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Become Sherlock’s Watson in Marylebone Penthouse in London

By Jon Anderson / March 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

There’s nothing seemingly historic about this duplex penthouse on the 13th and 14th floors of Marathon House, a modern-ish high-rise in London (Map). Thankfully for someone who loves big views, modern buildings are not the issue in London that it can be in Paris where old almost always beats new. For those not familiar with Marylebone […]

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Renting Parisian Dreams is Sometimes the Safer Bet

By Jon Anderson / March 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Living in Paris is a dream for many people, but a dream financially unattainable.  It may also be that the vagaries of foreign property ownership and the added wrinkle of currency fluctuations are simply not for you.  I mean, while a property may appreciate, if the currency tumbles, appreciation can quickly turn to loss.  For […]

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Iconic Midcentury Modern Mayrath House Faces Tragic Teardown, Priced at Lot Value

By Leah Shafer / February 26, 2016 / 46 Comments

For all of its progress toward becoming a world-class city, Dallas still has a lot to learn about the value of historic architecture. We are tear-down happy. The list of demolished Dallas buildings with significant historic and architectural value would go on for pages. But here are a few recent examples: The 95-year-old red brick traditional […]

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Pentis Envy: Why The Ritz Has The Most Luxurious Penthouse in Dallas

By Jon Anderson / August 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

“Ritz” has been transformed from name to noun by the opulence found in César Ritz and Auguste Escoffier’s Hôtel Ritz on the Place Vendôme since 1898 in Paris. The world has changed as lot since then, but Ritz is still a brand associated with timeless opulence, something we can see today in Penthouse 2200 at […]

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