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Rezoned and repurposed: Seattle church now a home & meeting place

This 1907 church in Seattle is known as "The Big House in Ballard". It has been creatively converted to a private residence, while also preserving large public spaces that serve as meeting places for local art and music events. Currently listed on the market for $789,000, this building features 6 bedrooms,...

Rezoned and Repurposed: Early 20th Century carriage house now a home

This historic carriage house has been converted into a cool, contemporary loft-like space while still preserving some amazing vintage details. This gorgeous conversion is located in the Spring Garden Historic District in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently on the market for $1,690,000, this home had 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, but no mention of square footage....

Amazing Denver mid-century house!

I thought it was time for another Denver, Colorado mid-century modern home... Look at this beauty! This stunning ranch-style home was recently sold. It is another remodeled mid-century house in the hip Krisana Park neighborhood of Denver. It is similar to the one I featured here, but not quite as colorful... This house has a decidedly more earthy feel,...

A shipping container house for sale in Victoria B.C.

Houses made from shipping containers are the newest green home fad to take hold. They are touted as a way to create domestic and commercial space in a manner that is affordable, eco-friendly, efficient and flexible. I'm a fan of anything repurposed into a home because I find it ingenious and also visually stimulating. However......

Denver mid-century FABULOUS!

Wow. I am insanely excited to display this mid-century modern home located in the hip Krisana neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. This creative cornucopia of color just went under contract and I am hoping that the new owners don't change a thing! Talk about open concept living! Each area is so open and spacious, yet...

Crazy Toronto house on stilts

A friend of mine from Toronto alerted me to the pending sale of the infamous "stilt-house" in Toronto, Ontario (thanks Margaret)! This wicked house is located right near where I used to live in the east-side Toronto Beaches neighborhood. I posted last week about a house on stilts in Evergreen, Colorado, but this...

7 Design Lessons to Learn From This Awesome Roof Deck In Chicago A Rooftop with a Difference!

The well-designed rooftop in Chicago is the talk of the town mainly because of its unique design and sophisticated maintenance. The roof deck designed by dSpace studio in Lincoln Park, Chicago is a beautiful example of elegance and yet a dramatic look. One can rewind time...