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Happy Birthday, Mies; Art Linkletter's Place For Sale; More!

EVERYWHERE—Modernist master architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have been 126 years old today. Happy birthday! [The Philip Johnson Glass House Blog]

BEL-AIR, CALIF.—The midcentury-modern home of the late TV host Art Linkletter has hit the market for $10.25M. Designed by Philmer J. Ellerbroek, the five-bedroom was featured in Arch Digest in 1959. []

THE INTERNET—Trulia has just launched its Housing Barometer, which measures indicators of the housing recovery: new construction starts, existing-home sales, and the delinquency-plus-foreclosure rate. February's data shows construction starts only 22 percent of the way back from their April 2009 low; home sales 48 percent back from their Nov. 2008 low; and delinquency/foreclosure rate 32 percent back from its Jan. 2010 high. In total, the housing market is about a third of the way back to normalcy, with 100 percent not expected until late 2015. [Trulia via AOL Real Estate]