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The Underground Apartment Market

The Underground Apartment Market

Stefano Ukmar for The New York Times

A Guide Who Knows the Turf

A Guide Who Knows the Turf

Tama Robertson, a real estate broker, learned about housing discrimination firsthand when she and her wife were apartment hunting.

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

The 35,500-square-foot home of Ziad Ghandour was supposed to cost $13 million and take two years to complete. Instead, the bill came to $20 million and the project took five years.

Buying Art Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating: Yes, There’s an App

Buying Art Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating: Yes, There’s an App

Using the Houzz app, shoppers can virtually hang true-to-scale paintings, mirrors and other wall décor in their homes.

Behind the Curved Glass of New York’s Residential Towers

Behind the Curved Glass of New York’s Residential Towers

Daniele Petroni, the project manager for the facade of 50 West Street, in one of the building's model apartments.

A Blue Bottle Coffee House

A Blue Bottle Coffee House

Matthew Millman for The New York Times

Veterans Need Not Apply

Veterans Need Not Apply

Alex Donahue, a United States Air Force veteran, had trouble finding an apartment in New York because landlords would not recognize his military housing allowance.

House Hunting in … Germany

House Hunting in … Germany

Andreas Meichsner for The New York Times

House Hunting in … Mexico

House Hunting in … Mexico

Adrian Wilson for The New York Times

This Old House Is a Chore

This Old House Is a Chore

Brad Dickson for The New York Times

House Hunting in … Nova Scotia

House Hunting in … Nova Scotia

Brady McCloskey for The New York Times

The How-on-Earth Garden

The How-on-Earth Garden

David Kelly on the rooftop terrace he designed and planted for a $22.5 million duplex apartment in TriBeCa. Among the concepts: The trees look as if they were growing from the earth. Twenty tons of soil helped make that possible.


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