Title: WSJ.com: Real Estate
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Hidden Nooks in Old Chicago
To the owners' delight, a former office space in the basement of this 1899 mansion revealed a brick, barrel-vaulted ceiling for the wine cellar.
A Panda, an Orb and Farrah's Footprints
New York art curator Doreen Remen tears through walls and windows to get her artwork into the right spaces in her apartment.
Leroy Schecter's Florida Home Sells for $28 Million
The steel-manufacturing magnate's Indian Creek home had been on the market for several years.
Hogs or Condos?
A look at how the commodities markets for hogs, crude oil, coffee and gold have performed when compared to returns on an investment in a New York City condo.
Sunset Park Is Hefty Bet for Investors
The city and private developers are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to create a thriving industrial area on the Sunset Park waterfront, a throwback to the days when workers streamed into factories that lined Brooklyn's shores.
A Realty Brotherhood Constructed in the Bronx
Mario and Billy Procida grew up in the construction business and as young men in the 1980s and early 1990s played a role in developing affordable housing in the Bronx and working-class neighborhoods in other boroughs.
J.P. Morgan's 'Camp' Is for Sale
The financier's longtime Adirondack retreat hits the market for $3.25 million.
Jerry Leiber's House Hits the Market
The songwriting legend's home in Venice, Calif., is listed for $10.85 million.
Director Ron Howard Sells Lakeside House for $27.5 Million
Director Ron Howard has sold his home in Armonk, N.Y., for the asking price of $27.5 million.
A Jackson Hole Ranch, Now More than 50% Off---for $48.7 Million
The Walton Ranch, once priced at $100 million, has been deeply discounted and is now available for $48.7 million.
Zillow in Talks to Buy Rival Trulia
Zillow is in advanced talks to buy rival online real-estate information service Trulia, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could give their fast-growing websites more power.
After the Blacklist, a Red House
Finally free from a Hollywood ban, actress Lee Grant moves into twin Cape Cods in Malibu and learns to relax again.
Luxury Barcelona Beach Penthouse
This two-bedroom penthouse apartment, high on its 25th floor, in Barcelona, Spain, is found in the Illa del Mar area of the city.
Nine Reasons to Love Your Mortgage
It's a big debt, but there's an upside to it, writes Jonathan Clements.
Home Buyers Bullish on Istanbul
Luxury-home buyers are pouring into Istanbul from the Middle East and Europe, attracted by the city's rising yet comparatively affordable prices, and by Turkey's relative stability compared with neighbors.
Northern Exposure: Montreal Retreats
For those looking for a slightly cooler change of pace for summer, three homes with views of the city.
Antonio Cruz's Cool, Collected Home
The Seville home of architect Antonio Cruz is a Modernist's dream, 20 years in the making.
A Bouquet Inspired by a Joan Mitchell Canvas
In a loose arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor recreates the feeling of a poetically chaotic canvas by the abstract expressionist painter.
Decorating Fabrics Inspired by Matisse
With a major show of Henri Matisse's cut-outs opening stateside this fall, designers are busily creating patterns inspired by the textile-obsessed painter's art.
Condo Builders Fuel Land Rush in Miami
Cash-paying buyers from abroad are moving to snap up what remains of the city's dwindling supply of prime unbuilt sites, driving values of undeveloped plots to record levels.
Maine Hotel Raises the Bar
From the 15th floor of the new Westin hotel in Portland, Maine, the highest point in the city, the view looks pretty good for a pair of hotel investors who completely remade the nearly century-old property.
Builder Warms Up to History
A funny thing happened to Toll Brothers as the development firm prepared to market its new luxury condominiums on Park Avenue: It discovered the virtues of New York City's historic districts.
A Power Surge in the Rust Belt
General Electric cut a deal with county and city officials to move a number of operations?including human resources and finance?to a new $90 million facility in downtown Cincinnati on the banks of the Ohio River.