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We’ve admired our fair share of shipping container hotels, from this simple surfer retreat to this more elaborately decorated number in Vietnam. But when it comes to luxury, this portable, pop-up shipping-container-hotel-room has got ‘em all beat. Designed by the Australian design firm Contained, the structure is made of a 20-foot shipping container that’s beed heavily modified with a pop-out windowed bedroom, a…

Rosie O’Donnell and her apartment at 255 East 49th Street (credit: ABC and Stribling) Rosie O’Donnell, the comedian and chief antagonizer of Donald Trump, has just shelled out $8 million for a triplex penthouse at 255 East 49th Street, as 6sqft first reported. Here’s hoping it inspires another poem. (credit: Stribling) Though we can’t say definitively, from…

For the past sixteen years, Thomas Roszak and his family have lived in a glass home of his own design. A Chicago, Illinois-based architect, Roszak built his house in the city’s suburbs, siting it on an acre of land surrounded by maples, oaks and honey locusts to protect its residents from prying eyes and the…

  ‘MURNAU – LANDSCHAFT MIT GRÜNEM HAUS’ from 1909 represents the height of Wassily Kandinsky’s expressionist moment, shortly before the artist abandoned figuration entirely and brought full abstraction into the 20th century. This work reveals Kandinsky’s fascination with color and its power. It was acquired by the family of the present owner nearly a century ago and has…

Donald Trump and Chateau Des Palmiers One of President Donald Trump’s prized estates has quietly hit the market on the Caribbean island of St. Martin. In 2013, Trump purchased what he described as “one of the greatest mansions in the world” for an undisclosed amount. However, we do know that at the time the house, dubbed…

Orlando Bloom and his new pad (credit: wikimedia, 1106northhillcrest.com) British actor and naked-paddle-boarder Orlando Bloom has just dropped $7 million on a modern, minimalist mini-manse in Beverly Hills’ Trousdale Estates area. Designed by Mexican architect Miguel Angel Aragonés, the 4,009-square-foot spread comes with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Its open-plan living area includes a comfy-looking sunken conversation pit, a dining room, a…

433 East 82nd Street and Harper Lee and President George W. Bush at the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony on November 5, 2007. White House (photo by Eric Draper) via Wikipedia. New York City has always been a writer’s town. It would be nearly impossible to create a complete list of the famous and beloved…

The West Village townhouse at 23 Cornelia Street that Taylor Swift rented while renovations were being done on her Tribeca apartment has just hit the market asking $24.5 million, per StreetEasy records. Angelina Jolie and the mansion on De Mille Drive (credit: Hilton & Hyland, Foreign and Commonwealth Office via Wikimedia) Is Angelina Jolie jumping on…

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