11
Dec 17

A Compact & Chic Classic Railroad Apartment in NYC — House Tour

Name: Monica Dyer
Location: West Village, New York
Size: 600 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, rented

Monica and her husband have lived in this apartment in New York for about three years and have transformed it into a perfect compact and chic city home. It’s light-filled and lovely, designed with a fresh outlook and plenty of savvy. They’ve gone with a warm neutral color palette, a personal, updated take on traditional decor and have utilized really simple yet smart design solutions throughout to truly make the most of a challenging layout.

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28
Nov 17

Did Keith Urban Buy This $39M NYC Townhouse for Nicole Kidman?

Earlier this month, we reported that an Upper East Side townhouse where Michael Jackson once lived had hit the market for a pop royalty sized price tag of $39 million. If the rumors are true, this pedigreed pad has some new owners—Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman.

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25
Nov 17

Illustrators Share a Small, Art-Filled Queens Apartment — House Tour

Name: Siobhán Gallagher & John F. Malta
Location: Ridgewood, New York
Size: 520 square foot
Years Lived In: Siobhan: 3 years, John: 1 year, renting

Imagine: world’s cutest couple of professional illustrators living together in a gallery-like home filled with their friends’ magnificent art! Siobhán Gallagher, senior designer at Abrams Books and author of IN A DAZE WORK, and John F. Malta, visual artist, professor, and published author himself, are each other’s biggest fans. Together, the pen-and-paper-wielding duo reside in a cozy — albeit high-walled — two-bedroom in Queens, NY.

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14
Nov 17

This Mostly Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright "Mushroom" House Is For Sale

The legendary Frank Lloyd Wright designed some unique properties in his day, but we’ve never seen one quite like this. Needless to say, the starchitect proved he was a fun guy with this mushroom-esque structure, now for sale for $1.5 million.

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14
Nov 17

The Bohemian Brooklyn Sanctuary of mindbodygreen's Founders — House Tour

Name: Jason and Colleen Wachob, of mindbodygreen
Location: Dumbo — Brooklyn, New York
Size: 1,751 square feet
Years lived in: 8 months, owned

After back injuries left him in excruciating pain in 2009, Jason Wachob began his yoga practice…and was encouraged by the positive, powerful, life-improving effects. This change sparked an interest in living a more balanced, holistic lifestyle. “It was a real awakening for me,” he confesses. He founded the wellness website mindbodygreen later that year. Considering the huge audiences mindbodygreen reaches online and on social, it’s clear their message has resonated.

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13
Nov 17

An "Urban Cottage" Studio in Hell's Kitchen — House Tour

Name: Amelia Nicholas
Location: Hell’s Kitchen, New York City
Size: 490 square feet
Years lived in: Renting 3 years

This small studio apartment in Hell’s Kitchen might look familiar…we toured it recently in its “non-holiday” state. Simultaneously moody and soothing, Amelia’s talents for interior design and entertaining are apparent — and we had to visit her again to see how her small home looks for the holidays! Just the right amount of decor, a modern yet festive color palette and a warm and welcoming vibe…you can see why Amelia’s friends describe her home as a “warm hug!”

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10
Nov 17

This American Condo: Buy Ira Glass's Chelsea Apartment for $1.75M

Eminent radio personality Ira Glass is on the move. The This American Life host has listed his Chelsea condo for a cool $1.75 million.

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09
Nov 17

Two Creative Friends Share a Sunny, Soothing Brooklyn Walk-Up — House Tour

Name: Mecca Williams and Ashley Isokpehi
Location: Bed-Stuy — Brooklyn, New York
Size: 950 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, renting

Longtime friends Mecca and Ashley planned on living together well before Ashley moved to New York. After a long and tedious search, they found a perfect sun-filled spot in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The two creatives worked hard to develop an aesthetic that blends their tastes. The style destination they arrived at is a soothing, plant-filled space that draws inspiration from Nigeria and Jamaica.

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08
Nov 17

Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms Are Back To Take Over Your Instagram Feed

One thing we love about Instagram is the rise in popularity of art installations—a little more art appreciation is always a good thing in our book, even if you’re doing it for the ‘gram. And we have exciting news for New Yorkers: Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms are back, along with even more works from the 88 year old artist.

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01
Nov 17

Taylor Swift Just Bought the $18M Tribeca Townhouse Next Door

Taylor Swift has embraced the New York state of mind so completely, and so broadly through real estate investments, that some pop culture writers have started referring to her downtown Manhattan ‘hood as “Taybeca.”

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