This article highlights a study from the University of Utah that states that areas of higher population density typically have residents who maintain a healthier weight. This is due to the walkability and pedestrian friendly design of their neighborhood.
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You have until July 4th to submit your home to This Old House for consideration as the next TV house project to start filming in August and to air early 2009. The TV crew is hoping to find a dynamic family with a great old house in need of help, […]
We’re pleased to announce a promotion with our favorite hardware store in New York city, Garber Hardware. Sign-up for our monthly newsletter of remodeling techniques, tips, and tools and you’ll receive a coupon to be used for 10% off in-store purchases at Garber Hardware as well as be entered into […]
We checked out BKLYN DESIGNS 2008 this weekend held in various locations throughout the vastly changing DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. The exhibitors on display were top-notch and really showed the best of Brooklyn. It’s safe to say that the furniture craftsman in Brooklyn rival those of any in the world.
“The best way to light a home is God’s way.” –Frank Lloyd Wright As a pioneer in modern day architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright was also a proponent for day-lighting a home which consists of maximizing natural light through roof windows and skylights. Contemporary architects are pushing the window size into […]
We picked up these beakers from Build It Green! NYC this weekend. They provide us with an interesting alternative to the typical glass vase’s that we have and we created a set with the different sizes.
Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House will be selling by auction on May 13th, 2008 through Christie’s Realty in New York. It’s estimated to sell for $15-$25 million. This home is gorgeous and an inspiration to hundreds of architects and lovers of mid-century modern homes. We wish the same energies and focus […]
Growing up far from the buildings I’m surrounded by now, I’ve always been fascinated by these structures that seem to touch the sky and can make you dizzy just by looking up at them. The canyon these highrises create in mid-town Manhattan is spectacular and a I recommend all visitors […]
Apartment Therapy cued us into the sale of Jennifer Bartlett’s 5 bedroom and 5 bath home/studio across the street from our offices in New York’s West Village. We’ve always found the building a bit drab from the outside considering it’s next door to the West Village’s oldest building (1820’s Federal […]
If someone can flip $100k into $150k why not $8.3m to $30m. Only in NYC.
We’ve got some precious outdoor space that consists of a landing and a small balcony that serves as the entrance to our 2nd floor apartment. We get about 2-3 hours of direct sunlight in the summer and maybe 1/2 hour in the winter and there is barely enough room to […]
Courtesy of the Manhattan Users Guide, we’ve got a new bookmark that I’m sure many non-New Yorkers may find interesting. The City Cook is focused on urbanites who are otherwise too busy or counter space impaired to cook a meal at home. We understand this plight and realize that as […]
Last night we attended our first “green” party in celebration of Domino’s Green March issue. It was a dreary evening in NYC but the turnout was great. The event was held in a stark open studio space with the focus on two large shelves of earth-friendly products, not to mention […]