11 Homes With Gorgeous Double Height Spaces [Arch Daily] Double-height ceilings look nice, but you can’t actually use that space. We should be using that room on extra-low floors. (I apologize for that dad joke.)
This Gutted LeDroit Mansion Could Be Yours for $1.6 Million [Curbed DC] I have yet to see a “fixer upper” that I wouldn’t just live in as-is. I actually kind of like the idea of squatting in a gutted Ledroit mansion, reading by candlelight and huddling around a burning trash barrel for heat.
This Tiny Cottage Is For Sale In the Country’s Hottest Market [Coastal Living] One of the effects of living in DC is that real estate prices in other places will never ever shock you. When Seattleites complain about a $400K cottage, I just want to smile and pat them on the head like a small child.
A Driverless Future Could Threaten the Laws of Real Estate [Bloomberg] I guess it’s true that if “location, location, location” is no longer a consideration, then all bets are off. Also, “hmph, I don’t auto-commute” is going to be the new “hmph, I don’t even OWN a television.” I can’t wait to be even more unbearable.
Why Has This Vacant Lot Atop the Waterfront Metro Waited So Long for Offices? [Greater Greater Washington] If we’re trying to keep our Millennials, we should just turn Waterfront into a beach.