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An aerial view of Charlotte, North Carolina, a city that has seen recent economic growth.

These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses

There are many, unexpected places around the US that are rapidly emerging as new economic centers, according to a recent report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
An artistic rendering of a Dweller home.

A startup is building $125,000 backyard ‘granny flats’ that can be constructed in less than a month

A new Portland, Oregon-based startup, called Dweller, designs and builds affordable tiny homes that reside in backyards. The idea is that aging parents can have independence and the option to live near their adult children.
Slavic Village Rediscovered restored this foreclosed home in Cleveland, Ohio.

Before-and-after photos show Cleveland’s abandoned homes that now sell for less than $90,000

Following the 2007 economic downturn, hundreds of homes in the Slavic Village neighborhood of Cleveland foreclosed and went abandoned. One company is now striving to rehabilitate the neighborhood and offer affordable housing for residents hit by the recession.

Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift ...

In Amazon's Seattle neighborhood, the company's growth has contributed to a doubling of the apartment stock, The Seattle Times reports. To entice renters, many landlords are offering freebies like Amazon Echos, gift cards, and one month of rent.

American highways are so expensive that cities are tearing them down — here’s what they’re turning into

An increasing number of cities around the US are choosing to tear down or transform parts of their dilapidated interstates, rather than repair them, and turning them into parks, boulevards, and housing.

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here’s what it’s like

Many New Yorkers and tourists alike probably have never been to City Island.
Farm life isn't what it used to be.

Millennials are abandoning the suburbs for a new kind of neighborhood — see inside

So-called agrihoods combine the amenities of a rural farm with the convenience of a modern, metropolitan neighborhood.
Central Park acts as a front yard for residents of 59th Street.

Take a tour of New York’s most expensive neighborhood for renters, where the apartments cost $6,500 a month

According to StreetEasy data, the median asking rent in Central Park South is $6,500 a month, making it New York City's most expensive.
A view of DUMBO, Brooklyn, as seen from One World Trade Center in New York City.

The most expensive New York City neighborhoods, according to PropertyShark

PropertyShark ranked New York’s most expensive neighborhoods for Q3 of 2017. In Flatiron, the median home sale price is $4.4 million, a 220% increase from 2016.

Rich millennials are shunning the golf communities of their parents for these elite new neighborhoods

A new type of neighborhood known as an "agrihood" — short for agricultural neighborhood — marries idyllic settings in nature with resort amenities.