Visiting the Sixth Street Bridge Mid-Demolition
After the bridge's February closure and a weekend-long shutdown of the 101 Freeway, the Sixth Street Viaduct's demolition has steadily continued. We checked in on the progress and got an up-close look at the concrete carnage.
Taking a Look at San Francisco Parks: Then & Now
Where do the best San Francisco parks come from? From deserts, cemeteries, excavated hills, and apartment fires, as we see when we peer into the past via historical photos to see how public renovation can make something out of nothing (or close it).
Checking In: Noteworthy Renos of Atlanta Listings Past
For Renovation Week, we've reached back in the archives and found some of the more interesting flips and remodels of months and years past to see how they fared — or are faring — on Atlanta's open market.
Write A House Hands Keys to Third Winner; Announces Fourth Winner
The program gave the keys to the third house to writer Anne Elizabeth Moore, and announced Nandi Comer as the fourth winner.
Miami's Bayfront Park: Then and Now
Coming up in 2025 Bayfront Park will turn 100. It's amazing to look at how much the Downtown Miami park has evolved over the years, but also to absorb the explosive transformation along its neighbor street of Biscayne Boulevard in the last decade
Discussing Adaptive Reuse With HPA Architecture
The adaptive reuse of older buildings is one of the most popular trends today in Chicago real estate, and all over the city former warehouses, office buildings and factories are being converted into hotels, apartments and tech office space.
Entirely Renovated Mission Victorian Does Away With Past, Asks $2.9 Million
In a neighborhood increasingly erasing any semblance of its past, this admittedly stunning five bedroom, four and a half bath Victorian follows suit. Located at 963 Alabama, it boasts an impressive, hefty 3,225 square feet... and a major redo.
The Many Lives of Brooklyn’s Herman Behr Mansion
This is the story of how one Brooklyn Heights home has transformed over the past century: from single-family mansion to hotel (and brothel!) to a home for Franciscan brothers, and finally to—what else?—a highly coveted rental building.
How LA Got a Pershing Square Everyone Hates
Pershing Square today is the result of a 1993 redesign that had careful nods to the rich history of Los Angeles, but was also too harsh, too shadeless, and eventually neglected. Now the city's on the verge of another complete makeover.
Inside a Tech Entrepreneur's Smart Home Hideaway in the Hollywood Hills
Renovated and redesigned over the last eight years, this Hollywood Hills home showcases the owner's take on cutting-edge technologies, from lighting and heating to security.
Seattle's Parks: Then and Now
From Green Lake to Gas Works Park, here's some of the Seattle parks and how they've changed over the years
New York City Parks: Then and Now
From the city's largest park (no, it's not in Manhattan) to the game-changing High Line
Chicago's Grant Park: Then and Now
A detailed look into the complex history of Grant Park's green spaces and how they came to be Chicago's front yard.
Parks in the Hamptons: Then and Now
What makes the Hamptons special is our green spaces, our beaches and parks. For Curbed's Renovation Week, we check out what some of our local parks have looked like through the years.
Big Reveal: $279K for a One-Bed Glover Park Condo
Were you able to guess how much this Glover Park listing is worth? Most were unable to pinpoint the exact price. The majority voted that $379,000 was the price, but the actual ask is $279,000.
'Manly' Vacation House Kitchen Transformed With Femme French Bistro Look
Bucking contemporary trends, Homepolish designer Maureen Stevens revamps an Austin mother/daughter team's vacation home kitchen in high-feminine style.
Here's a Family Friendly Redesign in Hampton Bays
Everyone with kids and pets knows that the easier things are to clean in a home, the better the home will look for family life. The owners of this home wanted a more sophisticated feel for for entertaining, but everything had to be easily cleanable as well.
Dequindre Cut Then and Now
Once the home of the Grand Trunk Railroad line, now the Dequindre Cut is used as a bike path connecting the RiverFront to Eastern Market and beyond.
JP Colonial Drops With Especially Long Living Room
The 2,508-square-foot, eight-room brick Colonial at 47 Arborview Road last traded in January 2008 for $877,000. It wants a lot more this go-round, post-renovations.
