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How New York City's First Elevator Revolutionized Real Estate

by Jennifer Hunter from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 19, 2018 01:05 AM
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Not far from the Apartment Therapy offices in New York City is the five-story E.V. Haughwout building. It wouldn't be difficult to walk to the top floor, but in 1857, you wouldn't have had to because this is the site of the very first commercial elevator in New York City , manufactured by (who else?) Elisha Otis. Here's how it changed everything. READ MORE »

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The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Living Room Under $100

by Autumn Hachey from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 19, 2018 01:05 AM
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Shelves. They are versatile surfaces that keep your space organized, create visual interest, and show off your favorite decor. There are very few other ways to really amp up your space for such little money. We've gathered up a handful of different shelving looks, along with resources on how to DIY them yourself — all ranging from $10-100. READ MORE »

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This Stunning Arctic Circle Hotel Is Also Energy Positive

by Kenya Foy from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 19, 2018 01:05 AM
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Taking energy efficiency to the next level appears to be the goal of this "energy positive" hotel that's set to be constructed within the Arctic Circle. Design firm Snøhetta teamed up with a few other Norwegian companies to create a vision for the hotel that's energetic output will surpass the resources it consumes over the span of its 60-year lifetime. READ MORE »

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Architect Chris Connell

Mid Century reimagined by Architect Chris Connell

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Feb 19, 2018 01:06 AM
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Architect Chris Connell transformed this 1960’s home into a modern family residence while Keeping a mid century feel. The house is currently on the market... The post Mid Century reimagined by Architect Chris Connell appeared first on .

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​How Bad is It Really to Wear New Clothes Before You Wash Them?

by Shifrah Combiths from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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Wearing new clothes straight from the store — without washing them — probably won't kill you, but it can cause some nasty reactions, and has the potential to pass along some ickiness that maybe you'd rather not know about. Because, frankly, once you do, it might be hard for you to continue your wearing-before-washing ways. READ MORE »

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Big Brother Is Watching Your Cat

by Nora Taylor from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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Things cats love: boxes, sunshine and destroying your privacy online. In an effort to raise awareness as to just how much information we're giving away on the internet, Florida State University professor Owen Mundy put together IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com . READ MORE »

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9 Stores with the Best Decor Sales This Holiday Weekend

by Karen Marsala from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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If you've been in the market for virtually anything home related, you're bound to score an amazing deal—or two—this President's Day weekend. We put our deal-finding goggles on and uncovered some pretty epic sales that may even rival those found on Black Friday. Check out our selections below, and expect to save some major coin! READ MORE »

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10 Reasons Why Menards Has Such a Huge Cult Following

by Sarah Rae Smith from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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Hi, my name is Sarah Smith and I am a ridiculously devoted Menards shopper. Now, please understand: this doesn't just mean that I like the store and shop there often. At this point, I may as well have my own cot in the lumber yard so I can just spend the night and be there when it opens again in the morning. Why you ask? Oh child, you just don't even know, but let me enlighten you. Then maybe you can get a cot too —or wait — bunk beds! Here's why I am such a devoted shopper and why you should be too. READ MORE »

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A New Swedish Fitness Trend Combines Jogging and Picking Up Trash

by Kenya Foy from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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Scandinavians have come up with a pretty awesome way to simultaneously whip the body and the planet into shape with an increasingly popular fitness trend referred to as plogging. A combination of the Swedish verbs for "to jog" and "to pick," plogging is a cardio-boosting combo of jogging and picking up litter. READ MORE »

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Small Bedroom Ideas: 5 Smart Ways to Get More Storage In Your Sleep Space

by Adrienne Breaux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Feb 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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We're big advocates of doing more with less stuff, constantly encouraging you to declutter and pare down. Well, that's great, unless you need the stuff! If you have a tiny bedroom and you've pared down as much as you can, you might need to makeover your storage so you can fit not just more stuff, but fit stuff more comfortably. Here are five smart ways to fit more storage in your bedroom without making it feel too cramped. READ MORE »

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