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The Pink House, in Belvedere, Calif., on Sale for First Time in 20 Years (House of the Day)

Views this spectacular aren't easy to come by. And when you can experience them from a seven bedroom, six bathroom, 7,776 sq ft. mansion, they don't come cheap, either. For $11.75 million, you can own "The Pink House" in Belvedere, Calif., which the listing calls one of the most "authentic examples of the Mission... Continue Reading »

Trump Tower Penthouse Now Chicago's Top-Priced Listing

Sorry Michael Jordan, your house no longer belongs in our gallery of most expensive listings in each state. The 89th floor penthouse at Trump Tower in Chicago just listed at a record-shattering $32 million, over twice as much as the most-expensive Chicago residence ever sold. %Gallery-156602% The penthouse's 14,260... Continue Reading »

Florida Hangar Is Home To Full '40s-Themed Mini-Town

By Sarah Firshein Meet Danville, a 3,000-square-foot airplane hangar-turned-1940s mini-town on a 25-acre property in Geneva, Fla. Conceived by retired contractor Dan Shaw, the utterly over-the-top home amenity, if you will, contains O'Shaw's Irish Pub, a working bar with a "kegerator"; the Danville Inn, a two-bedroom... Continue Reading »

Alec Baldwin Lists Central Park West 3-Bedroom for $9.5 Million

After a tease this weekend, it looks like actor/future mayor Alec Baldwin's pad at the El Dorado on Central Park West is officially for sale. As mentioned, the place is asking $9,500,000 for its 3,000 square feet with 3BR, 3.5BA and a staff's quarters. It's got some nice views, being on the 22nd floor, but we actually... Continue Reading »

Five Castle Settings to Reboot Harry Potter

With Harry Potter and his heroic besties embarking on their last hurrah this weekend, Curbed.com decided to commemorate the mega-franchise's decade-long run with a list of the most Hogwarts-worthy castles in the world. If the Hollywood heavies behind the popular films ever try to revive the series with another sequel... Continue Reading »

'Deep Throat' Apartment Hits the Market

Watergate history buffs, take note: The infamous D.C. apartment where journalist Bob Woodward met with undercover informant "Deep Throat" (later revealed to be FBI associate director Mark Felt) is now listed for $215,000. Just think -- even when the novelty of living in the space where Nixon's presidency died wears off,... Continue Reading »

Is This Sarah Palin's New Arizona Home?

Vice presidential candidate-turned-reality-star Sarah Palin allegedly purchased a house in Scottsdale, Ariz., over the weekend for just shy of $1.7 million. Could this be the new base of operations for her next big political move? Curbed has the full story. Rumors that GOP presidential hopeful Sarah Palin would run her... Continue Reading »

Justin Timberlake Sells $5 Million NYC Condo

Not that paying off two properties matters to A-listers like Justin Timberlake, but the former teeny-bopper turned serious actor has just unloaded his ultra-posh Tribeca condo. No word on what the new buyer paid for the pad, but the property was listed for $4.995 million. Curbed has the full story. Tired of the paparazzi... Continue Reading »

Unusual Frank Lloyd Wright House for Sale

Iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright is most readily identified with his organic style of architecture, typified by his famous Fallingwater in southwestern Pennsylvania. But the George Furbeck House, now for sale in Oak Park, Ill., while not immediately recognizable as a Wright, represents a transitional period that points... Continue Reading »

Where Famous Architects Live (Photos)

For 'house porn' devotees, architects are the Spielbergs and Polanksis of their realm. With that in mind, Curbed turned the spotlight on the world's most renowned starchitects to compile a gallery of their very own masterfully designed homes. From Philip Johnson's remarkable Glass House to the desconstructivist musings of... Continue Reading »

'Model' Homes: Where Jessica Stam and Gisele Live

The term "model homes" doesn't usually conjure the residences of supermodels, but the skinniest and sexiest among us have to live somewhere. Rob at Curbed.com did some serious sleuthing to uncover revealing photos of the homes of these photogenic phenoms, including Jessica Stam (pictured left), Gisele Bündchen, Cindy... Continue Reading »

New York Apartment Building Fires; Blame Code Violations

No, these aren't pictures of ruins from the Byzantine Empire but of two Manhattan Chinatown buildings (283 and 285 Grand St.) torched by a seven-alarm fire last Monday. The fire that spread among commercial/residential rental buildings (including 281 and 289 Grand St.) left one person dead, more than two dozen injured and... Continue Reading »

New York Housing News This Week

Last week, we at Rented Spaces gave you apartment news full of neighbor sex and neighborhood Insiders and drool-inducing rentals on the market. Now here's a round-up of some other interesting real-estate-related happenings from last week: Damn that Census: U.S. government officials with money to allocate want to know who... Continue Reading »

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