Painter Chuck Close Lists His South Beach Condo at the Setai for $4.1 Million

The renowned painter Chuck Close has listed his two bedroom, two bath condo on the 25th floor of the Setai in Miami Beach for $4.1 million. The artist isn’t going anywhere though. He’s just downsizing, and will occupy one of the two other condos he owns in the building, which he currently uses as a studio and guest quarters. Unit 2506 is listed by agent Marjory Dressler

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Coconut Grove Midcentury with Contemporary Subtropical Makeover Wants $3.29M

This two-story, six bedroom, five bath, 5,267 square foot house on the border between Coconut Grove and Coral Gables was built in 1959 but remodeled in 2009 by a “world renowned architect” into the sleek, midcentury-mod-cum-contemporary subtropical courtyard house it is today. Who that architect is, the broker’s description doesn’t say, but it’s on the market for $3.29 million.

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Buy this Absolutely Baroque ‘Palm Beach Regency’ House for $8.75M

I would have liked to save the first Palm Beach Regency house to be featured on the Big Bubble for a perfect time capsule of that architectural style, a gracious flowering of subtropical neoclassicism that was extremely popular in Palm Beach in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s. However, this unrestrained expression of… well… something… makes this house one not to miss.

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You Could Actually Live in This Historic Key West Church, on The Market for $2.599M

One of the things Key West is known for is its large collection of historic ‘conch’ houses that line the streets of the old, seafaring city, but what if you wanted a new island place that was just as historic but really stood out from the crowd? The old Saint Stephen AME Zion Church at 330 Julia Street, which was built in 1900 by freed slaves, has popped on the market for $2.599 million.

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Coral Gables Glass House is a Le Corbusier Dream for $1.78 Million

Listed just over a month ago for $1.78 million, this modernist house in Coral Gables embodies the ‘machine for living,’ minimalist, glass-on-white ethos of high modernism, with a Le Corbusian / Bauhausian aesthetic. Built in 1979, and designed by a “European architect” per the listing, it looks like something that could have just as easily been plucked out of late 1920s Germany.

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Amidst Allegations of MLS Manipulation, The Jills List Two Huge Units at Regalia

The Jills, a star broker duo, is facing serious allegations of manipulating the MLS to inflate their performance, an act which adversely affects everything from home appraisal amounts, mortgages, and market-wide data. It can have far-reaching effects for the entire industry. They’ve blamed an employee, saying they were unaware of it happening, but were removed from the elite Master Brokers Forum anyway.

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Historic Pinetree Drive Circle Estate Wants Twenty Times What it Sold for Twenty Years Ago

The huge house at 6385 Pinetree Drive Circle in Miami Beach, an historic Mediterranean Revival des res, last sold for $19 million in 2016 when Miami’s luxury market was hot hot hot. Since then, things have cooled a bit. Earlier this year, the lavish palazzo was put back on the market for $22.5 million, and hasn’t budged for 210 days. That’s 8 months. Two thirds of a year. You get the picture.

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