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House Beautiful's Yearly Chair Drop; Palm Springs Modern

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LOS ANGELES—Another year, another batch of chairs being dropped in the middle of a city by a merry band of House Beautiful staffers. Starting March 6, to celebrate its annual Color Issue—color combinations, this time—the magazine's secret operatives will plunk down 20 black-and-white chairs from firms such as Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Kravet throughout L.A. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter (#hbchairs) as the locations are revealed—the first person to sit in a chair takes it home. There's a Pinterest contest, too. [CurbedWire Inbox]

PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.—Do check out Curbed LA's coverage of Palm Springs Modernism Week, including tours inside Dry Falls, Frank Sinatra's old Twin Palms Estate, the Jennings House, and other famous properties. [Curbed LA]

NYC—Asking nearly $15M for a penthouse in Manhattan? No big deal. Asking nearly $15M for a penthouse that's described as "partially completed" and a "construction site" in the brokerbabble? Curbed NY has more. [Curbed NY]