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Highlight: Frank Lloyd Wright

The American Institute of Architects honored Frank Lloyd Wright in 1991 as “the greatest American architect of all time.”  High praise indeed, but Wright is entirely deserving of such commendation as his prolific creativity has changed the landscape of American architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin on June 8, 1867. He began his career as a draftsman in Chicago, where he worked for Louis Sullivan until 1893, when he left to start his own practice. Wright is most known for his Prairie style homes—flat structures built on horizontal lines and with open interior spaces. He coined

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Booming Housing Markets You Should Consider

Are you thinking about purchasing a home in the near future? Whether you are contemplating a move or just looking to invest in a new property, consider the following U.S. cities, which are home to some of the hottest housing markets in the country. Denver, Colorado Across the country, the housing market is showing a continuing increase in year-over-year (YOY) appreciation. However, some local markets are definitely appreciating at a higher rate than others. Denver, for example, has shown a 9.4% YOY appreciation in home prices, with an estimated 7% overvaluation. With a healthy economy, low unemployment rates, and the

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QUIZ: Where Should I Move?

Where should I move? Where should I live? For all you adventurers and seekers, a time inevitably comes when you feel the pull of the unknown, when you’re struck by the weight of everything you know you’re missing. It’s a big world, and while you can’t see it all, you can certainly try. Want to find out where you really belong? You could spin the globe, blindly point, and hope for the best. Or, you could take our fun and simple, nine question, “where should I move?” quiz. Think of it as a weathervane for the winds of the heart.

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Tips For Growing Succulents Indoors

Are you struggling to keep your succulents alive? Many people share this struggle because succulents can be very temperamental and need just the right environment to thrive. Growing succulents indoors starts with a bit of knowledge about the plants you own and how to choose the best environment to help them to grow. If you’re ready to keep your succulents alive, follow these simple steps! Tips: Focus on the correct climate – The first step is to get the climate just right for these dry-air loving plants. They grow well in areas without humidity. If you live in an area

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2015 Outdoor Patio Trends

With the start of the outdoor season comes the need to spruce up the patio. You’ll be the talk of the neighborhood if you invest in any one of the latest 2015 outdoor patio trends. Today’s trends are all about comfort, relaxation, and a bit of style. Outdoor patio trends for this year also include a bold mix of color and vibrancy. Have fun incorporating a few of these trends into your own home. Vertical Gardens – It seems as though everyone is attempting to grow their own foods this year, and vertical gardens provide an option for home gardening,

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Tour of LPC Headquarters, by #YogaWithMary

LPC Turns 50 (1)

When Lincoln Property Company hired a new Marketing Director for our West Coast portfolio, Mary Missirlian, we found out at the same time that she was “pretty good” at Yoga. Since we’ve had a few of our on-site team members wonder what our National Headquarters looked like, we decided to combine passions. So here is our beloved Lincoln Property Company Headquarters building on McKinney Avenue in Dallas, TX, as showcased by our Mary doing her thing, while she was visiting us in our national marketing office.   Our sign: The entryway: The mat: Tree (get it?): The 1st floor lobby:

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Things To Do in Austin, Texas

There are so many things to do in Austin, Texas this summer! When the temperature starts to climb and the kids get out of school, it’s time to take full advantage of Austin’s vibrant community and the extensive options for summer fun and adventure. Whether visiting for a quick weekend or taking a long trip with the kids in tow – Austin has the perfect summer entertainment that will leave you wanting more.   No matter what you enjoy, Austin, Texas will delight and entertain you! Browse through our list of some of Austin’s highlights. Take a risk. Do something

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15 Vacation Homes You’ll Dream About Forever

Dream vacation homes are getting more incredible with each year. Whether you long to be lounging the summer away beside the ocean or are happy with a cabin in the woods, listed below are some of today’s most impressive properties, from around the world.   Miraval Resort: Catalina, Arizona: This 400-acre property features 27 villas in the Sonoran desert and is continuously rated as one of the country’s top spas. Tucked into the foothills of the mountains   North Shore of Kauai: If you are Mark Zuckerberg and have the $100 million to purchase your dream beach home, the top

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Maximizing Tiny Balconies

Tips to Take Advantage of Your Tiny Balcony This Summer Bryn Huntpalmer Via Modernize   Just because you live in an apartment or a condo, doesn’t mean you can’t have a truly fantastic garden. As more and more people leave the suburbs for city-living, we are becoming experts at maximizing small living spaces. If you are fortunate enough to have a patio or balcony, make the most of that space. Create a quiet respite from a tough day or a charming spot for an impromptu date night! However you choose to use your space, introducing some plant life can add

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May was #AnimalKindness Month

As part of our year-long Kindness Campaign celebrating Lincoln turning 50, we received the following story from a community in Florida, The Latitudes at the Moors. The story and even more so, the way it was told, was so sweet that we just had to share.. It was a nice insight into the kind of folk that work for our great company. We believe it’s this kind of thing that makes the world go ’round. Without further ado, take it away, (Business Manager) Ruth… It started with a strong windstorm at Latitudes at the Moors.  Two baby Blue Jays were

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