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House Hunting in … St. Lucia

House Hunting in … St. Lucia

Kirk Elliott for The New York Times

Simple Home Improvements for the Vision Impaired

Simple Home Improvements for the Vision Impaired

Paula Dertouzos, who was born with congenital glaucoma, lives at Selis Manor in Chelsea and is happy with technological upgrades like a talking thermostat and a new intercom system.

Finding Washington Heights

Finding Washington Heights

Dominque Browning’s building, the Riviera.

A Shoulder for Buildings to Lean On

A Shoulder for Buildings to Lean On

Aine M. Brazil at the south tower of Hudson Yards, which will one day be a 900-foot-tall concrete-frame commercial office building. “I’m finding it fun to be involved in,” she says, “because it’s not just about creating the land beneath a development or the structure of a tower, it’s about creating an entire neighborhood.”

Veterans Need Not Apply

Veterans Need Not Apply

Alex Donahue, a United States Air Force veteran, had trouble finding an apartment in New York because landlords would not recognize his military housing allowance.

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget

The 35,500-square-foot home of Ziad Ghandour was supposed to cost $13 million and take two years to complete. Instead, the bill came to $20 million and the project took five years.

House Hunting in … Costa Rica

House Hunting in … Costa Rica

Brett Gundlock for The New York Times

House Hunting in … Nova Scotia

House Hunting in … Nova Scotia

Brady McCloskey for The New York Times

House Hunting in … Mexico

House Hunting in … Mexico

Adrian Wilson for The New York Times

House Hunting in … Belize

House Hunting in … Belize

Benedict Kim for The New York Times

The New Retirement: Near the Kids

The New Retirement: Near the Kids

Stefano Ukmar for The New York Times

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The Right Backdrop for Art Is Bold. Or Maybe It’s Neutral?

The right color, no matter how intense, focuses attention on the artwork. (A reproduction Goya painting pops against a wall painted in Beau Green from Benjamin Moore.)

When the Landlord Tries to Break Up With You

When the Landlord Tries to Break Up With You

When Eugenia Forteza and Mimi Klipstine lost a roommate, they decided to move from a three-bedroom to a two-bedroom in the same building in Washington Heights.

House Hunting in … Austria

House Hunting in … Austria

Franz Neumayr for The New York Times

New Apartment Tower Will Be One of City’s Biggest

New Apartment Tower Will Be One of City’s Biggest

A rendering of the Max, a rental from TF Cornerstone, at 606 West 57th Street.


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