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A Carl Strauss Gem in Indian Hill

A house with the handiwork of two high-profile architects is now on the market.

Screeeeeeam! An Oral History of The Beast

To mark the 35th anniversary, we reached out to 13 people who have been involved over the years in all aspects of the care and feeding of The Beast.

Real Estate: A Designer’s Downtown Showplace

His design mantra? Live with things you love.

Melting Pot

On the outside, it’s all hacienda. But inside, worlds collide.


A Homearama showplace survived foreclosure—and real life.

His Dark Materials

The same man who teaches Shakespeare and Arthur Miller to teenage boys by day has also published not one but two debut novels about serial killers.

The Address: 907 Elm Street, Terrace Park

This 123-year-old home by the Little Miami could come with a dream car.

Mattress Mansion

An organ—and other secrets—inside a Wyoming landmark.

Lodge Life

When it comes to being green, Kermit the Frog has nothing on Cincinnati Zoo Director Thayne Maynard and his wife, Kathleen.

Rustic design gets a contemporary update in Indian Hill

Built on the site of a former Cape Cod, this quietly elegant lodge-style home blends traditional and current design, to jaw-dropping effect.