in Connecticut with the goal of creating a private and peaceful retreat.
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The share of new homes being built as rental apartments is at the highest level in at least four decades, as an improving jobs picture spurs younger Americans to form their own households but tighter lending standards make it more difficult to buy.
In his East Village loft, a famed painter creates the ideal backdrop for his old masters; Paul Simon's playing card on the ceiling.
Plus, a New York townhouse asks $30 million; "Modern Family" home lists for $2.35 million; a high-tech California home goes on the market for $22 million.
Political and financial turmoil in Turkey is threatening to snap a critical pillar of the government's economic policy: real-estate development.
The conversion of a long-shuttered office building into apartments for low-income senior citizens soon will start accepting residents, marking a milestone in the city's efforts to transform one of its poorest areas.
Manhattan's Beekman Place doesn't score high on name recognition, but the small, two-block stretch, which is tucked into bustling Midtown East, is prized by residents as a secluded enclave.
After decades of fretting about declining numbers of local manufacturers and designers, the Garment District is taking some comfort in new, nontraditional arrivals.
New data from a global study of "ultra-high-net-worth individuals"—the top 0.01%—shows a stark rise in house prices in the most desirable parts of cities across the world.
Rope-climbing walls, zip lines and even the occasional 'boulder scramble' are making backyard equipment more versatile
Designed for royalty, Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair has devolved into a corporate cliché. On the eve of a new Mies monograph, we revisit this problematic classic.
The utilitarian device is getting a makeover, complete with themes and high-tech control panels
A designer combines two spaces into a single home for an unusually wide layout in a city of narrow, vertical structures; splurging on a luxury bathroom.
Despite fears that stricter new regulations would curtail lending, wealthy borrowers haven't taken much of a hit
In New Orleans, the luxury real-estate market is bouncing back, boosted by homeowners who want to stay in the city; historic homes, prime locations for Mardi Gras.
Professionals and the sellers they represent face off over tastes that could offend some; mom's painting of a topless woman in the living room.
An entrepreneur builds an ultramodern, James Bond-Meets-Asia edifice designed for large-scale entertaining.
Entrepreneur Russell Simmons buys a five-bedroom Spanish Mediterranean in L.A. to be near his daughters
A London apartment that spans across three neighboring buildings asks about $46 million; a San Francisco house off "the crookedest street in the world" will list for $9.95 million.
This angular modern home with city views reflects the changing demographics in this growing tech hub.
In kitchens, coffee-making appliances are giving way to built-in machines that grind beans and dispense customized drinks.
Many retail landlords in emerging-market countries have become experts in marketing, pricing, leasing and even public relations as they grapple with sharp currency devaluations or spikes in interest rates.
Turkey's currency is tumbling, investor confidence eroding and interest rates soaring amid a stalling economy, splashy corruption headlines and a volatile political situation. But hotel development is booming.
The relocation of a one-mile strip of Interstate 195 has opened up its previous path to real-estate development in downtown Providence, R.I.