French-Inspired 1890 Connecticut House Asks $2.7M
In the late 1800s, two sisters were so inspired by a house they saw in the South of France that they built one a lot like it in a small Connecticut town. The resulting home, which mixes original details and modern touches, is pretty charming.
Midcentury Blends Modern, Zen & Nature for $619K
Renovations and remodels happen to mid-century marvels, too. How else did this minimalist and square building end up with such an amazing sound board - of all things?
Meridian Hill Park, Then and Now
In the early 19th century, the 12 acres of land that is currently Meridian Hill Park (otherwise known as Malcolm X Park) were used as a geographic marker. President Thomas Jefferson placed the marker on the hill.
Atlanta's Most Famous Parks Through the Years
Atlanta is often referred to as a city in a forest, and our many parks contribute to the robust tree canopy. But what may come as a surprise is that some of Atlanta's most important parks weren't always greenspaces. Check out the history behind them
Boston's Newer Parks: Then and Now
Boston continues to add parkland more than three centuries after the city opened the nation's first public park. Here's a look at three newer parks, all of which involved making over existing structures and spaces.
A Newly Renovated Gracious Old Southampton Village Home for $5.4M
This property checks a lot of boxes: lovely renovated main house, acre of land, guest cottage, good area. So why has it been on the market for close to a year?
Landmarked Building on Tribeca's Cortlandt Alley Reborn as Condos
Tribeca's tiny Cortlandt Alley is one of the city's most unusual streets, and it's about to get its first luxury condo. The boutique development, known as Six Cortlandt Alley, will feature just five pricey condos in a landmarked building.
Revamp Transforms Apartment Into Airy Loft With a Cool Sunken Kitchen
Though it's a novel move, the sunken kitchen is an ingenious way to capitalize on limited square footage in an apartment with high ceilings but less in the way of usable floor space.
Philadelphia's Parks: Then and Now
As an ode to this city's great parks and green spaces, we took a look at five significant Philly parks, old and new, that have undergone significant changes over the years, from Fairmount Park to Love Park.
Detroit City FC Prepares Keyworth Stadium for New Season
The community rallies to get the historic stadium ready for the May 20th home opener.
Redone Triplex in the South End Drops Again
There had been a deal pending in late 2013 for the 2,305-square-foot Unit 2 at 55 Dwight Street, but that never closed. Now the spread is back with a much heftier price tag post-renovations.
This 1913 Venice Bungalow Has a Crazy Addition
With "semi-translucent polycarbonate skin," the modernist box sitting on top of this old house looks pretty wild from the street. On the inside, though, the decor is surprisingly restrained. It's all asking $1.549 million.
A Very Austin Home Renovation for the People Who Have Everything
There are no doubt many cities where people have to find stylish ways to put away (or at least store) childish things when they grow up, but none more so than Austin. Which is what makes this story of the couple who found the perfect remodeler to create a space for their collectibles all the more adorable.
Century-Old Colonial Revival House In Flatbush Seeks $2.65M
This century-old Colonial Revival house is still endowed with tons of original details, from inlaid floors to a winding banister, but its kitchen and bathrooms didn't age with the same elegance.
8 Fixer Uppers for Sale in Miami, Mapped
Yesterday we featured 10 renovated homes for sale in Miami. Today we take a look at homes with potential for a variety of reasons, but in need of some dollars and hard work.
Inside the AF Bornot Dye Works Factory Renovation
MMPartners's biggest project to date turned four factories into a residential and retail development. With construction close to completion, we got an exclusive tour of the property.
Rehabbed and Expanded Forest Glen Bungalow Asks $719K
Who doesn't love a good Chicago bungalow? What about one that has been fully rehabbed and expanded? This Forest Glen bungalow has been extensively rehabbed, remodeled, and expanded, and is seeking $719,000.
Victorian School Becomes Ultimate London Loft in Charming Renovation
It also looks like a good place for the ultimate game of hide-and-seek
- From Curbed SF
6 San Francisco Fixer-Uppers on the Market, Mapped
Check out these Grey Gardens waiting to go glam
What's the Price of This Rehabbed Fairmount Home?
PriceSpotter is Curbed's asking price guessing game. We provide you with some details and pictures from a listing, and you take a crack at the price in the poll. Tomorrow we reveal the answer. And hey, no cheating!