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Listing for Robert E. Lee’s Virginia home omits his name

 The childhood home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is on the market, but you wouldn’t know it if...

Listing for Robert E. Lee’s Virginia home omits his name
The Hamptons Cheat Sheet

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Shoe mogul seeks perfect fit for Bridgehampton equestrian estate, Bethenny Frankel buys Morning Glory House … & more

Here’s the story at Morning Glory: Bethenny Frankel buys second Bridgehampton home Reality star Bethenny Frankel has bought a former bed-and-breakfast in Bridgehampton known...

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Shoe mogul seeks perfect fit for Bridgehampton equestrian estate, Bethenny Frankel buys Morning Glory House … & more
A Sears' kit home, named Alhambra, listed in Milford, MA, back; Sears' catalog listing for Alhambra including floor plans and a drawing of the exterior, front overlays. (Zillow, back; Sears Modern Homes, front overlays)
Weekend Edition

Vintage home prices are booming

What’s old is new again, real estate agents are discovering as buyers lay down millions in order to own vintage houses known as kit homes. Before these homes became sought-after relics, they were built...

Vintage home prices are booming
Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M

Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M

Merrywood, the famed Georgian-style mansion outside Washington, D.C. where Jackie Kennedy Onassis lived as a child, has hit the...

Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M
Villa Lewaro (credit: David Bohl for Historic New England)
Weekend Edition

Madam Walker’s Irvington mansion hits the market

It’s a fascinating and unfortunately obscure fact the America’s first self-made millionaire was an African American woman. Madam Walker made...

Madam Walker’s Irvington mansion hits the market

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