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House of the Week: J.P. Morgan's Great Lodge in the Adirondacks

The famous financier took this property, Camp Uncas, as collateral and made it into a family retreat. Later, he sold it to a member of the Vanderbilt family.


House of the Week: Mountain Retreat With International Flair

The owner and developer of this home outside Telluride infused his love of travel into the home, importing a pre-Civil War barn, a Bhutanese bridge and a door from ancient India.

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House of the Week: 150 Square Feet on Wheels

Derin Williams was inspired to build homes the size of some people’s closets.

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House of the Week: All Aboard This '80s Retreat on Private Island

This sleek lakefront Michigan retreat is on its own private island and has a miniature railroad and Greco-Roman lion statues on the terrace.


House of the Week: Spanish Dream Home on California's Riviera

The owner of this estate took her architect on a 10-day trip to Spain before he designed this view home in the Pacific Palisades.


House of the Week: Loft on the Beach

This remodeled condo on the beach uses repurposed blue jeans for insulation and reclaimed wood for furniture and walls.

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House of the Week: X-Shaped Mansion

The builders of this X-shaped house wanted to take advantage of the views from every angle and built four houses stuck together, with a big indoor swimming pool in the middle.


House of the Week: Beached Florida Keys Houseboat

This historic houseboat washed ashore during a 1960 hurricane and has been used ever since as an oceanside guesthouse.

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House of the Week: Meg Ryan's Quintessential Victorian

Meg Ryan and then-husband Dennis Quaid lived in this historic Queen Anne-style San Francisco home in the 1990s. The impeccably cared-for three-story home has views from every floor.

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House of the Week: All That Europe Has to Offer

Natalie Glosman designed this majestic home to display her vast collection of antique furniture.

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House of the Week: Architectural Art on the Beach

This Carlos Zapata-designed home sits on the historic site of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s winter home. The ultramodern retreat is for sale for $12.9 million.


House of the Week: Views From Every Room

This oceanview estate was designed to curve along with the bluff it was built into at Corona del Mar.


House of the Week: Restored Rice Plantation on 1,000 Acres

Former South Carolina Gov. Robert F. Allston produced rice at this plantation before the Civil War. After his death, his 31-year-old widowed daughter managed it, recording her experience in a book.

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House of the Week: 'Murder House,' as Seen on TV

This Los Angeles landmark is a popular set for scary movies and television shows, but the owners have had less luck selling it. Now it’s back on the market for $5 million.

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House of the Week: Chic European Spec House

The builders of this large, sleek home in Holmby Hills are now looking for a buyer.

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