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We’re besotted with this quirky little potting shop in New York City. Known for a gigantic range of planters and a knack for ‘potting design,’ The Sill has become something of a sensation among New York’s window and balcony gardeners. One of their specialties are teensy-tiny potted succulents that can fit onto even the smallest of window sills. See examples of their work below, and you can find them on Instagram as well.
The real estate market just blew up across the country with gorgeous mid-century modern homes by some the best architects of the 20th century. Take a look at this buffet of modern delights and perhaps you’ll find a little something for yourself!
This incredible 3,800-square-foot masterpiece was inspired by a MoMa Showcase home that was originally commissioned by Phillip Johnson himself. It has a few Breuer trademarks, like the delightful butterfly roof and ‘bi-nuclear’ family-friendly layout.
Known as the Nordlinger House #1, the 1948 residence features cantilevered balconies and a redwood exterior. The 2,950-square-foot house devotes its entire second story to the master bedroom and its wraparound balcony; the remaining two bedrooms, a maid’s quarters, the centrally-placed kitchen, and an amazing brick fireplace are all on the first level.
This spectacular country estate by Jules Gregory was voted one of the 10 best houses in America by Architectural Record in 1960. The 11-acre wooded property features a main house with a stunning undulating conoid roof and 4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, along with a guest house that contains one bed/bath and a kitchenette.
They say it’s all about location, and this utterly-perfect 1967 restoration is dirt cheap by SoCal standards. Thanks to the glass walls surrounding the courtyard of the dwelling, you can peer from the entryway all the way through the wall of glass in back, out onto the fairway of the Urbana Country Club’s 18-hole golf course. Let’s all just gaze at it and sigh, since most of us don’t live within 1,000 miles of Illinois.
This lovely mix of hardwood and rock textures was designed in 1959 by none other than Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, starchitect Lloyd Wright. The 2,100-square-foot De Jonghe Residence offers two bedrooms, beamed ceilings, a wealth of enormous windows, and two impressive fireplaces that appear to have been chiseled out of a preexisting rock face.