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Empire State of Modern: 7 Upstate New York Houses

Where does Upstate New York begin? Ask a New York City dweller and they are likely to tell you that "Upstate" means anything north of the Cross-Westchester Expressway. Wherever its southern boundary lies, there is plenty of Upstate New York to go around and, as it turns out, plenty of noteworthy residential architecture, too. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some of our favorite Empire State houses.
December 11, 2013
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5 Daring Hillside Homes

Clinging to their precarious sloping lots, these houses rise to challenging building sites.
December 11, 2013
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Reading List: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes

Photographer Chris Mottalini pays homage to Paul Rudolph's architectural legacy by documenting his almost-demolished homes—and reminding us what we can't get back.
December 11, 2013
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7 Modern Homes Decorated with Ivy

Ivy-covered houses conjure romantic thoughts of English cottages and times of yore but modern homes can benefit from a little lush greenery decoration too. Here, we take a look at seven modern houses with a touch of ivy.
December 10, 2013
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A Modern Park Pavilion Rises in Dallas

In a modest park on the western edge of Dallas, a modern picnic pavilion is a gathering point.
December 10, 2013
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7 City Lofts We Love

We take a journey from San Diego to Brooklyn to Warsaw and beyond to check out the myriad ways to rework a loft space.
December 9, 2013
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10 Modern Rear Facades

While curb appeal may get all the fan fair we think great architecture deserves kudos from all angles. Here, we've gathered 10 homes from the Dwell archives that pay as much attention to the design of back as the front.
December 9, 2013
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Massachusetts Modern: 8 Striking Spaces in the Bay State

Massachusetts has a long and storied history of progressivism, one that is reflected in these groundbreaking designs from Dwell's archives.
December 9, 2013
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5 Unique Tokyo-Based Architects

Tokyo, Japan is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world with a rich cultural history in art and design. Working with small spaces and incorporating traditional and modern aesthetic, these Tokyo architects are successful at balancing eccentricity with practicality.
December 8, 2013
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