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Judge OKs Blocking Iconic NYC Views

The Brooklyn Bridge Park offers great views of the Brooklyn Bridge. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Last week, organizers in New York lost their battle to save iconic views of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

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Houzz Tour: A Touch of Scandi Style in a Hamburg Home (13 photos)

This period property in Hamburg, Germany, wows visitors with its elaborate stucco moldings, floorboards, folding doors and bright rooms. Interiors blogger and freelance journalist Stefanie Luxat has created this home for her family as a place to find r...

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Houzz Flip: 95 Deskscape Dazzlers (95 photos)

A home office or simply a desk in the corner of a room can be a place of solitude, creativity and occasionally frustration. It’s also a great place to display your personality and sense of style. Here’s a collection of…

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The (Baby Steps) Guide to Bold Upholstery (13 photos)

Solid white, beige or gray upholstery feeling a bit tired? Dip your toe into the world of colorful, patterned upholstery — or dive in — with this mini-guide to a dozen styles. As we work our way from the options…

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Dublin City Council Poised to Ban Cars in City Center

Central Dublin (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)

When most cities announce they want to increase the number of people taking transit and biking and walking, they tend to do so with little action or funding to actually accomplish that goal.…

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Dublin City Council Poised to Ban Cars in City Center

Central Dublin (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)

When most cities announce they want to increase the number of people taking transit and biking and walking, they tend to do so with little action or funding to actually accomplish that goal.…

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Dream Spaces: 10 Secluded Garden Nooks (10 photos)

Anyone who’s spent long hours working in the garden knows the pleasure that comes from a job well done. And there’s no better vantage point than a garden nook: a small, secluded spot in which to relax and enjoy the…

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10 Things I Learned & Loved This Weekend (In Paris!)

1. Having this view from my Air BnB apartment on this weekend’s shoot in Paris was something special!2. Spotted some Greek blue style doors in the city on Sunday morning.3. I mean, it doesn’t get much more charming than this,…

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New York Architecture Diary launches

For the past 10 years, the London Architecture Diary has become the go-to place to find out about all the architecture-related talks, walks, exhibitions, tours and film screenings taking…

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Curated diary – Sean Scully

Blueprint

1. Velázquez
Grand Palais, Paris
Until 13 July

Diego Velázquez is one of the most important figures in the history of art, and his work has influenced artists…

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Review – All of This Belongs to You, V&A

When the civil servant Sir Henry Cole helped to set up the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1857, he embedded some pretty radical ideas within its ethos. Hot on the success of…

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