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12 Driveway Ideas to Transform Your Home’s Exterior

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After months of planning, house hunting, and endless emails to your very patient realtor, you’ve finally found the house of your dreams — but the driveway is showing every crack and oil spill from the previous owners, and maybe even the owners before them. Your home’s exterior is the first thing your family, friends, (and the pizza delivery guys) see when they stop by for a visit. Along with some DIY landscaping and personalizing your home’s entryway, updating your driveway can take your home’s exterior to the next level, and make it feel more welcoming to your guests. Check out...

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New lobby renderings revealed for Phillip Johnson’s 550 Madison Avenue

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All renderings courtesy of Gensler It’s been two years since developers unveiled their plans for a $300 million renovation of 550 Madison Avenue, helmed by architecture firm Snøhetta. Built in 1984 to the designs of Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the 647-foot building was the world’s first postmodern skyscraper. After several revisions, the renovation plans were approved by the LPC in February, and now, developer the Olayan Group has revealed the first renderings of the lobby. Most notably, the interior designs respect the 110-foot arched entryway and vaulted ceilings and add a window overlooking the proposed new public garden in the rear arcade. All renderings...

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California Style, Epitomized: An Airy Lakeside House Redone by Jenni Kayne

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When it comes to laid-back, California-cool design, Jenni Kayne is the undisputed It girl. So when Fan spotted, on Instagram, a white-washed cabin on the shores of California’s Lake Arrowhead that was recently re-done by Jenni and her team, we took note—and asked Jenni herself for the inside scoop. “We fell in love with the cozy serenity of Lake Arrowhead from our first visit, and more specifically, with this home,” Jenni told us. “Nearly every room has a view of the lake, with endless potential and opportunity to create something special to enhance its natural environment.” Plus, the cabin wasn’t far...

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12 Driveway Ideas to Transform Your Home’s Exterior

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After months of planning, house hunting, and endless emails to your very patient realtor, you’ve finally found the house of your dreams — but the driveway is showing every crack and oil spill from the previous owners, and maybe even the owners before them. Your home’s exterior is the first thing your family, friends, (and the pizza delivery guys) see when they stop by for a visit. Along with some DIY landscaping and personalizing your home’s entryway, updating your driveway can take your home’s exterior to the next level, and make it feel more welcoming to your guests. Check out...

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New lobby renderings revealed for Phillip Johnson’s 550 Madison Avenue

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All renderings courtesy of Gensler It’s been two years since developers unveiled their plans for a $300 million renovation of 550 Madison Avenue, helmed by architecture firm Snøhetta. Built in 1984 to the designs of Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the 647-foot building was the world’s first postmodern skyscraper. After several revisions, the renovation plans were approved by the LPC in February, and now, developer the Olayan Group has revealed the first renderings of the lobby. Most notably, the interior designs respect the 110-foot arched entryway and vaulted ceilings and add a window overlooking the proposed new public garden in the rear arcade. All renderings...

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