Know your neighborhood's history, shelving ideas for the DIY set, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | July 30, 2014 - 10:59AM

Find out your neighborhood's old timey former namethen figure out how to actually pronounce it (Curbed NY)

If you've got some extra wall space, try these DIY shelving projects (Design Sponge)

For self-managed co-ops, make the board interview process as painless as possible (Habitat Magazine)

Crowd-funded real estate investments aren't necessarily the foolproof plan they're cracked up to be (Zillow Blog)

Add some color to the walls of your rental without having to paint (or risk your security deposit) (Apartment Therapy)

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