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An El Portal House With Four Buddhist Stupas Out Back Is On The Market for $1.5 Million

The cheesy, cheesy, cheesy listing description notwithstanding ("Eat, Pray, Love in El Portal on the Little River," really?), this four-bedroom house on Miami's Little River in El Portal, is an interesting little number.

Med Revival on Miami Beach With Fab Interiors Lists for $4.4M

It's a sign of just how obscene the Miami real estate market is, when a nice but ultimately not particularly outstanding Mediterranean Revival number on Miami Beach attempts to get over four times the price it sold for 11 years ago.

A Deep Dive Into the Renderings, Floor Plans, and Details of The Solar-Powered Residences at 1428 Brickell

The Residences at 1428 Brickell were officially unveiled last week by development firm Ytech with a bunch of generally similar posts dropping on various real estate and business news outlets around South Florida, based on a press release emailed to everyone by the developer's public relations team slightly earlier that day, just like countless unveilings have done before.

Robert Rivani, Who Bought The Retail Space at Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum, Has a “Game Of Thrones” Themed House

A few days ago, the Wall Street Journal published a tour of real estate investor Robert Rivani's Beverly Hills Home, a place inspired by a curious mashup of Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and Alice in Wonderland.

A Close Look at Stuart Miller’s Mindblowing Star Island Compound, Which Just Won Planning Approval

Last week, the Miami Beach Design Review Board approved Stuart Miller's latest Star Island mega-mansion, a gigantic mashup of a Bond villain lair, the Batcave, a Balinese resort, and even the faint whiff of a brutalist office building thrown for sheer shock and awe.

Max Strang Creates A Tropical Modernist Miami Home With Bold Brazilian Influences

Known for modernist designs rooted in the subtropicality of South Florida, one of architect Max Strang's most recent works was recently featured in the pages of Interior Design Magazine.

Charles Sieger’s Notoriously Ugly Modern Castle In The Redlands Is On The Market Again

One of the most bizarrely unsettling homes in Miami, a massive castle designed to look very much like a brutalist middle school where capital punishment is still used to keep the students militantly in line, is back on the market for just under $20 million. For the last three months Chateau Artisan, as it is known, has been back out there as a live listing on the MLS for the first time since 2014. Located at 25791 SW 167th Ave, in Homestead, the home was "built to resemble a modern French Chateau" by architect Charles Sieger, who designed it for himself.

For $16M, This Bunker-Like Miami Beach Mansion Could Probably Survive the Apocalypse

Completed in 2021, this Hibiscus Island Miami Beach new-build is a 6,746-square-foot big box store of a house that, in the age of Covid, looks like it was built to survive anything.

Whimsical Selfie-Ready Seating Capsule Sculptures Coming To The Design District This Fall

Debuting in November, in time for this year's incarnation of Art Basel Miami Beach, the Design District is getting a set of "larger-than-life seating capsules with colorful, shaggy surfaces," a floating dome that looks like a disco ball, and "brightly hued wind chimes, hundreds of which will be hung like melody making ornaments," all by Miami-based architect Germane Barnes.

Shorty’s Barbecue, A Miami Institution, Will Be Built Over by Two Giant Towers

Welp, the legendary Shorty's Barbecue, which has occupied its prime location on US-1 for 70 years, adjacent to the Dadeland South Metrorail Station, is being replaced by two gigantic transit-oriented towers.